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Hurricane Michael leads to unimaginable destruction: 17 chilling photos

The full extent of Michael's fury was only slowly becoming clear, with some of the hardest-hit areas difficult to reach with roads blocked by debris or water. H...


A Soyuz crew makes an emergency landing after rocket fails

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Hague and Ovchinin left the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the International Space Station at 2:40 p.m. local time o...


Hurricane Michael's damage in Mexico Beach, Florida, captured on drone video

Bu the full extent of the damage was only slowly becoming clear, with some of the worst areas hard to reach. Michael's storm surge pushed lead-gray water up...


IPCC: Report makes case for more ambitious global climate pact

Key points in the report include maintaining the current global temperature at 1.5ºC. And, you know, there's a very - two very strong messages out of it. Glob...


This is what Florida looks like as Hurricane Michael batters the region

At the time , the then-tropical-storm wasn't expected to achieve its current Category 4 status, but now that it's here, it's time to batten down the hatche...


First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky

The company views ground-based rocket landings as better for expediting reuse, since drone ship landings require time to return to port. Those near the base...


Tropical Storm Kirk Forms In The Atlantic

NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 a.m. Of these, Tropical Storm Kirk will have the best chance of sticking around long enough...


Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations

A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina Friday as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raisi...


Michael Jordan makes two enormous donations to Hurricane Florence victims

Trump's visit will also include stops in both North and SC, where White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that the president will hear from a "pretty l...


7 killed as hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas

In South Carolina, a 61-year-old woman was killed when her vehicle hit a tree that had fallen across a highway. North Carolina's governor Roy Cooper said: "Kn...


Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

A slow motion across portions of eastern SC is forecast Friday night through Saturday night.Data from the aircraft and Doppler weather radars indicate that ma...


Florence makes landfall in US

Storm surge of up to 13 feet will be "life threatening" and rainfall of up to 40 inches will mean "catastrophic" flooding, according to the National Hurricane...


Hurricane Florence is producing waves as high as 83 feet

Tropical storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 kilometers) from its center. "As it tracks towards the United Kingdom it will degrade - it will...


Hurricane Florence Leaves Over Half a Million in the Dark

A building is seen through heavy rain from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington , North Carolina on September 14, 2018. Cooper cited a National Weather Service...


Amazon's Bezos comments on Trump criticism

The wealth that Bezos has amassed hasn't come without controversy, as many critics point to poor working conditions at his facilities while others say he doesn'...


Brown Signs Law Setting Goal of 100 Percent Clean Electricity by 2045

Jerry Brown signed legislation on Monday to shift the state to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045. After signing the bill Monday, Brown also signed...


Hurricane Florence latest warning: ‘DISASTER IS AT THE DOORSTEP’ Evacuations continue

State officials have said the inmates are safer in the prison than they would be in an evacuation . "I encourage Georgians to be prepared for the inland effects...


NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

Wednesday afternoon's announcement came after a Wednesday morning forecast that predicted a slight southern shift in Florence's path that could increase the imp...


Bermuda on Alert as Florence Becomes Third Hurricane of Atlantic Season

The system did not reach the hurricane status previously forecast, however, warnings of "life-threatening" conditions remain in effect for areas expected to b...


Tropical Storm Gordon: What to expect in Alabama

The storm was gaining strength and was expected to become a hurricane as it comes ashore late on Tuesday near the border between Louisiana and MS, and drop as m...


California governor signs landmark bill to eliminate cash bail

A person who is deemed as high risk, including those arrested for violent felonies, will not be released. The new law, enacted in response to a state court...


Here's what else the Trump administration did this summer

The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would be changing the rule, but the proposed change hasn't been published yet, and the EPA must allow at least...


Turnbull remains Liberal leader, holding off challenge from Peter Dutton

Reportedly, the Dutton camp had not expected Turnbull to bring on a Tuesday vote. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said she did not believe the government's poli...


Breakfast Products Contain Monsanto's Roundup, Says EWG

The tests were commissioned by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group after internal FDA emails surfaced past year showing chemists at the agency were test...


Meteor shower lights up skies over Bosnia

When a meteoroid enters the Earth's atmosphere at a high speed, it burns up due to friction with air particles. "With a diameter of 26 kilometres, Comet S...


In Sweden showed this year’s last solar Eclipse

The next total solar Eclipse will occur July 2, 2019 and will be visible to people in the South Pacific and South America. In Vietnam, people believe that a...


States vow to fight Trump administration on fuel-economy freeze

California Gov. Jerry Brown said his state "will fight this stupidity in every conceivable way possible". The Trump administration has moved to weaken Unit...


SpaceX and Boeing Manned Capsule Flights Get Official Names

Under the new schedule, SpaceX will fly an uncrewed demonstration mission in November 2018, three months later than the previous schedule released by NASA ear...


Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars gets closest to Earth; date and time, how to watch, what to expect: Mars will be at its closest distance to the Earth during an Opposition phase, a ph...


Evidence of liquid water lakes under polar ice caps on Mars

ESA's Mars Express orbiter has used radar signals bounced through underground layers of ice to find evidence of liquid water trapped below the south polar ...


Blue Origin plans high-altitude escape test on launch Wednesday

The test will simulate an emergency high altitude "escape motor" test. It was the eighth time the company successfully tested the system for future passenge...


This Week: Strzok Grilled By Congress, Manafort Scrambles Before Trial

Republicans aimed to show that Strzok went easy on Hillary Clinton's emails and rigged a witch hunt against Trump. "This decision is long overdue", Judicia...


Heat warning continues for Windsor

She said on Tuesday that Urgences-Sante had reported a 30 per cent rise in ambulance transports since the beginning of the heat wave, up to about 1,200 per day....


President Trump Plans To Announce Supreme Court Pick On July 9

Kennedy, 81, the court's now longest-serving member and second-oldest justice, announced on Wednesday that he is retiring , effective on July 31. When you want...


Where are the best places to see the upcoming 'blood moon'?

The moon will hit its fullest point late tonight - or early tomorrow on the East Coast - 11:53 p.m. CDT. Although you can look at the moon when it's high in the...