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Lanni Bailey and a team from Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue enter a flooded house to pull out several cats during the flooding of the Missouri River near Glenwood, Iowa, U.S. March 18, 2019. Passport Aerial Photography/Handout via REUTERS

World must keep lethal weapons under human control, Germany says

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister on Friday called for urgent efforts to ensure that humans remained in control of (More…)

Historic blizzard wanes as it barrels east after pounding parts of U.S.

By Keith Coffman

DENVER (Reuters) – A blizzard of “historic proportions” that hit the U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states (More…)

Colorado trooper killed as ‘Bomb Cyclone’ unleashes snow, high winds

By Keith Coffman

DENVER (Reuters) – A late-winter blizzard slammed U.S. Rocky Mountain and Plains states on Wednesday, unleashing a (More…)

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

By Sharon Bernstein

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air (More…)

Court allows Ohio law blocking Planned Parenthood funding

(Reuters) – A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of an Ohio law to block state funding (More…)

Blizzard threatens U.S. central plains with two feet of snow

By Peter Szekely

(Reuters) – A late-winter storm this week could dump up to two feet (60 cm) of snow (More…)

Deadly plague breaks out on Uganda-Congo border, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) – A deadly form of plague has broken out on Uganda’s border with Democratic Republic of Congo and (More…)

Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals

By Mayela Armas

CARACAS (Reuters) – Maria Rodriguez’s daughter has spent a month in Caracas’s J.M. de los Rios children’s (More…)

World must prepare for inevitable next flu pandemic, WHO says

By Kate Kelland

LONDON (Reuters) – The world will inevitably face another pandemic of flu and needs to prepare for (More…)