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FILE PHOTO – The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced it had granted Alphabet Inc. the green light to use solar power balloons to bring cellular service to Puerto Rico, which has struggled to regain communications services since Hurricane Maria hit last month. The...
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The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is pictured in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Eight patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, bringing total number of storm-related fatalities in Florida to 20. The incident raised worries Wednesday about the safety of millions of senior citizens amid power...
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Four days can do a lot of damage. Photographer: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
In a recent talk about his new book, “Scale,” physicist Geoffrey West described climate change as a form of entropy –- disorder that’s created as the price of all the order and creative energy pent up in cities. In this view, climate change is not, as some argue, just...
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Police patrol the area as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in San Juan, Puerto Rico. REUTERS/Alvin Baez
Britain flew additional aid supplies to the Caribbean on Friday after Hurricane Irma flattened homes and schools and flooded hospitals, causing the British Virgin Islands to declare a state of emergency. The governor of the islands, Gus Jaspert, said in a message to...