Residents of Melbourne and Adelaide may be more at risk from death during an extreme heatwave than their counterparts in Sydney and Brisbane.
Inside a cell, death often occurs like the wave at a baseball game.
At Scripps Pier in San Diego, the surface water reached the highest temperature in 102 years of records, 78.8 degrees.
A 95-year-old woman injured in Greece's deadliest fire last month died early Monday, raising the death toll to 91 as another top official blamed for the disaster stepped down.
Europe sweltered through an intense heatwave on Sunday, with soaring temperatures contributing to forest fires, the closure of nuclear plants and even a threat to the Netherlands' supply of potato fries, although some countries ...
The natural furnace of California's Death Valley was on full broil in July, tentatively setting a world record for hottest month ever.
Researchers are reporting a spiking number of sea turtle deaths in Florida waters plagued by a red tide algae bloom.
Governments that do the best job protecting the rights of the accused have the lowest murder rates, while those that neglect due process have the highest, according to a five-year study of 89 countries by CU Boulder political ...
A heatwave in Quebec in eastern Canada has now been blamed for 70 deaths, officials said Monday.
The death toll from record downpours in Japan jumped to at least 20, with more than 1.9 million people ordered to evacuate on Saturday, as heavy rain continued to strike large areas in the west of the country.