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Humans caused climate change. Amid the suffering, now they must solve it

Jul. 19, 2024 09:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, scientists warned that continued burning of oil, gas, and coal would have devastating climate impacts. Those impacts are being felt around the world. Climate change is driving extreme weather By all accounts, the last few years have been...

Spain heats up under 1st heatwave of the year as Southern Europe swelters

Jul. 18, 2024 10:41 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain sweated under its first official heatwave of the year with temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees Celcius (104 Fahrenheit) in a large swathe of the country on Thursday, while Italy, Greece and other areas of southern Europe also struggled to stay cool. ...

Greece shuts Acropolis, 2 firefighters killed in Italy as southern Europe swelters in a heat wave

Jul. 18, 2024 04:06 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A heat wave across southern Europe forced authorities in Greece to close the Acropolis Wednesday for several hours and two firefighters died while putting out a fire in the Basilicata region in southern Italy, Italian authorities said. Italy added Palermo,...

Storms flood the Ozarks and strand drivers in Toronto. New York community is devastated by tornado

Jul. 17, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Another wave of severe storms pummeled a wide swath of the United States and Canada, leading to flash floods and water rescues Wednesday in the Ozark Mountains, dropping a tornado that ravaged a community in upstate New York and stranding drivers in high water around...

Toronto cleans up after storm as Trudeau says better infrastructure needed for future

Jul. 17, 2024 15:42 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Cleanup crews worked to get Canada’s largest city back to normal on Wednesday, a day after a torrential downpour flooded Toronto’s major roadways and left thousands without power. Around Toronto, flooding temporarily closed several major roads and left drivers...

US military pier for carrying aid to Gaza will be dismantled, ending a mission plagued by weather and security problems

Jul. 17, 2024 14:41 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US military pier for carrying aid to Gaza will be dismantled, ending a mission plagued by weather and security problems.

Great golf and being on the good side of the draw go a long way at the British Open

Jul. 17, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Justin Thomas made his British Open debut at Royal Troon eight years ago, and it taught him everything he needs to know about what can make this major so maddening. It had nothing to do with gorse bushes or pot bunkers. It was about weather and tee times. ...

At least 40 die after heavy rains pound eastern Afghanistan, destroying houses and cutting power

Jul. 16, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Heavy rains in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 40 people and injured nearly 350 others, Taliban officials said Tuesday. Among the dead in Monday's storm were five members of the same family when the roof of their house collapsed in Surkh Rod district,...

Last summer Boston was afflicted by rain. This year, there's a heat emergency

Jul. 16, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Last summer, Boston was afflicted by rain. This year, the city is baking, with Mayor Michelle Wu this week declaring a heat emergency. Neither scenario has been ideal for kayakers and paddleboarders on the Charles River, although more tend to opt for too much heat...

A dam fails after rain, wind, tornadoes pound the Midwest. The Chicago area is cleaning up

Jul. 16, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people in a southern Illinois town were ordered to evacuate Tuesday as water rolled over the top of a dam, just one perilous result of severe weather that raged through the Midwest overnight with relentless rain and tornadoes and hit the Chicago area especially hard. ...