More Drought Articles

  • Dominican Republic installs beach despite drought

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic is being criticized for building a temporary artificial beach amid a drought. The yearly project is intended for those who cannot afford to travel during Holy Week and will include 12 pools near a boardwalk in the capital of...

  • Drought bill targets homeowner association rules

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill moving through the Legislature protects people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping. AB2104 passed the Assembly Thursday on a 71-1 vote without debate. The bill's author, Democratic Assemblywoman...

  • Editorial cartoon: California desert

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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