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The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding

If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding

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New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already be...
17:16 2019-07-10

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts wor...
12:48 2019-07-12

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted....
00:16 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the ...
01:16 2019-07-14

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn th...
13:48 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat ...
12:48 2019-07-14

Tropical storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted....
14:48 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for th...
16:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Servi...
05:16 2019-07-13

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least...
15:16 2019-05-27

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
16:48 2019-06-03

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands ...
22:48 2019-07-10

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (N...
17:16 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is y...
01:48 2019-07-14

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying Ne...
21:16 2019-07-13

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is v...
15:32 2019-07-12

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. Nat...
04:48 2019-07-12

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge...
06:48 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
19:32 2019-07-11

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
07:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
12:48 2019-07-11

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong w...
18:16 2019-07-09

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding...
09:16 2019-05-28

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes l...
15:01 2019-07-12

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to av...
11:16 2019-07-14

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 201...
12:16 2019-07-11

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulat...
14:16 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and fl...
12:48 2019-07-12

A weather system heading toward Florida not likely to turn into a tropical storm As it travels toward Florida, a disturbance that's now over the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a full-fledged tropical storm by Wednesday, acco...
19:48 2019-07-22

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, whi...
12:48 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tr...
17:16 2019-07-13

Oil rises on tropical storm disruptions, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices inched up on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output was halved by disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global ...
15:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
14:48 2019-06-30

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm B...
22:32 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical St...
15:01 2019-07-12

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying Ne...
17:16 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could be...
11:16 2019-07-01

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. T...
15:32 2019-05-21

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest c...
22:16 2019-07-14

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. ...
09:32 2019-07-13

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first A...
11:48 2019-07-12

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, b...
17:16 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahea...
01:16 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds g...
09:32 2019-07-13

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The tre...
17:48 2019-07-10

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfa...
05:48 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barr...
15:32 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, official...
13:32 2019-07-14

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flo...
16:16 2019-07-11

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flo...
17:16 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first A...
08:48 2019-07-12

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
10:16 2019-07-12

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.  ...
13:48 2019-07-11

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could po...
21:48 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of t...
03:48 2019-07-14

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaste...
02:32 2019-07-12

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potent...
11:16 2019-07-07

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to c...
15:32 2019-07-14

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the p...
23:16 2019-06-18

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall ...
07:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres. &...
01:00 2019-07-13

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least...
15:48 2019-07-11

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.      ...
11:32 2019-07-10

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurri...
22:16 2019-07-11

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm track: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday. ...
10:48 2019-07-13

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thu...
07:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more likely flooding from slow, heavy rains than high winds in Louisiana. &...
20:48 2019-07-12

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though co...
17:48 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 ...
16:48 2019-07-13

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast....
16:32 2019-07-12

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.  ...
11:48 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion d...
23:48 2019-07-16

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
19:32 2019-07-11

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency M...
05:32 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
18:16 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted....
10:48 2019-07-13

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane right before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. Earlier Saturday: an island helicopter rescue    ...
14:48 2019-07-13

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.  &#...
21:32 2019-07-09

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesda...
19:16 2019-07-15

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that dest...
00:01 2019-06-19

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
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12:16 2019-05-28

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the De...
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Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic' Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on importe...
11:48 2019-05-21

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
20:32 2019-07-15

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02:32 2019-05-22

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16:00 2019-07-07

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00:48 2019-05-29

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15:00 2019-05-27

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03:16 2019-06-17

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10:32 2019-06-17

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16:32 2019-06-21

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than...
14:16 2019-06-28

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00:32 2019-07-18

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports...
03:16 2019-05-23

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12:16 2019-05-28

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17:16 2019-06-17

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii De...
01:16 2019-05-28

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16:16 2019-07-17

Audi recalls 2020 e-tron over potentially faulty grommet Audi of America is voluntarily recalling its new e-tron battery electric vehicle, which went on sale in April in the U.S., to replace a wiring gromme...
23:32 2019-06-10

