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Las Vegas pushes to become first to ban ornamental grass

LAS VEGAS — A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with...

Study: Drought-breaking rains more erratic, rare in US West

BILLINGS, Mont. — Rainstorms grew more erratic and droughts much longer across most of the U.S. West over the past half-century as climate change...

Western rivers face pinch as another dry year takes shape

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As several states in the American West face intense drought, it’s shaping up to be a very difficult year for New...

On tap in California: Another drought four years after last

LOS ANGELES — California’s hopes for a wet “March miracle” did not materialize and a dousing of April showers may as well be a...

Snow, rainfall refills Indiana lake after 2020 drought

MONTICELLO, Ind. — A popular northern Indiana lake that shrank dramatically last year due to a drought and water releases required to protect rare...

Deer native to India starve to death amid drought in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Axis deer, a species native to India presented as a gift from Hong Kong to the king of Hawaii in 1868, have...