Heat wave set to sizzle southern California

A dangerous heat wave was settling over southern California on Monday, as temperature records continued to fall across the United States, from Texas to Tampa Bay.

Climate change, El Nino drive hottest June on record

The world saw its hottest June on record last month, the EU's climate monitoring service said Thursday, as climate change and the El Nino weather pattern looked likely to drive another scorching northern summer.

Cyclone Biparjoy eases over Indian coast

Cyclone Biparjoy tore down power poles and uprooted trees Friday after pummeled the Indian coastline, but the storm was weaker than feared and there were two confirmed deaths.

How an earthquake becomes a tsunami

The movement between continental and oceanic plates at the bottom of the sea, so-called megathrust earthquakes, generates the strongest tremors and the most dangerous tsunamis. How and when they occur, however, has been poorly ...

Three Chinese astronauts return safely to Earth

Three Chinese astronauts working at the country's space station have returned safely to Earth, state media reported Sunday, hailing the mission as a "complete success".

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