California has cut off major cities in the Southwest off the waters of the Colorado River, sources said, before touching down on its agricultural supplies

CNN – In closed-door negotiations last week over the fate of the Colorado River, representatives from California’s strong water districts proposed modeling what the basin’s future would look like if some of the West’s largest cities — including Phoenix and Las Vegas — were cut off from the waters, three people familiar with the talks … Read more

Fatal shooting in California highlights mental health problems among older Asian immigrants

Washington – Two mass shootings in California in one week have highlighted the complex mental health issues faced by older Asian Americans who may have been traumatized at home and who — after building a new life in the United States — now find themselves facing additional challenges as they age. According to experts, some … Read more

Why urgent care centers are popping up everywhere

New York CNN – If you’re driving through a busy suburban mall or walking down a street in a major city, chances are you won’t go long without discovering Concentra, MedExpress, CityMD, or another urgent care center. Demand has skyrocketed at urgent care sites during the Covid-19 pandemic as people search for tests and treatments. … Read more

‘I Think This Would Make a Good Movie’: Why a Georgia Realtor Was Invited to Play The Masters

CNN – Until now, the closest Atlanta-based realtor Scott Stallings to Augusta National was nearby Costco. Despite years of trying, he was never able to get a ticket to see the prestigious Masters tournament on the legendary course. As a golf fan from Georgia, major attendance has remained an unspecified item on my bucket list. … Read more

The study found that locally caught freshwater fish contain PFAS toxins

Editor’s note: Subscribe to CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited series of newsletters guide you on how to reduce your personal role in the climate crisis – and reduce your environmental anxiety. CNN – Fish caught in the freshwater of the nation’s major river streams and lakes contain dangerously high levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate, … Read more