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Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead

21 Jul 2019

NEW YORK A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centres and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast. | Video

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

20 Jul 2019

NEW YORK A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. | Video

In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having'

12 Jul 2019

In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally," actor Meg Ryan's loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history.

In 'Harry Met Sally' salute, New York deli contest invites all to 'have what she's having'

12 Jul 2019

NEW YORK, July 12 It was the orgasm heard around the world.

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars

03 Jul 2019

On the brink of extinction a half-century ago, the bald eagle is thriving in the internet age, fascinating a devoted corps of Americans who regularly monitor the majestic birds of prey via web-cams set up at more than a dozen nests in the wild. | Video

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon

29 Jun 2019

A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago. | Video

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

26 Jun 2019

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defense contends should have been excluded.

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 conviction for Pennsylvania sex attack

26 Jun 2019

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defence contends should have been excluded.

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

20 Jun 2019

NEW YORK New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050.

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