David Owen

New Yorker magazine, Author

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Sand is used to build almost everything, including our roads and buildings.

Why is sand vanishing from the world?

Sand is used to build almost everything, including our roads and buildings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Colorado River supplies water to 6 million acres of farmland and 36 million Americans, including Angelenos. Last week, it was named the most endangered river in America.

Traveling along the most endangered river in America

The Colorado River supplies water to 6 million acres of farmland and 36 million Americans, including Angelenos. Last week, it was named the most endangered river in America.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are more water-rights to the Colorado River than there is water — and 16 years of drought in the Western States have led to a serious water crisis.

The Colorado and America's Water Crisis

There are more water-rights to the Colorado River than there is water — and 16 years of drought in the Western States have led to a serious water crisis.

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Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States.

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In the second part of the “Scheer Intelligence” interview with Jonathan Alter, the author of “His Very Best” examines the former president’s mixed foreign policy record.

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Following the January 6 insurrection at the U.S.

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