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NASA: Human Activities Are Drying Out The Amazon

(CNN) - The Amazon rainforest is drying out because of human activities, and it could increase the risk of fires. That's a warning from NASA, which has been analyzing the atmosphere above the Amazon over the past 20 years.…

Cabo San Lucas To Charge $19 Tourist Tax Starting Saturday

(CNN) - If you're planning to vacation in Cabo, get ready to pay a new tourist tax. State government officials in Mexico say all foreign tourists will have to pay an extra $18.50. Visitors who fly into Baja California…

Study:E-Cigs Helped Thousands In England Quit Smoking

(CNN) - There are concerns about lung-diseases associated with vaping in the U.S., but a study out of the U.K. suggest e-cigarettes can still help some people. New research published in the scientific journal Addiction found that vaping helped…

Prince Harry Acknowledges Rift With Brother

(CNN) - Britain's Prince Harry is opening up about tensions with his older brother, Prince William. In an ITV interview that aired Sunday, Harry said the two are on 'different paths.' He also said they don't see each other…

Zimbabwe: Activists Work To Prevent Sale Of Baby Elephants

(CNN) - Wildlife activists in Zimbabwe are trying to halt an alleged plan to sell 35 baby elephants to China and Pakistan. This attempt is part of an ongoing row over wildlife exports. Environmental lobby group advocates-4-earth say that…

Study:Climate Change Will Increase Ebola Outbreaks

(CNN) - A new study suggests climate change could bring an Ebola outbreak to the U.S. The journal Nature Communications published the study Tuesday. In it, researchers found that in the next fifty years, the world will see an…

Amsterdam Raises Tourist Tax To "Highest In Europe"

(CNN) - Amsterdam wants tourists to pay more when they visit. The Dutch capital has added a 3 Euros per person rate to its current 7% tax on hotel rooms. The city already has one of the highest tourist…

UN Climate Report Issues Dire Warning For Oceans

(CNN) - The world's oceans are at risk; more than initially thought. That's according to a landmark UN climate report on human-caused global warming released Wednesday. Findings show that the sea levels will likely rise more than previously projected…

Megan Markle Launches Clothing Collection

(CNN) - On Thursday Megan Markle launched a "smart set" capsule collection in collaboration with UK charity "Smart Works" which helps unemployed women. The items in the collection are designed for women to wear to work and for every…

Prince Harry And Meghan Plan Family Trip To Africa

(CNN) - Prince Harry, Meghan and little Archie will soon head out for their first family trip to South Africa. Prince Harry announced details of the trip in an Instagram post Sunday, saying it will happen "In just a…