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Pakistan Heat Wave Eases after More than 1,150 Die

Pakistan Heat Wave Eases after More than 1,150 Die

Sea breezes brought lower temperatures on Friday to ease a heat wave that killed more than 1,150 people around Pakistan's teeming port city of Karachi during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

June 26, 2015
Pakistan Heat Wave Deaths Reach 780

Pakistan Heat Wave Deaths Reach 780

A heat wave has killed nearly 800 people in Pakistan's financial hub of Karachi and piled pressure on a beleaguered provincial government

June 24, 2015
Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

Use It or Lose It Laws Worsen Western U.S. Water Woes

ProPublica's “Killing the Colorado” series examines a 139-year-old water law that pushes ranchers to use as much water as they possibly can, even during a drought

June 9, 2015 — Abrahm Lustgarten and ProPublica
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