A massive forest fire has been raging in Alberta, Canada, for nearly a month. Scientists say warmer, drier weather has increased the frequency and intensity of fires. For this month's Environmental Outlook: wildfires, climate change and threats to North America’s forests.
Joyce Carol Oates presents her newest novel, whose narrator, a 1960s-era college student, struggles with feelings of not belonging as she joins a sorority, has an affair with an African-American grad student, and deals with the death of a family member.
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