Getting close to Yosemite’s giant sequoias again

Something all Californians can celebrate took place at Yosemite National Park last week – the reopening of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. The grove closed in 2015 for a major renovation project. That work is now done and the grove can once again be explored by visitors.


Inside the Trump-Kim summit: What it really means

Clearly, the Trump-Kim nuclear-weapons summit had all the elements to make it historic, must-see TV. What is unknown, despite the blizzard of post-summit coverage, criticism and speculation, is exactly what the event might actually mean, if anything.

Solar eclipse

Outside of Makanda, Illinois, a 12-hour drive from the Coast, we see darkness in the middle of the day