Jaweed Kaleem

national correspondent at the LA Times

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The combination of heat and drought is putting a huge strain on the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily cut back on water consumption.

Lake Mead supplies water for residents of 3 states plus Mexico. Now it’s sinking to record lows

The combination of heat and drought is putting a huge strain on the state’s water supply, and Governor Gavin Newsom is asking residents to voluntarily cut back on water consumption.

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Georgia could elect its first black woman governor. Michigan and Minnesota could elect their first Muslim women to be U.S. representatives.

Surge in diverse candidates running in the midterm elections

Georgia could elect its first black woman governor. Michigan and Minnesota could elect their first Muslim women to be U.S. representatives.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Evangelicals in Florida say  they'll burn copies of the Koran  on September 11, plans that are being denounced by other religious leaders and by General David Petraeus, the US…

General Petraeus Warns Burning Koran Endangers Troops

Evangelicals in Florida say they'll burn copies of the Koran on September 11, plans that are being denounced by other religious leaders and by General David Petraeus, the US…

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