San Diego County has received hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and technology to deal with disasters. But a Red Cross official said the failure during the outage was in communicating with the public in a timely manner.
Everyday life has changed since 9/11. The most obvious sign of that might be in the front flap of your wallet. Most state driver’s licenses have changed dramatically. One reporter shares what she went through to get a new one.
As part of the multimedia series Retirement Redefined: Recession & The Golden Years, reporters of the Fronteras: Changing America Desk have compiled some fascinating facts about retirement and links to some helpful resources.
Most moms know "breast is best". But putting that saying into practice can be hard. A new support center for moms has opened in the Mexican border city of Juarez. The goal is to increase the amount of time moms breast-feed their children, the benefits of which can extend into adulthood.
For the past few decades, land managers have been trying to eradicate the non-native tamarisk bush. Most recently, they turned to another a non-native species – a leaf beetle - which may be causing more problems that it's solving.
In this economy, retirement plans can unravel when adult children lose jobs, and there are grandchildren to support. In the finale of our multimedia series, more and more seniors are finding their golden years are more crowded than they expected.
Senior officials in the Obama administration pledged their support for renewable energy at the recent National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. But some federal dollars that subsidize the budding industry are running out, and other funds are under threat.
After their parents' were deported, 16 American children moved to an impoverished Guatemalan town. Their future in both countries remains uncertain. It's the final story in our series, "Life After Deportation."