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FILE PHOTO: Col. John Cale Brown and Darlena Brown pose for a portrait with their sons J.C. and Rider at their home in 2017. Picture taken 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Alphabet to deploy balloon Internet in Kenya with Telkom in 2019

By Duncan Miriri

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to (More…)

Fierce winds, arid conditions threaten to stoke deadly Oregon wildfire

By Dan Whitcomb

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fierce winds and arid conditions threatened to feed a massive wildfire in central (More…)

Two rare shark attacks reported along New York’s Fire Island beaches

By Barbara Goldberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two youngsters frolicking in the surf miles apart along the Fire Island National (More…)

Judge rules for Trump administration in suit over family-planning program shift

By Brendan O’Brien

(Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Monday against birth control organizations that sought to block the (More…)

Hawaii tours face new limits after ‘lava bomb’ injuries

By Jolyn Rosa

HONOLULU (Reuters) – Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured (More…)

World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace (More…)

Newborn killed, dozens hurt by North Dakota tornado

(Reuters) – A tornado killed a seven-day-old baby and injured more than two dozen people when it ripped through a (More…)

Flights canceled as Taiwan battens down for powerful typhoon

By Jess Macy Yu

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan braced for Typhoon Maria on Tuesday, prompting school closures and the cancellations (More…)

Firefighters gain on California wildfires as weather cooperates

(Reuters) – Firefighters are gaining momentum as they battle several wildfires that have destroyed dozens of homes and forced the (More…)

Tropical Storm Chris to become hurricane on Tuesday: NHC

(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Chris is expected to develop to hurricane strength on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) (More…)