The Paris Olympics will be guarded by a massive security operation

French Left Vows New Taxes As Snap Election Draws Near

Left-wing parties in France on Friday pledged to raise 30 billion euros a year from taxing businesses and the rich if they win a majority at snap parliamentary polls, drawing ire from centrists and business leaders.
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Heat kills more people than hurricanes, floods or any other climate-related extreme.

Stressed Out: How To Measure Dangerous Heat

In the hottest year on record, with scorching conditions claiming lives from India to Mexico and Greece sweltering in its earliest-ever heatwave, experts are sounding the alarm over heat stress.
Voters across the EU headed to the polls for the final day of in elections for the bloc's parliament

EU Votes As Far Right Eyes Gains

Voters across Europe cast ballots Sunday on the final -- and biggest -- day of elections for the EU's parliament, with far-right parties expected to make gains at a pivotal time for the bloc.