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UNESCO warns of threat to Great Barrier Reef

The UN’s heritage body urged Australia to do more to conserve one of the world’s most spectacular natural sites.

Rocket to resupply space station breaks apart after launch

A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke up Sunday shortly after liftoff.

Hospitals adapt as opioid epidemic hits infant victims

Hospital data suggest that the rate of drug-dependent newborns is two to three times the national average.

Drought in North Korea strains electricity generation, growth

The country is already struggling after decades of economic mismanagement.

Space Station awaits supply flight

SpaceX stands ready to launch a load of supplies this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia.

World’s aquifers draining rapidly, researchers say

Nearly a third of the world’s 37 largest aquifers are being drained faster than they are being replenished, according to a recent study.

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