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‘Devil winds’ add fuel to California fires, over 100 missing

The 41-year-old singer said on Instagram that he, his girlfriend and his two kids are "safe and surrounded by friends and family" and were thankful to firef...


Montana Federal Judge Halts Keystone XL Pipeline

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said the Trump administration's projections for the pipeline's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, potential for oil sp...


Delhi's air quality oscillating between 'poor' and 'very poor' categories Authorities

The festival will be celebrated widely in northern India on November 7, and 8, and thousands of fireworks will be let off, contributing to already high poluti...


Brazilians protest against Bolsonaro, demand he respects democracy

At 4.53 percent, inflation is now near the middle of the bank's target range of 2.5 to 6.5 percent, and Sunday's election win by debt hawk Bolsonaro furth...


Dramatic videos show what happened as Hurricane Michael made landfall

That's southeast of Panama City. Hurricane Michael's winds caused structures to collapse and blew risky debris through the streets in the Florida Panhandle'...


Florida braces for lethal floods as hurricane nears

The speed of the storm - Michael was moving north at 12 miles per hour - gave many people a dwindling window of time to prepare or flee before the arrival of da...


Rocket's first stage lands back at launch site

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch a satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 7:21 p.m. Saturday. Minutes after launch, the rocket'...


Tropical Storm Kirk forms in Atlantic Ocean

The depression had been approaching the Lesser Antilles but thanks to hostile winds only a cyclonic wisp of clouds remained. The storm is moving west at 15 mi...


Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

Despite the drop in wind strength, the most risky threat comes from Florence's rains and storm surge, which could bring flooding far inland. According to the ...


Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

SPACEX has posted a bombshell tweet over the identity of the first tourist who will fly around the Moon . "Ever since I was a kid I've loved the Moon, that ...


Trump Travels To The Flood-Soaked Carolinas

Trump called Florence "one of the most powerful and devastating storms ever to hit our country" and promised federal support for disaster relief. After subm...


Rain still in the forecast from Florence — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Almost 2 million Americans live within a mile of the most at-risk sites. Gov. Roy Cooper warned, describing day after day of disastrous weather to come. The gra...


'Nightmare' Hurricane Florence Poses Far-Reaching Dangers

The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 kph) would hit the region early on Thursday with the storm's center reaching...


Isaac now a tropical depression, will dump rain on Ja this weekend

NOAA satellite photo taken at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday shows Tropical Storm Isaac , right, on the doorstep of the Antilles, while Hurricane Florence , a Category 4...


‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence is now packing winds of 220 km/h

As of noon Tuesday, lanes will reverse on Interstate 26 from Charleston to Columbia and USA 501 from Myrtle Beach. McMaster has ordered that schools and state...


Senate committee delays vote on Kavanaugh nomination until next week

Kavanaugh told the Senate Judiciary Committee he assumed the man who approached him was a protester. That doesn't sound like someone who is impressed by the ...


Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence

Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane . The storm's maximum s...


Airlines begin canceling flights at RDU as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas

The slow-moving storm , with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, is expected. Florence is now heading for ocean water with surface temperatures of a...


Olivia expected to pass over Hawaii as a tropical storm

Hurricane Olivia, according to the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's advisory issued at 11 a.m. ET Sunday, is approaching Hawaii with maximum sustained wind...


Governor declares State of Emergency ahead of Florence

Cooper said he declared the State of Emergency and waived transportation rules to help farmers harvest and transport their crops more quickly. Gradual restr...


Tropical storm heads to US Gulf Coast

The impact on the coast from Alabama and Northwest Florida to MS and Louisiana will be significantly bigger: heavy rain, damaging winds, occasional tornadoes, c...


'Mob rule' rocks US Senate hearing for judge

Democratic senators plan to press Kavanaugh on abortion and gun rights, among other issues. Kavanaugh also described USA v. Nixon , the supreme court ruling ...


Capitol Police arrest 70 on first day of Kavanaugh hearings

Democrats argued that not being able to see the pages makes it impossible for them to do their jobs and properly question Kavanaugh . If no Democrat ultimate...


Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall

The storm was moving at 14 mph (23 kph), some 40 miles (64 km) west of Mobile, Alabama. The child died when a tree fell on top of a mobile home in Pensacola a...


New hurricane may be forming; Gulf may see disturbance

As of Friday evening, an unorganized tropical wave was moving over Hispaniola. A flood advisory for St. Thomas and St. John ended at 3:45 p.m. but moderate to...


TS Lane forecast to become major hurricane in Pacific

Further intensification is likely over the next few days as Lane encounters a conducive large-scale environment consisting of low shear and fairly warm waters. ...


Trump Visits Charleston As EPA Report Points To Slowdown in Coal Comeback

Despite the departure of Trump's EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, a notorious anti-environmental crusader who resigned in July amid repeated accusations of gra...


Malcolm Turnbull to face party room as Peter Dutton considers leadership challenge

Dutton immediately resigned from the home affairs super ministry, moving to the backbench where he will not be constrained by cabinet solidarity which has seen ...


Traces of weedkiller found in baby food

Information from NBC News was included in this report. "From a purely scientific point of view I do not think that the judgment makes sense", Paul Pharoah, ...


Solar so good...new probe heads for sun

While the probe was initially set to launch on Saturday, NASA was prompted to delay it due to technical hurdles. Justin Kasper, a project scientist and pr...


Perseids 2018: Where And How To Watch The Dazzling Meteor Shower

This picture, taking in the Milky Way, was taken in Tannourine, LebanonJOSEPH EID/AFP/GETTY IMAGESA girl in Kozjak settles in for the long haul. Hopefully, clea...


Nasa names astronauts for new era

Both Boeing and SpaceX say their spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner and the Crew Dragon , respectively, will be ready for launch sometime next year. The fir...


USA states to sue Trump administration over freezing fuel efficiency requirements

States that joined the lawsuit said the change would end up costing more money at the pump because vehicles won't go as far on a gallon of gas, and more misery ...


Trump to Seek Repeal of California's Smog-Fighting Power

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that he is "ready to use every legal tool at our disposal to protect the current vehicle emission standards". ...


Weather: Storms, showers to continue with heavy rain chance

The weekend looks decent as well , although may not be totally rain-free. And Monday , Tuesday and Wednesday will bring chances for scattered showers an...


Australia is getting a Blood Moon this weekend

And while Australians will be able to see the lunar eclipse as the Moon sets, those in eastern Brazil and western Europe will see it as the Moon is rising. The ...


Jaguar escapes from zoo, goes on animal killing spree

A New Orleans zoo remained closed on Saturday after a jaguar escaped its habitat and killed six other animals. "Daisy, our alpaca, did not survive overnight...


Republicans: Lisa Page a ‘far more credible’ witness than Peter Strzok

Strzok said on Thursday that the "we" in the text referred to the American people because he believed Trump would not win the election after criticizing famil...


Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl

The storm had maximum sustained winds of about 60 miles per hour Monday morning with stronger gusts but was expected to get stronger tonight. There are no coa...


Tropical Storm Beryl forms over Atlantic

A tropical depression is a low pressure area with thunderstorms that produce circular winds with a maximum speed of 39 miles per hour. The storm is moving west ...