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Bluebells, lilies, poppies, and more: These are the native wildflowers blooming near you – ABC17NEWS

Jason Busa // Shutterstock Bluebells, lilies, poppies, and more: These are the native wildflowers blooming near you A mountainside filled with orange poppies. The perfect yard with a green lawn and manicured garden is as American as baseball and apple pie—but that doesn’t mean it’s good for the land. Lawns and gardens featuring non-native plants, […]

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In Nashville, it’s against the law to live in a tent on public land. Is that the best way to way to deal with homelessness? – ABC17NEWS

By Nick Watt, CNN Across Tennessee, pitching a tent on public land outside of designated camp sites is now a felony offense. Tennessee is the first state in the nation to take such a draconian step, but it’s just one of a number of states essentially criminalizing homelessness in an effort to reduce the number […]

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Taliban claim they weren’t aware al Qaeda chief was living in Kabul – ABC17NEWS

By Mostafa Salem, Ehsan Popalzai, Paul P. Murphy and Ivana Kottasová, CNN The Taliban have claimed they were not aware that al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was residing in the Afghan capital of Kabul where the US said he was killed in a drone strike over the weekend. “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has no […]

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These cities are better at enduring extreme heat. Here’s what they’re doing different – ABC17NEWS

By Angela Dewan, CNN Blistering heat has returned to western Europe, as some countries like France enter into their third wave of the summer with temperatures expected to reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius), while more than 80% of the US population will experience temperatures over 90 degrees (32C) within the next week, […]

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Images show Kabul house where al Qaeda chief was killed by US strike – ABC17NEWS

By Paul P. Murphy, Shafi Kakar and Masoud Popalzai, CNN CNN has identified the house in Kabul, Afghanistan — a so-called “poppy palace” surrounded by the homes of druglords and warmongers — that was hit by a Hellfire missile drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in the early hours of Sunday morning. […]

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For Asia’s migrant workers, extreme heat is ‘a matter of life and death’ – ABC17NEWS

By Heather Chen, CNN It was mid-afternoon on a sweltering Saturday when Raj, a laborer from northwest India, started feeling dizzy as he hauled heavy bags of concrete mix and sand on a construction site in downtown Singapore. Temperatures had reached 34 degrees Celsius (94 degrees Fahrenheit), but Raj carried on despite the heat and […]

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For Asia’s migrant workers, extreme heat is a ‘matter of life and death’ – ABC17NEWS

By Heather Chen, CNN It was mid-afternoon on a sweltering Saturday when Raj, a laborer from northwest India, started feeling dizzy as he hauled heavy bags of concrete mix and sand on a construction site in downtown Singapore. Temperatures had reached 34 degrees Celsius (94 degrees Fahrenheit), but Raj carried on despite the heat and […]

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Arrest warrant issued for grandmother after 10-month-old is revived with naloxone – ABC17NEWS

By WTAE Staff Click here for updates on this story     PENNSYLVANIA (WTAE) — An investigation is underway in McKees Rocks after first responders had to give naloxone to a baby last night. Police say the call came in for an unresponsive 10-month-0ld boy just before 9 p.m. Sunday. The baby became responsive after being given […]

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‘Sleepwalking to disaster’: Biology prof on how climate change is wreaking havoc on our lakes – ABC17NEWS

By Alexandra Mae Jones, CTVNews.ca writer Click here for updates on this story     Toronto, Canada (CTV Network) — When you head down to a lake in Canada this summer, you might spot more algae covering the surface than usual. This is just one of the scary impacts that our warming planet is having on lakes […]

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This doctor reversed heart disease. Now he wants to do it for Alzheimer’s – ABC17NEWS

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN In 1990, internal medicine specialist Dr. Dean Ornish did what no other doctor had been able to do: He published results of a randomized clinical trial that used advanced imagery scans to show coronary artery disease could be reversed with nothing more than diet, exercise, stress reduction and social support. “I […]