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6 Crazy Photos That Show Why California Is Desperate For Rain

At the beginning of the year, water officials said that the water content in the statewide snowpack — which provides roughly one-third of water used for cities and farms as it melts during the spring months — was about 20% of normal for that time of year.<p>To illustrate the severity of California's …

Chinese Yuan's Drop Is Largest Since Its 2005 Currency Revaluation

This is the largest drop since the revaluation in 2005, reports Fiona Law at The Wall Street Journal.<p>The People's Bank of China (PBoC) fixed the yuan at 6.1214 per dollar, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.<p>This reference rate was stronger than the fix on Thursday. But the yuan …

MUSK: Hard Times Must Come For Utilities

In comments made at a panel set up by the California Public Utilities Commission, Musk said addressing climate change depends on upending traditional power providers, and he called on regulators to help lower the cost for renewable providers to compete with them.<p>"There will be some amount of strife …