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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands answers as customers remain without power after Beryl

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands answers as customers remain without power after Beryl

DALLAS (AP) — With around 350,000 homes and businesses still without power in the Houston area almost a week after Hurricane Beryl hit Texas, Gov.
Montreal shelter event seeks homes for pets abandoned on Quebec's annual moving day

Montreal shelter event seeks homes for pets abandoned on Quebec's annual moving day

MONTREAL — Locals flocked to a Montreal animal shelter on Sunday to offer a forever home to dozens of animals who were abandoned during the province's annual July 1 moving day.
Mind the mangroves! Some Kenyans combat the threat of logging with hidden beehives

Mind the mangroves! Some Kenyans combat the threat of logging with hidden beehives

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Dressed in protective clothing and armed with a smoker, Peter Nyongesa walked through the mangroves to monitor his beehives along the Indian Ocean coastline.
The first Titanic voyage in 14 years is happening in the wake of submersible tragedy. Hopes are high

The first Titanic voyage in 14 years is happening in the wake of submersible tragedy. Hopes are high

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The company that owns the salvage rights to the Titanic is undertaking its first expedition to the ship's wreckage in years, and those involved in the mission said they have both heavy hearts and lofty goals for a trip happenin
After Beryl, Houston-area farmers pull together to face unique challenges

After Beryl, Houston-area farmers pull together to face unique challenges

PORTER, Texas (AP) — Hurricanes cause trouble for everyone, but farmers have a whole other list of problems.
Vermont floods raise concerns about future of state's hundreds of aging dams

Vermont floods raise concerns about future of state's hundreds of aging dams

BOSTON (AP) — The latest flooding in Vermont has added fresh urgency to concerns about the hundreds of dams in the state, a third of which are more than a century old.

West Virginia school will remain open for now amid toxic groundwater fears

PADEN CITY, W.Va. (AP) — A small West Virginia school will remain open for now after a court temporarily blocked an effort to relocate classes due to the town’s contaminated groundwater being added to a national cleanup priority list.
Things to know about heat deaths as a dangerously hot summer shapes up in the western US

Things to know about heat deaths as a dangerously hot summer shapes up in the western US

PHOENIX (AP) — A dangerously hot summer is shaping up in the U.S.
Quebec town leaders, residents unite to decide fate of mine with ties to Pentagon

Quebec town leaders, residents unite to decide fate of mine with ties to Pentagon

MONTREAL — Five Quebec municipalities located by a proposed site for a graphite mine with ties to the Pentagon have created an alliance to accelerate public consultations on the project and pressure the provincial government to listen to what locals
World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger ferry will start operating on San Francisco Bay as part of plans to phase out diesel-powered vessels and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions, California officials said Fr