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Mystery fireball lights up sky over Bangkok

<b>(CNN) —</b> Asteroid? Balloon? Space junk?<p>Social media in Thailand lit up Monday morning as commuters posted photos and videos of a mystery fireball that briefly illuminated the Thai capital's sky.<p>The fireball was seen from various locations throughout the city during the morning rush hour. The object …

Social Media

Soaring global temperatures sees hottest June across the world since records began

Latest figures show that 2015 likely to be the earth's hottest year on record with temperatures rising at an unprecedented rate<p>The first six months of the year have been the hottest since global temperature records were compiled 136 years ago.<p>According to a new report compiled by the US …

Alabama pastor sees same-sex marriage as part of civil rights struggle

The arc of the moral universe is long, and the Rev. Dr. Ellin Jimmerson couldn<b>'</b>t be prouder that it's finally bending toward<p>same-sex marriagein Alabama.<p>On Monday morning, unless the<p>U.S. Supreme Courtintervenes, Jimmerson will preside over one of the first same-sex marriages in this state in the …

LGBTQI

Solving L.A.’s Water Problems By Turning It Into A Giant Sponge

As California’s drought problems continue, every drop of water that hits the ground needs saving.<p>When rain falls in Los Angeles, most of it flows away–despite how desperately the city needs water. As the drought continues, and as climate change threatens future water supplies, some experts think …

Snorkeling

Brazil's most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

<b>Brazilian Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's three most populous states are experiencing their worst drought since 1930.</b><p>The states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais must save water, she said after an emergency meeting in the capital Brasilia.<p>Ms Teixeira …

Alaska's toasty temperatures in 2014 worry observers

The biggest state in America, home to more ocean coastline than all others combined, has just set another record. This one, however, is nothing to cheer.<p>For the first time in recorded history, temperatures in Anchorage did not drop below zero once in an entire calendar year. In comparison, Alaska's …

Global Warming

No light at the end of the tunnel for global economy warns IMF boss Christine Lagarde

An ill wind continues to blow through the global economy according to Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund.<p>She voiced a sombre appraisal of the world’s finances in an address to the Council of Foreign Relations in Washington:<p>“Despite the boost from oil prices and despite a …

In one week, Connecticut has had 12 earthquakes

There's no fracking or tectonic plate boundaries in Connecticut, so experts haven't got a ready explanation for a swarm of earthquakes that has hit the eastern part of the state over the last week.<p>There have been 12 quakes since last Thursday, the strongest of them a 3.3-magnitude quake that came …