Major parks remain open. And despite rangers and employees testing positive, the government is encouraging use of the parks as a social-distancing solution.
Miranda Green is Los Angeles based freelance reporter covering California and the West. Previously she reported from Washington, D.C. for 7 years on energy, environment, climate and political issues, writing for The Hill, CNN, Scripps News and The Daily Beast. Follow her on Twitter @MirandaCGreen
The Interior Department is leaving it up to individual parks whether they close. While some may have hoped to escape there for fresh air, the momentum is headed toward closings.
As acceptance of medical marijuana grows, pet owners increasingly are using the drug to ease the suffering of their furry friends.
The Senate will hold a hearing on reforming the broken security clearance system. Miranda Green reports.
A U.N. panel has released an exhaustive new report on climate change. Miranda Green speed reads.
Supermarkets and food manufacturers depend on food stamps for a significant chunk of their sales each year. Yet as Republicans push for huge, punitive cuts in funding for the program, the big corporations that benefit are keeping silent.
Colorado and Washington have made recreational marijuana use legal. But federal tax and banking laws are making it hard for small businesses there to get off the ground. Congress is trying to help.
In the aftermath of the Kenya mall siege, the Department of Homeland Security is checking on how well shopping centers at home are prepared for possible copycat attacks. Miranda Green reports.
Miranda Green visits Sharpshooters, the small Virginia gun range where the Navy Yard shooter bought his Remington 870.