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Climate Change Is Going to Hit Palestine Particularly Hard

7 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Israel just made it through a brutal, record-breaking heat wave. Temperatures hit 105 degrees Fahrenheit in Tel Aviv, 98 degrees in Jerusalem, and 113 degrees in Jericho. The...
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High risk of widespread wildfires across Europe this year, EU says

1 day ago   |   National Post

BRUSSELS - The European Union expects dry weather to cause unusually widespread wildfires in Europe over the coming months, including in the central and northern regions that...
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‘Going in the Wrong Direction': More Tropical Forest Loss in 2019

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Brazil was responsible for more than a third of the total global loss in 2019.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says looting ‘spread like a wildfire' in Chicago, but vows to help businesses rebuild

2 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot denied that the city prioritized protecting the Loop downtown over neighborhoods on the South and West Side over the weekend and promised to help...
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Wildfires can alter Arctic watersheds for 50 years

4 days ago   |   Science Daily

Climate change has contributed to the increase in the number of wildfires in the Arctic and can dramatically shift stream chemistry. Researchers at the University of New...
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'Catastrophe': Siberia experiences record-breaking heat wave

5 days ago   |   NBC News

Heat wave sparks concerns about devastating wildfire season and melting permafrost.
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California Regulators Back PG&E Bankruptcy Plan

5 days ago   |   NY Times

The vote increases the likelihood that the utility will resolve its case by a June 30 deadline and get future liability protection from the state.
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Regulators approve PG&E bankruptcy plan despite safety fears

Regulators approve PG&E bankruptcy plan despite safety fears

5 days ago   |   KCRA

California power regulators on Thursday unanimously approved Pacific Gas & Electric's $58 billion plan for getting out of a bankruptcy caused by in a series of deadly wildfires...
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The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck at a perfect angle to inflict maximum planetwide damage, a study found

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck at a perfect angle to inflict maximum planetwide damage, a study found

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

The massive asteroid that struck present-day Mexico 66 million years ago contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs and 75% of life on Earth. A new study shows that the...
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New York confronts wildfires as dry conditions persist

6 days ago   |   Times Union

Dry conditions - and unattended campfires - are being blamed for a series of brush and forest fires on state park land, according to the state Department of Environmental...
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper opposes Trump on use of military in riots

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that he opposes the use of the military to quell violence in US cities, a stance that runs counter to President Trump's vow to... Read more ...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay...

Study: Same-sex weddings have boosted economies by $3.8 billion since gay marriage was legalized

Same-sex weddings have been a boon for the wedding industry since gay marriage was legalized in 2015 - and in the years since, it's boosted state and local economies by $3.8... Read more ...

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business

AMC Theatres has ‘substantial doubt' it can remain in business AMC Theatres , the world's biggest movie theater chain, said on Wednesday that it has “substantial doubt” it can... Read more ...

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

Trump administration to ban Chinese passenger airlines from US

The Trump administration said Wednesday it will ban Chinese passenger carriers from flying in and out of the US starting June 16, ramping up pressure on Beijing to allow... Read more ...

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

Defense Secretary Mark Esper: 'I Do Not Support Invoking The Insurrection Act'

President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to use the law to deploy the military to police U.S. cities. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few...

National coronavirus updates: Wuhan tests 10 million people, finds few infections

Chinese officials identified just 300 positive cases, all of whom had no symptoms. Read more ...

Kansas adds 169 new COVID-19 cases to top 10,100 total in first update since...

Kansas adds 169 new COVID-19 cases to top 10,100 total in first update since Monday

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 169 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Monday pushing the statewide total to 10,170... Read more ...

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

Trump: I Was Only Inspecting That Bunker

President Trump is disputing reports that he was rushed to an underground bunker as protests raged outside the White House Friday. The president told Brian Kilmeade on Fox New... Read more ...

Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

Margaret Kimberley: Black Misleaders Are Seeking an End to Grassroots Protest

New York City - The aftermath of George Floyd's murder at the hands of Minneapolis, Minnesota police has created a national political crisis. The revulsion caused by this... Read more ...