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07:32 2019-06-06

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17:16 2019-06-30

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13:32 2019-06-12

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent ...
23:16 2019-06-11

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12:01 2019-07-09

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13:00 2019-06-03

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11:16 2019-06-21

Court wants Jeffrey Epstein’s potentially defaming documents made public They could reveal new allegations of abuse against “numerous prominent American politicians, powerful business executives, foreign presidents, a well...
20:48 2019-07-03

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10:32 2019-07-12

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three a...
20:01 2019-05-23

Bradley Beal left off all-NBA team, as Wizards potentially sidestep supermax dilemma Following a career year, Beal received 31 points in third-team votes and 34 overall points, the most of all other players left off one of the three a...
20:01 2019-05-23

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial ...
17:48 2019-06-23

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15:32 2019-06-13

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10:16 2019-07-12

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08:37 2019-05-21

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08:31 2019-05-21

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20:16 2019-07-08

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02:16 2019-05-24

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15:32 2019-07-21

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16:01 2019-07-10

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23:32 2019-06-22

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 ho...
11:32 2019-07-22

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the nort...
03:00 2019-07-11

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10:48 2019-05-27

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09:48 2019-06-03

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17:48 2019-06-17

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20:48 2019-07-15

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11:32 2019-06-05

NHC says 60% chance of tropical cyclone near Andros Island, Bahamas An area of low pressure located near Andros Island in the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. Nati...
22:32 2019-07-22

Tropical Depression Three forms over Bahamas, no major strengthening seen: NHC Tropical Depression Three has formed over the Bahamas, but no significant strengthening is expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an ad...
22:32 2019-07-22

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keepin...
21:16 2019-06-20

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holid...
16:32 2019-06-20

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How P...
04:32 2019-07-15

Severe weather spurs flooding in New Jersey Severe storms containing heavy rains and strong winds spurred flooding across New Jersey, disrupting travel and damaging some property. The storms st...
16:48 2019-06-20

Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers A slow-churning, torrential rainstorm soaked the nation’s capital Monday, knocking out power to thousands and prompting dozens of water rescues acros...
17:16 2019-07-08

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe...
11:16 2019-06-15

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock h...
05:16 2019-07-02

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency official...
18:32 2019-05-31

| WATCH: 70 000 families displaced in Paraguay flooding Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70 000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country...
12:32 2019-05-27

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and th...
11:16 2019-05-31

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded hi...
19:48 2019-05-26

Intense rainfall causing flooding in Okla. Widespread flooding is occurring in areas along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas. By Tuesday, hundreds of homes in Sand Springs, west of T...
03:16 2019-05-29

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are ...
22:48 2019-05-25

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking f...
23:16 2019-05-24

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road...
16:16 2019-05-22

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying...
15:32 2019-06-01

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages ...
17:16 2019-07-13

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking f...
01:16 2019-07-15

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico l...
01:32 2019-07-10

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenho...
12:32 2019-05-26

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this ...
21:16 2019-06-11

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, though...
03:48 2019-05-23

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out fo...
09:16 2019-07-12

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have not...
08:48 2019-06-11

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will...
19:48 2019-05-24

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the...
17:32 2019-05-24

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably le...
12:48 2019-06-01

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on...
20:16 2019-07-22

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has ...
04:16 2019-05-25

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursd...
02:32 2019-06-07

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane....
04:16 2019-07-11

Don't expect big tax breaks on losses from flooding, storms Changes under Trump's tax reform put a new limit on the casualty losses that can be claimed on a federal tax return after a major storm.  ...
08:16 2019-06-22

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten b...
18:32 2019-05-30

Barry becomes hurricane as officials warn of rain and flooding to come New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 lose powerNHC director details ‘amazing amount of moisture’Tropical Storm Barry strengthened int...
11:32 2019-07-13

