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President Trump to visit Carolinas in hurricane’s aftermath

The death toll from Hurricane Florence had increased to 32 people on Tuesday morning, as officials rushed to get relief to a North Carolina city still large...


Elon Musk names Japanese billionaire for around-the-moon space trip

While space flight is a more risky proposition - with Maezawa in his late 40s by 2023 - he said there are no training plans yet in place. They will travel on a ...


Florence death toll rises to 32 as floodwaters linger in North Carolina

Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo told a news conference Tuesday that two routes via Interstate 40 are now open. Crews conducted about 700 rescues in New Hanover Co...


Hurricane Florence volunteer rescues six dogs abandoned in LOCKED cage

The N.C. Highway Patrol has stressed that people trying to return home should not drive around police barriers, said Cooper. "Please don't make yourself someone...


North Carolina Governor Warns Residents to be Alert for Florence Flash Floods

The North Carolina Department of Transportation advised drivers not to travel through the state at this time. Meanwhile, officials in SC are also warning of...


At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence

Its top sustained winds have dropped to 70 miles per hour and it's at a near standstill, moving west at just three miles per hour. The National Weather Servic...


Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

About $60 million of the cost was authorized by Northam in advance, but could be substantially less as resources set aside for Virginia are transferred to North...


Elon Musk names space tourist to launch on BFR moon mission

That also didn't happen, so, essentially, things are running somewhat behind schedule. On its website , SpaceX is touting the " first passenger on lunar B...


Coast Guard rescues man and dog from North Carolina rooftop

The counties most severely affected by Florence are major farming areas, with some barely above sea level, said Professor Mark Sobsey of the environmental scien...


Deadly Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Hong Kong, China; dozens dead in Philippines

Videos posted by residents showed the incredible power of the typhoon as it caused buildings to sway, sucked reams of documents out of the shattered office win...


4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

The South China Morning Post said Hong Kong's hospitals had to use backup power due to outages caused by the storm. The storm is expected to be one for Hong...


Eight Killed as Florence Dumps 'Epic' Rain on Carolinas

At least 13 people were reported dead in the storm, with three in SC and the other 10 in North Carolina . Numerous roads were closed, and authorities warned ...


Elon Musk's SpaceX to name first passenger for moon voyage

In moves typical of his publicity-seeking style, Musk, who is also the billionaire chief executive of electric auto maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), has already teased...


Typhoon pounds China after mud buries dozens in Philippines

Authorities in southern China had issued a red alert, the most severe warning, as the national meteorological center said the densely populated region would fac...


NASA launches laser satellite to measure earth's global ice loss

EDT, 1246 GMT) and last for 2 hours and 34 minutes. Nowhere are the realities of human-driven climate change more apparent than at Earth's thawing poles, yet ...


Florence, Now a Tropical Depression, Still Dumping More Rain

The coastal city of Wilmington remained cut off by high flood waters early on Monday, tens of thousands of homes were damaged and at least 17 deaths were repo...


Wilmington cut off from North Carolina by Florence flooding

That just means the wind speeds calmed down slightly. Florence dumped 18.30 inches of rainfall in Marion. The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sund...


Weatherman makes a holy show of himself during Hurricane Florence

Onslow county, located about 50 miles to the northeast of Wilmington, has been hit particularly hard. "The amount of water and the storm surge was very overwh...


Orca "J50" in poor health despite treatment

The sick orca has received global attention. But NOAA and partners helping in the search have not given up hope, said Michael Milstein, spokesman for the agen...


Florence delivers more drenching rains in eastern U.S.

Roy Cooper said the risk of more deaths is quite real. "This is still a catastrophic, life-threatening storm ", said Mr Zack Taylor, a meteorologist with...