Cities around the globe felt record-breaking, red-hot temperatures this July: In the United States, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Algeria, Georgia, Armenia, Russia, Oman and China, the thermostat reached all-time highs.
A team of international researchers released what looks like a blueprint for catastrophe this week. On our current path, they warned, humanity might push the planet into an entirely new, hellish equilibrium, unseen since before the emergence of our species millions of years ago.
The secret overtures offering a financial backstop to Kinder Morgan began in March, even though the Canadian government had made it clear, during its early negotiations with the Texas multinational, that it didn't want to buy the pipeline expansion project, says a new document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Toronto has been struck again, laid low by another mass killer. What experiences drive people who kill indiscriminately? National Observer's Sandy Garossino interviews a renowned criminologist for answers.