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
17:48 2019-07-15

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
06:32 2019-06-12

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels o...
12:48 2019-06-12

40 cattle swept downriver in southern Minnesota flooding BYRON, Minn. (AP) — About 40 cattle were swept away from their pasture in southern Minnesota as heavy rainfall caused the Zumbro River to swell. Olms...
13:48 2019-06-28

Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they’ve taken a financial hit as floodi...
13:48 2019-06-07

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane...
15:16 2019-07-08

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip ...
18:48 2019-05-24

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new c...
20:48 2019-06-05

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investi...
10:16 2019-05-21

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the e...
01:16 2019-06-14

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, o...
14:48 2019-06-19

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death ...
08:16 2019-05-30

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete accept...
17:48 2019-06-04

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselv...
15:32 2019-07-12

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed compu...
20:00 2019-06-21

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested scienc...
18:16 2019-06-02

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars ...
05:48 2019-07-09

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be on...
22:48 2019-06-06

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
22:00 2019-07-10

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkiller...
13:00 2019-07-20

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
10:48 2019-07-20

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face t...
06:16 2019-07-20

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charg...
15:48 2019-07-19

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hotte...
19:48 2019-07-16

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long ...
22:48 2019-07-22

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring...
08:00 2019-07-16

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.      ...
13:16 2019-06-27

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major...
00:32 2019-07-16

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the c...
18:16 2019-07-15

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few d...
13:48 2019-07-14

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for fla...
19:48 2019-06-17

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters...
14:16 2019-07-05

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring se...
22:48 2019-06-06

Oklahoma driver goes around roadblocks set up for flooding, ends up crashing into sinkhole A driver in Oklahoma who ignored barricades set up amid ongoing flooding ended up needed to be rescued on Wednesday after crashing into a sinkhole, a...
17:32 2019-06-02

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due...
17:00 2019-05-23

Memorial Day: sweltering heat and storms follow tornadoes and flooding 100F forecast from Florida to South CarolinaTwo dead and 29 injured in Oklahoma tornadoSweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to...
13:32 2019-05-27

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.       ...
16:48 2019-05-27

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at t...
05:48 2019-06-03

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and to...
17:48 2019-05-22

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, a...
01:48 2019-07-15

Tropical threat may brew in Gulf of Mexico as hurricane season officially begins if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config ...
10:32 2019-06-01

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico later this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.  &#...
12:48 2019-07-08

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.  &#...
16:16 2019-07-08

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.  &#...
16:48 2019-07-09

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
12:16 2019-05-28

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machin...
10:16 2019-05-21

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable ener...
09:32 2019-05-21

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the a...
11:48 2019-07-06

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innov...
18:48 2019-06-17

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like h...
11:48 2019-07-02

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite s...
06:01 2019-06-30

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we pe...
09:16 2019-06-29

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA...
08:31 2019-05-21

Apollo 11's Astronauts Snapped Photos For Science. Then Came MTV People collected and shared prints of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk, which also became the basis for artist Andy Warhol's coloured prints "Moonw...
09:00 2019-07-17

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a num...
14:48 2019-06-27

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthr...
08:16 2019-06-12

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnere...
10:48 2019-07-20

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted ...
18:32 2019-06-05

Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday due to high water and strong curre...
15:48 2019-05-23

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at le...
17:16 2019-05-21

Powerful EF3 tornado kills 2, injures 29 in Oklahoma town recovering from flooding A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.      ...
22:16 2019-05-26

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach i...
18:16 2019-06-03

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangero...
06:32 2019-05-27

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old leve...
14:48 2019-05-30

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean ...
20:32 2019-07-15

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials s...
11:48 2019-07-14

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge...
18:32 2019-07-11

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following hea...
21:16 2019-06-11

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old ...
02:32 2019-05-31

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy At...
23:16 2019-07-07

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even...
15:32 2019-05-21

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop s...
21:48 2019-06-22

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.      ...
22:00 2019-07-10

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical acti...
08:48 2019-05-21

