Fires Set Stage for Irreversible Forest Losses in Australia

Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climate brings profound changes to the island continent. Heat waves and drought have fueled bigger and more freque...
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Is Iran Now Too Powerful for Israel to Defeat?

Chuck Freilich knows Israel's military capabilities and politics inside out. After all, he is a former deputy Israeli national security adviser. Now he's a senior fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center...
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New Evacuations Ordered Because of Florence Flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. "I'm so sad just thinking about all the...