usatoday.comEarth just had its 400th straight warmer-than-average month thanks to global warmingApril marked the planet's 400th consecutive month with above-average temperatures, federal scientists announced Thursday. The cause for the streak? Unquestionably, it’s climate change, caused by humanity's burning of fossil fuels.
usatoday.comCannes: Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' is the Palme d'Or winner; Spike Lee is runner upThe Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious award, went to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters,' one of 21 films in competition this year. Spike Lee took second place with 'BlacKkKlansman.' This year's jury president was Cate Blanchett.