Measles Outbreak, Australia Heat, Gay Panic Defense: Stories You Might Have Missed This Week
A measles outbreak hits the Northwest, Australia breaks heat records, and a fourth state mulls banning the gay panic defense.
The Arctic's Oldest, Thickest Sea Ice Is Breaking Up
Arctic ice north of Greenland that normally remains frozen even during the summer has opened up.
Death Valley Is About to Post the Hottest Month in Recorded History
This July in California's Death Valley National Park will mark the hottest month ever measured in human history.
Intensifying Heat Waves Bring Hidden Expenses—Especially for the Poor and Vulnerable
Some of the poorest people in the U.S. end up spending more than 50 percent of their income on energy over the course of the year.
Humid Heat Waves Will Top Limits of Human Survivability
By the end of the century, deadly heat waves could become an annual occurrence in South Asia.