Fahrenheit

Michael Schumacher of Germany after a test drive prior to the Race Of Champions at Rajamangala national stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong, File)

Schumacher stable but brain injury still critical

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Formula One great Michael Schumacher’s condition was stable but still critical overnight as he remained unconscious following a brain injury suffered in a skiing accident, his manager said Wednesday. Sabine Kehm […]

01/01/2014

The sun sets behind the Kukulkan Pyramid in the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza in Mexico. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war […]

08/01/2013

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Experts say expect bigger, fiercer wildfires in West

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There’s a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer: More heat, more drought, more fuel and more people in […]

07/05/2013

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US roasts to hottest year on record by landslide

WASHINGTON (AP) — America set an off-the-charts heat record in 2012. A brutal combination of a widespread drought and a mostly absent winter pushed the average annual U.S. temperature last year up.

01/08/2013