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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

U.S. records 16 new measles cases as outbreak shows signs of slowing

(Reuters) – The United States recorded 16 new measles cases between July 18 and July 25, federal health officials said (More…)

Grasshoppers take Vegas by swarm, disrupting weather radar, tourism

(Reuters) – Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America’s Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring (More…)

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn

By Fiston Mahamba, Kate Kelland and Aaron Ross

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – The resignation of Congo’s health (More…)

Climate records tumble as Europe swelters in heatwave

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) – Soaring temperatures broke records in France, Britain and the Netherlands on Thursday as a heatwave gripped Europe (More…)

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices

By Susan Cornwell and Michael Erman

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance (More…)

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300

By Serajul Quadir and Sudarshan Varadhan

DHAKA/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, (More…)

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors (More…)

Heatwave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

By Barbara Goldberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the (More…)

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars

By Joey Roulette

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years (More…)

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, (More…)