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Were significantly lower than the two previous weeks Scott Horsley NPR news Washington taking a look at the numbers the Dow was up thirty three points today the nasdaq rose a hundred and thirty nine points global temperature in March of twenty twenty was the second hottest on record NPR's Rebecca Hersher reports is up more than fifty percent chance this will end up being the hottest year ever recorded global temperatures continue to rise because of climate change that trend is clear in the latest data from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration may June and July are forecast to be hotter than average in most of the U. S. except the upper plains states that follows the second hottest March going back to eighteen eighty the water in the Gulf of Mexico had its hottest March ever this year no a climate scientists say warmer than average temperatures will likely continue this summer although it's too soon to predict exactly how hot the water will be hotter water makes powerful web hurricanes more likely the next three months are also predicted to be Rainier than average in the central U. S. and almost everywhere east of the Mississippi River Rebecca Hersher NPR news and in fact a new study finds much of the western U. S. is baking in what scientists are calling an emerging mega drop the study in the journal science blaming almost half the problem on human impacts on global warming you're listening to NPR most churches in America have moved their services entirely online but many regular worshippers are not participating that's one of the findings from a new poll on how the corona virus is affecting the nation's churches here's NPR's Tom gjelten the poll from the public religion research institute found that ninety seven percent of US Christians who normally go to church at least a few times a year did not attend in person Easter services handled by a three to one margin they think stay at home orders.

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