Sydney residents were warned of "catastrophic" danger and a state of emergency was declared Monday as Australia girded for a fresh wave of devastating bushfires.
Sydney region faces 'catastrophic' bushfire threat
An Indonesian palm oil executive was arrested for allegedly ordering the killing two activist journalists who were mediating a land dispute between his company and local residents.
Murder of two journalists leads to arrest of Indonesian palm oil boss
Firefighters in Australia are racing to tackle devastating bushfires that have left three people dead, with authorities warning of perilous conditions ahead, including around the country's biggest city of Sydney.
Australia braces for 'catastrophic' conditions as bushfires rage
Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: They're measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand.
Iceland students see chilling reality of melting glacier
Glass bottles should not be included in the new cashback recycling scheme being introduced in Scotland and across the UK, waste and drinks industry experts have said.
Industry questions value of bottle recycling scheme in UK
Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life.
Pacific bird refuge struggles as ocean garbage patch grows
A court in the US refused to release a convict who argued that he had completed his life sentence when he briefly "died."
Killer in US claims his life sentence is served because he briefly died
Americans are waiting longer to buy their first homes, have more debt and more often need family help to make the purchase amid a supply crunch that is pushing up prices, according to a new data released Friday.
Americans have more debt, need family help to buy homes: Report

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