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art wor...
15:48 2019-06-04

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the br...
17:48 2019-06-20

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Art...
04:48 2019-07-02

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia...
19:16 2019-06-27

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether ...
05:32 2019-06-21

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen ...
14:32 2019-06-21

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological ...
04:32 2019-06-05

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much bette...
09:32 2019-05-21

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previo...
21:16 2019-06-05

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings f...
07:32 2019-07-05

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
03:32 2019-06-17

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied...
22:16 2019-06-02

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “...
22:01 2019-07-16

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that aff...
17:00 2019-05-23

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books kee...
23:32 2019-06-29

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and ...
09:48 2019-06-09

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes f...
22:00 2019-06-11

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled ...
01:16 2019-06-24

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the ...
10:32 2019-07-07

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administratio...
22:16 2019-05-24

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to...
10:16 2019-05-21

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by tick...
11:48 2019-06-18

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be te...
16:32 2019-06-28

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a researc...
10:16 2019-05-21

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear th...
19:32 2019-07-05

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within t...
02:16 2019-06-12

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise o...
10:16 2019-05-21

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerousl...
13:32 2019-07-10

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the dea...
14:48 2019-05-27

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breach...
18:48 2019-06-01

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.     ...
17:16 2019-06-09

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.   ...
16:01 2019-06-06

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorm...
17:16 2019-06-15

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by bo...
15:16 2019-06-09

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based a...
10:48 2019-07-13

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding...
04:32 2019-07-12

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University ...
09:01 2019-06-07

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna...
13:48 2019-06-17

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been havi...
16:00 2019-05-26

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct...
21:16 2019-06-10

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by th...
02:48 2019-05-24

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.  ...
14:48 2019-07-02

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name...
08:16 2019-07-01

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto...
23:16 2019-07-12

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festiv...
11:32 2019-05-21

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family ha...
09:48 2019-05-22

The Latest: Clotilda event celebrates science, renews hope MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the discovery of the wreckage of a slave ship in waters near Mobile, Alabama, (all times local...
18:16 2019-05-30

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020...
17:48 2019-05-31

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you rea...
19:32 2019-05-27

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:00 2019-07-03

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has ...
16:16 2019-06-01

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed ...
05:48 2019-06-05

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this...
09:32 2019-05-21

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awe...
07:16 2019-06-04

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
04:32 2019-05-28

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federa...
15:16 2019-07-15

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimor...
04:48 2019-07-02

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damagi...
19:32 2019-05-24

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate cha...
08:32 2019-07-04

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basem...
01:00 2019-07-09

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused...
19:16 2019-07-10

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
18:16 2019-07-08

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pill...
11:32 2019-07-19

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads...
04:32 2019-06-11

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year...
19:16 2019-06-06

England flooding: Stranded East Midlands Trains passengers evacuated from train after landslide Passengers on board a flood-hit train from London to Nottingham were left stranded after heavy rain in large parts of England caused a landslide in N...
19:16 2019-06-13

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornado...
17:16 2019-05-21

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My ed...
15:32 2019-06-03

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey ...
10:16 2019-05-21

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500...
09:48 2019-05-21

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific ...
01:48 2019-06-13

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video ...
15:16 2019-05-21

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qual...
22:32 2019-07-02

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the ...
05:16 2019-06-19

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustain...
12:48 2019-05-21

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or ev...
10:16 2019-05-21

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change ...
17:16 2019-05-31

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual rea...
08:32 2019-07-18

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the...
22:00 2019-07-11

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures as a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and c...
07:48 2019-07-01

Dragons and white walkers aside, you can find some real science in 'Game of Thrones' In "Game of Thrones," Old Nan speaks of the Long Night, a winter that lasted a generation. Not only is this possible, it happened in real life 20,000...
10:16 2019-05-21

