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67 Percent Of Oregon Now In Extreme Drought

Oregon’s drought has grown dramatically over the past week, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Photo: Oregon Geology

Ali Jackson Celebrate Max Roach At Jazz At Lincoln Center

Drummer Ali Jackson celebrates the music of his mentor, Max Roach, in a one-night-only salute to the father of modern jazz drumming.

10 Years After Katrina, Is New Orleans Better Protected?

Louisiana's plan for flood protection could help save the city, but a historian wonders whether political will exists to put it in place.

USDA Unveils New Plans To Protect Sage Grouse

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he wants to almost double protected habitat for the chicken-sized bird, to 8 million acres by 2018.

Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service