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2009-03-10 11:47:11

Retail sales in the United States rose slightly in the week ending March 7, the International Council of Shopping Centers-USB reported Tuesday. Sales were up 0.2 percent for the week and down 0.9 percent compared with the same week of 2008, the report said. Around the country, the pace of customer traffic was stronger ...

2006-09-02 00:35:00

China is predicting rain next week to ease the worst drought to hit southwest China in more than a century and bring down record-high temperatures.

2006-08-18 02:35:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - The current heat wave will continue in many areas of Japan for at least another week from Saturday, and then start cooling down, the official forecaster said on Friday.

2006-08-01 12:20:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parts of eastern United States prepared on Tuesday for a potentially deadly heatwave with the mercury forecast to top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) but power grid operators assured demand could be met.

2006-07-19 07:50:00

Authorities scrambled to save lives in a heatwave in northern Europe on Wednesday, hoping to avoid a repeat of the hot weather in 2003 that killed 15,000 people in France and 2,000 in Britain.

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2006-07-12 08:40:00

If you think dinosaurs are hot today, just think back to about 110 million years ago when they really ran hot and heavy. In fact, the size of the largest dinosaurs may ultimately have been limited by their body temperatures.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.