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Fifty years after Silent Spring, assault on science continues

When Silent Spring was published in 1962, author Rachel Carson was subjected to vicious personal assaults that had nothing do with the science or the merits of pesticide use. Those attacks find a troubling parallel today in the campaigns against climate scientists who point to evidence of a rapidly warming world.

Water will run out in 9 days for Sudan refugees, aid agency warns

Water will run out in just nine days for tens of thousands of refugees who have fled from Sudan into South Sudan, overwhelming the few camps in this parched stretch of Upper Nile State, the aid agency Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.