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Science Oct 15Drought more likely than blizzards this winter, forecasters say
U.S. weather officials are predicting a mostly warmer than normal winter, but they are also worried about a worsening drought.
Science Oct 06Three scientists win Nobel physics prize for black hole research
Three scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe.
Science Sep 09Think 2020’s disasters are wild? Experts predict worse in the future
What's happening is the basic physics of climate change. Scientists know it will only get crazier because what we're seeing now is what they foresaw 20 years ago would happen.
World Sep 09UN report: Increased warming closing in on agreed upon limit
The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report.
Nation Aug 24Gulf Coast braces ahead of Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Storm Marco
The two-storm combination could bring a history-making onslaught of life-threatening winds and flooding along the coast, stretching from Texas to Alabama, forecasters said.
Science Aug 20In a record melt, Greenland lost 586 billion tons of ice in 2019
A new satellite study finds that Greenland lost 586 billion tons of ice in a record melt last year. That's 140 trillion gallons of water or enough to cover all of California in more than four feet of water.
Nation Aug 11Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest
A rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest.
Science Aug 06Hurricane Alpha? Names may run out during predicted amped up season
Hurricane season has already been busy this year, but forecasters say it should get even nastier soon.
Health May 31Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus
Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go?…
Science May 04Billions projected to suffer nearly unlivable heat in 2070
Right now, 20 million people live in areas where the annual average temperature is 84 degrees or hotter. In half a century that will likely be way past 1 billion people, and in an unlikely but worst-case scenario 3.5 billion…