Tropical Storm Imelda unexpectedly dropped an extraordinary 43 inches of water in an area of southeast Texas, making it one of the top 10 wettest storms in U.S. history. The region typically sees about 63 inches of rainfall total in a given year.
Jamie Margolin, a 17-year-old climate activist, writes, "With colonialism came the idea that nothing — not air, water, trees or animals — was sacred or priceless. And this historical mind-set is the core of how we got to the climate disaster."
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With crowds that are said to number 15,000 to 20,000 people, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s rallies have become a defining feature of her presidential campaign. We attended one this week to find out why. Listen to "The Daily."
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