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Climate change boosts risk of future drought in California

Stanford scientists say the risk of drought in California is being increased by climate change caused by human activity, reports the Contra Costa Times.

GOP attacks the rich guy in Kansas Senate race

Republican Pat Roberts, a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, faces an uphill struggle to win his fourth Senate term from Kansas, say two polls over the weekend.

CSPI petitions to classify salmonella as meat adulterant

The consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest re-filed a petition that calls for USDA to classify four strains of antibiotic-resistant salmonella bacteria as a food adulterant.