Tens of millions of people face imminent death from starvation in several African nations. The UN and other aid agencies such as Oxfam are appealing for a massive relief effort.
Wednesday, 21 December 2016
North Pole to warm to near melting point this week: 50 degrees above normal
It's happening again: The temperature at the North Pole is projected to spike to around the melting point, or 32 degrees Fahrenheit, on Wednesday into Thursday, despite the complete lack of sunshine that far north in December. Story here.