A fast-moving blaze in the central part of the state, whipped up by hot temperatures and dry vegetation, has burned more than 1,900 acres. Officials warn conditions are ripe for more wildfires.
The international agency that regulates anti-doping testing has shut down the Brazilian lab, raising doubts that it can be ready for the Summer Games, which start in August.
Seminar participants were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over hot coals. Instead, dozens at the Dallas event were treated for burns. A Robbins representative says there was no emergency.
Flooding across West Virginia has killed at least 23 people and seriously damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes. It’s the worst flooding in a century for some areas of the state.
Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like homebuyers seeking low-interest loans.
The influential keyboardist and composer had been diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer. Worrell was a key member of Parliament-Funkadelic and played with the Talking Heads.
Herr’s book Dispatches redefined the genre of war reporting. “I was there to watch,” he wrote. “I went to cover the war and the war covered me; an old story, unless of course you’ve never heard it.”
The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.’s announcement that it’s leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.
Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it’s urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.
After more than 40 years in the political and economic bloc, Britain voted to withdraw from the EU. English novelist Robert Harris and the BBC’s Jonny Dymond talk to Rachel Martin and David Greene.
More than 100,000 Minnesotans will need to look for new insurance for 2017. Blue Cross Blue Shield is pulling back from the state’s market for individual policies, citing heavy losses.
Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there’s a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don’t want.
That’s the price for a solar energy package from Off-Grid Electric, who’s lit up the homes of 100,000 people without electricity in Tanzania.
A crazy idea helped get rid of the screwworm fly, which once took a toll on cattle. Now the strategy is being used in the battle against Zika.
As markets lurched after Great Britain’s vote to withdraw from the European Union, leaders weighed in with worries, expressions of solidarity with the EU — and some soul-searching about its future.