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Naomi Osaka rallies for Haiti relief as U.S. vows to help

The tennis star said she would give all her earnings from an upcoming tournament to relief efforts for the hard-hit country. Tennis star Naomi Osaka led the charge Saturday for relief efforts following Haiti’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake that has killed hundreds of people. Osaka, the No. 2 player in the world, tweeted that she’s scheduled to […]

Torrential rain lashes Japan submerging buildings, at least 3 feared dead

“I’ve experienced three floods like this so far, but this is the worst,” said Toshimi Kusumoto, a 68-year-old doctor whose clinic was flooded. Torrential rain lashed much of Japan on Sunday, submerging roads and buildings in the western part of the country, while three people were feared dead after a landslide in central Nagano prefecture. […]

Heat waves, wildfires & drought: How this summer is a ‘preview’ of Earth’s coming climate crisis

Extreme weather and oppressive heat have hit from the Pacific Northwest to parts of Europe and North Africa. Climate scientists expect more of it. In a summer already full of extreme weather, it’s the heat waves roasting hundreds of millions of people across three continents that are confirming a grim climate prophecy for many experts. […]