Today: July 23, 2024
Today: July 23, 2024

Beryl leaves millions of Texans without power as dangerous heat descends on the region

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July 09, 2024

(CNN) — Restoring power to millions of Texans slammed by the deadly and destructive storm Beryl could take days or even weeks, posing a dangerous scenario for residents without air conditioning as triple-digit heat index temperatures hit the state.

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Amid humanitarian crisis and ongoing fighting, Africa’s war-scarred Sahel region faces new threat: Ethno-mercenaries

Outside fighters are not merely mercenaries – they are participants in a deeply rooted, historically complex struggle for resources.

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Bugs thrive in urban Los Angeles – volunteers’ traps reveal biodiversity hot spots for city insects and spiders

City life can mean lots of pavement and habitat loss. But many bug species are hanging on, especially in neighborhoods with steady temperatures near the mountains.

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Buses weren’t the only civil rights battleground in Montgomery – the city’s parks still reflect a history of segregation

Montgomery once closed all of its parks rather than desegregate them. Today, the city’s long history of racial inequality is still reflected in the state of its parks and green spaces.

Buses weren’t the only civil rights battleground in Montgomery – the city’s parks still reflect a history of segregation
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Summer of devastating floods shows steep challenge for China as it grapples with extreme weather

Summer of devastating floods shows steep challenge for China as it grapples with extreme weather

Summer of devastating floods shows steep challenge for China as it grapples with extreme weather
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Veteran anti-whaling activist Paul Watson could be extradited to Japan after arrest in Greenland, his foundation says

Veteran anti-whaling activist Paul Watson could be extradited to Japan after arrest in Greenland, his foundation says

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Violence against Brazil's Indigenous people unabated under Lula, report says

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Wildfires plague the West amid a scorching heat wave. Homes burn in Southern California

Wildfires plague the West amid a scorching heat wave. Homes burn in Southern California
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Residents of eastern Canadian community menaced by wildfire can return home

Residents of eastern Canadian community menaced by wildfire can return home
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Scientists discover ‘dark’ oxygen being produced more than 13,000 feet below the ocean surface

Scientists discover ‘dark’ oxygen being produced more than 13,000 feet below the ocean surface