FROM Emily Ayala
With Freezing Temperatures, Growers Face Big Losses Just days ago, California was suffering from record heat. Now the problem is record cold, the lowest temps in some 15 years. That could be devastating for the state's agricultural economy, as we hear from farmers Emily Ayala and Dennis Peitso.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?
Is Venezuela becoming a dictatorship? Venezuela may have the world's largest oil reserves, but it's a nation in trouble… economically and politically. Is a populist promise to rescue democracy turning out to be a prelude to dictatorship?