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The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate: The Brazilian Amazon has experienced more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas last year's total was around 40,000.

Striking photos show the devastation wreaked by record-breaking fires in the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate due to deforestation and hot, dry conditions exacerbated by climate change.

An Indiana high school student says classmates assaulted him for being gay and sent a video of the attack to his mother

Former students have spoken out, alleging intolerance towards LGBTQ people at the school is nothing new.

A Florida teacher told a transgender girl to either identify as a man or leave his class

The controversy comes the same week another teacher, just 20 miles away, was removed for criticizing student who sat during the Pledge of Allegiance

Photos show why many native Hawaiians don’t want a giant telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea

The world's largest telescope could be built on sacred Hawaiian land, but activists and natives are protesting construction by blocking the roads.
Not everyone is happy about the idea of Costco coming to town.

Almost 800 people signed a petition to stop Costco from coming to their neighborhood

Costco submitted pre-application materials to build a store in the Northgate Mall in Terra Linda and some people are not happy about it.

Trump’s acting immigration chief was part of a group that called immigrants ‘invaders’ and blamed them for diseases and terrorism

Ken Cuccinelli, Trump's acting immigration director, has been calling immigrants foreign invaders since 2007, according to a CNN report.
Migrants are seen outside the U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station in a makeshift encampment in McAllen, Texas, U.S., May 15, 2019.

Migrant children have been molested in federal care, according to families, and the government could end up paying $200 million for it

Migrant families are suing the government for millions of dollars after their children were allegedly hurt or molested while in federal care.

Black vultures that smell ‘like a thousand rotten corpses’ have brought a Florida neighborhood to its knees

Dozens of black vultures, who are vomiting and defecating everywhere, have forced at least one family to abandon their home in Florida.

These 20 states have the most experienced public school teachers

Research shows experienced teachers can lead to better outcomes for students. INSIDER found the top 20 states with the most experienced teachers.
A wild boar is seen at a residential area.

Growing numbers of wild boars, some of which are radioactive, are menacing major cities across the world

Wild boars are flourishing in cities around the world. Here are 21 photos showing them in all their glory.