As Martin County tries to fix its deteriorating system, old pipes across the country continue breaking down. The challenges are huge: Experts estimate that it will take $1 trillion to support demand for drinking water over the next 25 years.
Hampshire College, which has no admissions tests or grades, is embarking on a frantic fundraising campaign and an urgent effort to cut expenses without losing its soul. Its struggles serve as a case study for the growing ranks of small liberal arts schools in financial jeopardy.
“Climate change is happening faster than it’s ever happened before in our record,” said the chief for the nation’s northernmost climate observatory. The transformation has disrupted livelihoods and cost the lives of at least five people who fell through ice that melted sooner than expected.
The statements made by the caller added credence to complaints by supporters of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) that the political fixation on her statements about 9/11 could amount to an incitement of violence.