California is tinder dry. The Southeast is facing a critical shortage of water. Winter is coming late to the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic. Iis it just a spell of weird weather or long-term climate change? Will industry, agriculture and residential development have to adapt to stave off disaster? Also, a trickle of good news on the fires raging across southern California, and Colorado's "miracle team" begins the World Series tonight. Are the Red Sox still loveable?
Banner image: The Lighthouse at Children's Harbor is high and dry on Lake Martin in Kowaliga, Alabama. Photo: Dave Martin/Getty Images