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A spree of heat waves around the world has made international headlines this summer, with record-breaking heat occurring everywhere from Los Angeles to Sweden to Algeria. And in some places, reports suggest they've already taken a deadly toll.
President Trump plans to nominate University of Oklahoma meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier as his top science and technology adviser, ending nearly two years of speculation about White House intentions for the position.
Access to potable water is a constitutional right for the Maldives' 400,000 residents, spread across hundreds of inhabited islands. But it is also a huge financial burden for the Indian Ocean nation, particularly in the face of lengthening dry seasons and encroaching saltwater intrusion related to sea-level rise.
California is weighing how to fight back as the Trump administration readies to weaken vehicle pollution rules while potentially stripping the state's ability to set its own standards.
The battle over car rules is a math problem, and it might have life-or-death consequences.