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Test marathon gives Tokyo a taste of what to expect at 2020 Games

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo held a marathon on Sunday as a test case for whether organisers, athletes, and spectators can cope with sweltering temperatures expected during next year's Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Curbing child death in hot parked cars

From DR SHAZ, Petaling Jaya.

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centres offer relief

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment.

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years

(Reuters) - At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border

(Reuters) - Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across the U.S.-Mexico border.

Are you always fighting over the office temperature?

While each of us might have different preferences when it comes to the temperature in our office, research has found the best temperature range for optimal work productivity.

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water

(Reuters) - A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.

No sweat for fitness buffs

PUTRAJAYA Challenge park manager Mohd Bazly Mohammad Najib maintains an active lifestyle during the fasting month because he, in his own words: “simply cannot keep still.”