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Residents Slam 'Lack Of Safety Improvements' After Flat Fire Near Grenfell Tower

A fire at a block of flats close to Grenfell Tower has sparked outrage among residents, who criticised what they said was a lack of safety improvements since the 2017 blaze that killed 72 people.

Temperature in Phoenix Spikes to Hottest of the Year

The temperature in Phoenix hit a whopping 115 degrees Tuesday, making it the city's hottest day so far this year.

Number Of US Overdose Deaths Appears To Be Falling

U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.

Ebola Outbreak In Congo Declared A Global Health Emergency

WHO: The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency; the virus spread this week to a city of two million people.

Good Mental Health Resources Can Help Overcome Life's Storms

According to the World Health Organization, health is a “complete state of physical, mental and social well-being, not the mere absence of disease or infirmity.

Tropical Storm Barry Threatens A Long, Slow Drenching

Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in for what forecasters said will be a long drenching that could trigger flooding in and around New Orleans.

New Orleans's Levees Face A Hard Test As Storm Bears Down

Even as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Mississippi River's levees held up when those in other parts of the city did not.

Passengers Violently Ejected From Seats On Turbulent Flight

Dozens of people were violently slammed off the ceiling of a jetliner that encountered unexpected and intense turbulence over the Pacific Ocean Thursday.

Earthquakes Rattle Proficiency Of Self-Driving Cars

What would self-driving driverless cars do if they were faced with driving in an area that was experiencing an earthquake?

Report: Telescope in Space Needed to Spot Asteroids Hurtling Toward Earth

Asteroid Watch: Only about one-third of the estimated 24,000 near-earth objects large enough to cause regional or national destruction have been cataloged.