Three million Americans have allergies to peanuts or tree nuts, but scientists are learning to desensitize the body and prevent severe reactions. Follow one patient's journey from peanut fearer to peanut conqueror.
Fall, not summer, is fire season in California. The aftermath of rainless but foggy summers and a shift in the winds that normally bring cool, moist air from the Pacific but instead blow from the dry, warm interior create the perfect recipe for fires. That weather pattern exploded this October into deadly wildfires that affected air quality all over the Bay Area.
The Internet has become as critical to society as the telephone was in the 20th century, and struggles over how to provide fair and equal access, competition, and business opportunity will rage for some time to come.