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela S...
15:48 2019-05-22

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has be...
19:32 2019-05-22

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with...
10:16 2019-06-08

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will...
10:16 2019-05-21

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. B...
10:48 2019-07-19

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Hea...
19:16 2019-06-06

How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart home robots iRobot has used its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different...
01:16 2019-05-29

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress feder...
12:01 2019-05-29

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Ki...
16:48 2019-06-15

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusu...
18:32 2019-07-16

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says...
07:48 2019-07-18

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump...
15:32 2019-06-14

Shamers keep coming for pregnant women’s coffee. Science roasts their reasoning One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.    &...
18:48 2019-06-04

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial...
15:16 2019-06-27

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of th...
22:48 2019-07-02

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit ...
08:48 2019-07-09

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a...
00:16 2019-05-27

Tomorrow's weather forecast: fair with a good chance of improvement – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly joins forces with our sister technology podcast, Chips with Everything, to look at the future of weather forecasting. Graihagh Jackson...
20:48 2019-05-31

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organizat...
22:32 2019-06-12

Teen science whiz publishes study proving hand dryers are bad for kids’ ears A Canadian whiz kid has published a legitimate scientific study proving restroom hand-dryers are bad for kids’ ears, according to a report Tuesday. N...
21:16 2019-07-09

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The or...
00:32 2019-05-30

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Fr...
17:16 2019-05-30

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to t...
23:48 2019-06-27

'Absolute mess' left behind as Oklahoma flooding from Arkansas River begins to recede Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed by floodwaters from the Arkansas River in Oklahoma following days of heavy rain.    ...
21:32 2019-05-30

UK weather forecast: 'Danger to life' warning as intense rainfall to spark flooding and rush hour chaos Motorists have been warned of morning rush hour chaos and a "danger to life" warning has been issued as intense rainfall continues to cause problems ...
21:32 2019-06-12

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit science foundation to pay the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for off-duty deputies who guarded him during his work release New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services / Handout via REUTERS Jeffrey Epstein reportedly used $128,000 from his nonprofit, the Florida ...
18:48 2019-07-17

Berkshire's Brooks Running unit adapts as the science of running evolves Preventing injuries from running shoes is a science for Jim Weber, the chief executive of Brooks Running, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaw...
10:48 2019-05-21

Dogs owners feeling long-term stress can transfer it to their dogs, science shows When dog owners go through a stressful period, they’re not alone in feeling the pressure — their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests. Dog owners e...
16:32 2019-06-06

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in ...
14:16 2019-05-23

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heav...
14:16 2019-07-17

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes. ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Remembering Whitaker: 'Sweet Pea' a master of the sweet science Pernell Whitaker was one of the greatest boxers in history. Dan Rafael, Steve Kim and Mark Kriegel remember moments from Whitaker's career that made ...
01:00 2019-07-16

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next ...
16:16 2019-06-04

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) sai...
08:48 2019-05-21

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
17:48 2019-07-13

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA...
15:01 2019-05-22

Church in Livingston damaged in storm LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– Over the past 14 years, a Western Kentucky church has served thousands of people whenever there was a crisis, bu...
17:01 2019-06-28

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse   ...
17:32 2019-07-14

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include ...
07:16 2019-06-06

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which wa...
14:01 2019-06-29

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77  ...
00:32 2019-06-05

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the...
11:32 2019-06-01

Oil steadies as U.S. supply ramps up after storm Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, paring gains as U.S. offshore crude production resumed after Hurricane Barry and tensions between the U.S. and Iran w...
12:16 2019-07-16

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurrica...
00:32 2019-07-13

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold fr...
13:16 2019-05-30

Aprilia Storm 125 Launch Details Revealed Piaggio India is all set to launch the Aprilia Storm 125 on 30th May, 2019. The Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is a ...
10:48 2019-05-27

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached b...
09:16 2019-07-17

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces disaster again. Massive rainfall and a storm surge from Storm Barry pose twin threats to t...
14:32 2019-07-12

