Residents of the Santa Fe Irrigation District in California used an average of 584 gallons of water a day, nearly five times the average for coastal Southern California. Although drought has blanketed the entire state, the burdens of the dry reservoirs have hardly been spread evenly.
The controversial White Palace is a lavish Ottoman-themed compound that many view as a symbol of President Recep Erdogan’s polarizing and authoritarian leadership style — and his efforts to appropriate and reshape Ataturk’s far-reaching legacy.
Charlie Davies scored twice to help the New England Revolution advance to the MLS Cup. The 2-2 draw with New York gave New England a 4-3 victory in the two-game, aggregate goals Eastern Conference finals. The Revolution will play either the Sounders or the Los Angeles Galaxy for the title.
It’s not clear if a virus wiping out millions of sea stars is being influenced by climate change. But scientists say rising temperatures likely will make ocean disease outbreaks more problematic in the future.