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California wildfire destroys 10 houses, 22 other structures

Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week...

Ban-Ki Moon joins 310,000-strong March for climate action

Hundreds of thousands marched through Manhattan and in cities around the world today demanding government action on climate change in what organizers...

NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year

NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million‑mile (711 million kilometer) journey that began nearly a year ago.

Body of murdered Brit flown home from Thailand

The body of murdered holidaymaker Hannah Witheridge, 23, has returned to Britain from Thailand, her family said on Sunday.



Weak yen putting Japan at recession risk - Ex-BOJ deputy

Japan is in danger of falling into a recession as the yen’s decline reduces the purchasing power of households and squeezes corporate profits, said a...

World Bank says further ebola spread would see catastrophic cost

The economic costs of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will escalate to “catastrophic”...

Obama, UN, US home sales, IPOs, Nike: The week ahead

U. S. sales of previously owned and new homes probably climbed in August as the market strengthened, data this week will show.

Gold bulls extend longest 2014 exit as prices drop: Commodities

Hedge funds extended this year’s longest exit from bullish gold bets as slumping prices and...