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In our news wrap Tuesday, an FDA advisory panel voted to recommend that the CDC approve Moderna's vaccine for kids 6 to 17 years old, the Labor Department says wholesale prices were up 10.8 percent from a year ago, the…
By PBS NewsHour
It is unbearably hot in India right now as a brutal heat wave scorches the region. While temperatures in some areas have surpassed 120 degrees Fahrenheit every year, the recent wave started early, leading to school closures, landfill fires and…
By Ali Rogin, Claire Mufson
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday urged authorities to strengthen their efforts to fight wildfires across northeastern Siberia, calling the situation “unprecedented” as fires threatened people’s homes.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Spain set a new provisional heat record of 47.2 degrees Celsius (116.96 Fahrenheit) on Saturday as Southern Europe sweltered under a relentless summer sun. Italy put 16 cities on red alert for health risks and Portugal warned 75% of its…
By Associated Press
By Scott Denning, The Conversation
Not every extreme weather event is caused by climate change, but heat waves that were once ridiculously improbable are showing up more often. Just ask Portland.
By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
A giant panda comeback, microchip manicures and Judy Garland’s “Wizard of Oz” isn’t in Kansas anymore. Check out these stories and others you might have missed on this week's episode of 5 Stories.
By Barbara Rodriguez, The 19th
As climate change exacerbates the effects of weather events like flooding, hurricanes and wildfires, it increases the likelihood of more displaced people who are facing housing insecurity and homelessness. …
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
As forecasters warned of record-breaking temperatures in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada, officials set up cooling centers, distributed water to the homeless and took other steps. Still, hundreds of people likely died.
By Sara Cline, Associated Press
The heat was expected to break all-time records in cities and towns from eastern Washington state to Portland to southern Oregon, with temperatures in many areas expected to top out up to 30 degrees above normal. It’s a dangerous forecast…
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