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Dis...
17:00 2019-07-12

1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece A search and rescue operation is underway in northern Greece for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two child...
08:32 2019-07-11

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf ...
09:32 2019-07-13

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 A...
20:32 2019-05-30

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that th...
11:48 2019-07-12

Sims and Fowles help Lynx beat Storm 72-61 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims had 15 points, Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 72-...
00:48 2019-05-30

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The ...
22:48 2019-07-15

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said o...
20:32 2019-07-01

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from th...
19:16 2019-06-12

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigati...
19:32 2019-06-06

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs...
06:48 2019-07-10

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening ...
18:32 2019-06-21

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Inst...
13:32 2019-06-03

Dan Hughes set to resume coaching Seattle Storm NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes is back as the head coach of the team after stepping away for the first month of the season because of...
20:32 2019-06-19

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person ...
04:16 2019-06-10

Days after storm, clean up continues in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Two days after a storm barreled through Dallas, whole trees can still be seen where they fell, hundreds of traffic signals remain out a...
20:48 2019-06-11

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm t...
01:16 2019-07-01

Thiem rides the storm to knock out Djokovic Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6...
13:32 2019-06-08

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distracti...
06:16 2019-06-02

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. i...
01:48 2019-06-18

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of t...
04:00 2019-06-05

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, t...
15:32 2019-07-14

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented”...
12:48 2019-06-22

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Trying to outslug the Yankees is a death sentence these days. The Astros attempted to trade punches Saturday night and were no match for a lineup tha...
23:32 2019-06-22

NWS: Prestonsburg Storm Ruled Downburst With Peak Winds At 70 MPH PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)– The National Weather Service said that the storm that caused damage in Prestonsburg Wednesday was ruled a downburst...
00:48 2019-05-30

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical ...
21:32 2019-07-09

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday nig...
04:32 2019-06-22

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacua...
09:48 2019-05-21

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the la...
17:32 2019-07-11

Red Sox-Yankees series opener postponed by impending storm NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees has been postponed Thursday before an impending storm. It will be made up as...
18:16 2019-05-30

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the...
12:16 2019-07-15

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angel...
11:16 2019-07-15

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-f...
18:32 2019-06-03

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurri...
04:32 2019-07-12

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production cut by 59% by storm - U.S. government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
15:01 2019-07-12

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pos...
15:48 2019-07-12

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials ...
08:16 2019-07-13

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge o...
01:48 2019-07-01

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to re...
12:16 2019-07-12

Bairstow ton as England crush New Zealand to storm into semis "England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow\u0027s second consecutive century helped s...
21:00 2019-07-03

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story. ...
04:00 2019-05-23

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 7...
15:32 2019-07-13

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war...
19:16 2019-05-28

Denver cleans up after late season snow storm A late spring storm dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, Tuesday cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs. (May 21) &#...
16:16 2019-05-22

Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speedboats A "bold" mission to seize an Iranian super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship fr...
16:00 2019-07-04

Motorist killed during storm in eastern Kentucky city PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person was killed during a severe storm in eastern Kentucky when the roof of a building was blown off and ...
17:32 2019-05-29

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard...
01:16 2019-05-22

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the N...
18:32 2019-05-21

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss t...
17:32 2019-05-21

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut becau...
18:32 2019-07-12

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts ...
16:48 2019-07-11

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials...
11:16 2019-07-11

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured ...
08:48 2019-07-11

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist...
11:16 2019-06-17

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical...
19:16 2019-07-18

1.4 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt to raid Nevada to ‘see them aliens’ as part of the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has ...
02:48 2019-07-17

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 s...
07:16 2019-07-11

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of ...
00:16 2019-06-14

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batte...
08:48 2019-05-21

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all fre...
15:16 2019-06-12

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf o...
13:48 2019-07-10

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.Th...
06:32 2019-06-12

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estat...
05:32 2019-07-16