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Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland governors have declared states of emergency. President Donald Trump signed declarations of emergency Tu...


Hurricane Florence to make landfall as evacuations begin

It's going to hit our coast; it's going to stay on our coast. "It's going to dump amounts of water that some of these areas haven't seen in a long, long time". ...


Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

More than 1 million people along the Carolina coast fled toward higher ground on Monday in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of ...


Hurricane Florence strengthens to potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm

A hurricane watch was in effect for Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to Virginia's southern border, with the first hurricane-force winds arriving late Thursday. Od...


Florence set to become major hurricane, aims at US Southeast

Helene, which became a tropical storm Friday night, was about 145 miles south of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the National...


SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches powerful telecom satellite into orbit

The successful launch is the first in over a month for the commercial company, which hopes to eventually be able to relaunch the same rocket within a 24 hour tu...


'Extremely Dangerous' Florence On Track to Hit East Coast As Major Hurricane

Forecasts expect 10 to 15 inches (25-38 cm) of rain in the hardest-hit areas, possibly more if the storm stalls over land, as expected, Graham said . Florence ...


Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

Henry McMaster said Monday, vowing that state officials "are not going to gamble" with people's lives. In South Carolina, McMaster ordered the state's entire ...


California governor signs law for clean energy by 2045

President Donald Trump's pro-fossil fuel policies. In addition, the order sets a goal of maintaining "net negative emissions" beyond 2045, which means using p...


NASA Rover shares incredible 360 degree ‘selfie’ from the surface of Mars

The rover has been on the red planet for six years, and the image shows a thin layer of crimson dust on the vehicle. It is not the only NASA rover on the pl...


Hurricane Florence to become major hurricane soon, forecasters say

According to its current track, Florence is expected to make landfall along the Southeast or Mid-Atlantic coast Thursday. It is now located about 625 miles sout...


Heavier rain expected Sunday morning, flood watches in effect through Monday

Rain will taper off after sunset with some patchy fog, but until the rain ends, some localized flooding will be possible if the rain band is able to remain over...


Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 2 storm

The storm is forecast to continue towards the United States, and approach the southeastern coast by Thursday. "Our operation centers are in constant communica...


12:15 p.m. update: Hurricane Florence now a Cat 4 monster

The storm is already 500 miles wide - meaning a large area will be at risk when it nears land. "So when this is all said and done this is probably going to ...


Category 5 hurricane heading to Hawaii

Senior Honolulu forecaster Tom Birchard says the watch for Hurricane Lane has been issued for the island of Hawaii and Maui County, which includes the islan...


Hurricane Olivia continues to weaken

A turn to the west- southwest by Tuesday is predicted. The storm is forecast to become a "major hurricane " Monday, travel between Bermuda and the Bahamas on...


Tropical Storm Isaac could potentially affect BVI as hurricane in days

Helene's expected to turn north well ahead of threatening the U.S. East Coast. Virginia and North Carolina and SC already are on alert. North Carolina Gov...


Bonnethead shark is an omnivore, according to research

The researchers aren't sure when the bonnetheads started eating plants in their evolutionary history but it's possible other shark species do it as well. "Giv...


Carlsberg cans plastic rings to cut waste

Carlsberg is ditching the plastic can holder on packs of beer and replacing it with glue to hold the cans together, saving 1,200 tonnes of plastic a year. 76 pe...


Florence forecast to restrengthen to a major hurricane before threatening US

Swells generated by Florence will begin to affect Bermuda later today. Cooper also waived transportation rules to help farmers harvest and transport their ...