For centuries, the Catholic church has kept a secret archive of documents regarding matters of a sensitive nature. Now, as sexual abuse cases play out in the courts, the information in those files is coming to light.
Drought is putting a big strain on the Colorado River, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven different states. Federal officials have called a meeting today in San Diego to try to address the issue.
Recently the US Agency for International Development announced a new project designed to combat world hunger. They would support research to develop wheat and rice seeds that were resistant to extreme heat and high levels of salt.