At least 85 wildfires torch 1.5m acres across drought-hit US west
At least 85 active wildfires have torched roughly 1.5m acres across 13 US states, mostly in the west, where the parched landscape has fueled the fast-moving flames and caused extreme fire behavior that has proved difficult to contain.
Dixie fire scorches nearly 200,000 acres, doubling in size in days
What's become the 15th largest fire in California history has doubled in size in less than a week, destroying homes in its wake.
Wildfires ravage the Italian island of Sardinia in 'a disaster without precedent.'
About 1,000 residents and tourists have been evacuated from areas of western Sardinia that were ravaged by wildfires over the weekend, with forests, pastures and villages on the Italian island engulfed in flames.
The Patriots beat the Dolphins thanks to a convict and snowplow
Game balls typically are reserved for star players. Quarterbacks are a popular choice. So is anyone who scored a game-winning touchdown or kicked a last-second field goal.
City green-lights Revel e-cab fleet after months-long licensing squabble * Brooklyn Paper
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Xiaomi unveils 27" 165Hz gaming monitor, Wi-Fi 6 router, a new scooter and an air fryer
Xiaomi expanded its lineup of "AIoT" products today, a nebulous category that covers everything from Wi-Fi routers to air fryers. Both with smart Internet of Things features, of course.
Wildfires Ravage Sardinia in 'a Disaster Without Precedent'
A 25-mile swath of vegetation, farms and villages is hit by one of the largest wildfires in decades, devastating the Italian tourist destination.
'When disaster strikes, you have to help': the volunteers in a global crisis
Anas Alakkad and Faris Allahham, Germany
Thunderstorms leave cars and buses stranded in London
Buses and cars have been left stranded after thunderstorms flooded roads across London.
Parts of London flooded as post-heatwave thunderstorm warning issued
Motorists had to be rescued by emergency services after heavy rain left roads flooded in parts of London.