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Iceland loses first glacier to climate change

World / Science & Health Aug 19, 2019

Iceland loses first glacier to climate change

Iceland on Sunday honored the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warned that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate. As the world marked the warmest July on record, a bronze plaque was mounted on ...

Bontaro Dokuyama: The art of expression

Art Aug 19, 2019

Bontaro Dokuyama: The art of expression

by Jennifer Pastore

After the Great East Japan Earthquake, Fukushima native Bontaro Dokuyama began to focus on becoming an artist, explaining that he didn't see much expression from his home area: "If the audience enjoys having their thoughts provoked, that is enjoyable for me as an artist."

Rugby World Cup in Japan set to kick off in one month

Rugby Aug 19, 2019

Rugby World Cup in Japan set to kick off in one month

Tuesday in Japan marks one month to go until the country becomes the first Asian nation to host the Rugby World Cup, the sport's quadrennial showpiece that to date has been dominated by the Southern Hemisphere powerhouses. Twenty teams will battle it out for the ...

Madison Keys caps surprising run with Western & Southern Open title

Tennis Aug 19, 2019

Madison Keys caps surprising run with Western & Southern Open title

Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open. Who's going to be healthy on the women's side? Will stumbles in the men's bracket at the Western & Southern Open carry ...