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Recent articles by Julia:

Florida health officials investigating 3rd possible monkeypox case in US

Florida health officials are investigating a "presumptive" monkeypox case, making it the third possible case of the virus in the U.S. → Read More

Police searching for gunman in fatal shooting on NYC subway

New York City Police officers are searching for a gunman after a subway passenger was shot and killed in what investigators describe as an unprovoked attack. → Read More

Family of former suspect in disappearance of Brittanee Drexel 'devastated' by investigation

The family of the man who had previously been named a suspect in the 2009 disappearance of Brittanee Drexel said the investigation ruined their lives for years. → Read More

Suspected gunman in California church shooting could face death penalty, prosecutors say

The suspected gunman of a politically-motivated shooting at a California church could face the death penalty for due to a special circumstance his murder charge. → Read More

Hero pastor describes how elderly congregation helped to stop California church shooter

The pastor being hailed a hero for helping to thwart a gunman at a California church described how the mostly elderly congregation were able to overtake the shooter. → Read More

Suspect arrested in disappearance, murder of teen who went missing during spring break 2009

Investigators in South Carolina have made a significant break in the case of Brittanee Drexel, a teen who disappeared in 2009 while vacationing for spring break. → Read More

Shoppers who were regulars, a retired police officer: What we know about the victims of the Buffalo shooting, an alleged hate crime

Ten people were killed as a result of a mass shopping at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, committed in what investigators described as a possible hate crime. → Read More

Retired Buffalo police officer who confronted supermarket gunman hailed as 'true hero'

A retired police officer is being praised for the valiant actions he took to protect others when a gunman opened fire on a supermarket, killing 10 people. → Read More

California panel unanimously rejects proposal for plant to turn ocean water into drinking water

California officials struck down a $1.4 billion plan to build a seaside desalination plant amid a water crisis sparked by megadrought and climate change. → Read More

Wildlife could pose 'catastrophic' risks for power grids, experts say

Sometimes Mother Nature and modern technology just don't mix -- especially when it comes to the nation's power grids. → Read More

Timeline: How a murder suspect escaped an Alabama jail

Multiple law enforcement agencies are continuing their search for a murder suspect who escaped jail by apparently feigning a trip to the courthouse. → Read More

Climate change could increase risk of infectious disease transmission across species, scientists say

Scientists now believe that global warming will significantly increase the number of viral transmissions across species in the coming decades. → Read More

'Unprecedented' water restrictions ordered for millions in Southern California

Unprecedented restrictions have been ordered for millions of residents in Southern California as the megadroght in the region persists and continues to intensify. → Read More

How fire management can be cost-effective way to limit emissions

Scientists are discovering how fire management practices can not only prevent explosive megafires but also help curb climate change. → Read More

Will the $6 billion pledge to make transportation more sustainable be enough? Experts weigh in.

Billions of federal taxpayer dollars are being earmarked to help curb emissions, but is the latest promise of funds enough to propel the U.S. toward its ambitious goals? → Read More

More than a dozen uncontained wildfires continue to burn in the West

Several wildfires are continuing to wreak havoc on landscapes all over the Western U.S., despite winds that have decreased the chances of rapid spread. → Read More

Spread of wildfires in West could be slowed by easing winds

Easing winds could help firefighters temper nearly a dozen uncontained wildfires burning in the West that exploded after days of dangerous fire conditions. → Read More

Megadrought out West expected to intensify, expand east: NOAA

The megadrought that has plagued the West for several decades is not only expected to persist -- it will likely intensify and expand east. → Read More

Wildfires scorching the West could explode due to heavy winds

A wildfire inferno is setting up in multiple states as dangerous fire conditions threaten to spread them even further. → Read More

National Park Week: Why the conservation of these 'living laboratories' is so important

The survival of national parks -- and the landscapes and ecosystems they house -- is precarious as global warming continues. → Read More