The Arctic invites images of emptiness. Harsh temperatures lead to barren, sparsely populated landscapes beyond the reach of most travelers. This inaccessibility is what first drew Austrian photographer Gregor Sailer to the region. [Source]
President Joe Biden didn't enter the back-to-back-back meetings on Wednesday with nearly two dozen Democratic lawmakers demanding a deal -- or even looking for one. Things are simply too far apart for that at the moment.
As if hundreds of wildfires, crippling drought and a summer marked by a once-in-a-lifetime heat wave were not enough, more than 20 million Americans in the western US are on alert ahead of another historic heat wave.