The hottest day on record

If verified the 129.2 degrees Fahrenheit temperature registered in Mitribah, Kuwait on Thursday July 21 will be making part of history. 

Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

Health experts in Brazil have a word of advice for the Olympic marathon swimmers, sailors and windsurfers competing in Rio de Janeiro’s picture-postcard waters next month: Keep your mouth closed.

Mexico “ready” to modernize NAFTA

Mexican Foreign Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu said on Monday that Mexico is “ready” to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, enacted in 1994.