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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc

By Zarir Hussain

GUWAHATI, INDIA (Reuters) – Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing (More…)

First Ebola patient in eastern Congo’s main city dies, fears of epidemic spreading

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – The first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest city, Goma, (More…)

On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

By Lianne Back and Tova Cohen

REHOVOT, Israel (Reuters) – Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to (More…)

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

By Joey Roulette

BOULDER, Colo. (Reuters) – As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for (More…)

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down

By Collin Eaton and Kathy Finn

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry’s (More…)

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with ‘extreme rain,’ flooding risk

By Kathy Finn

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical (More…)

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane

(Reuters) – A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make (More…)

Branson’s virgin orbit completes key rocket test

By Eric M. Johnson

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of (More…)

California expanding early quake detection and warning system

By Alex Dobuzinskis

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California officials are spending more than $40 million on an earthquake early warning (More…)

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, (More…)