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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…
Politics Mar 17Trump wins enough delegates to become GOP’s presumptive nominee
This is the earliest the delegate calendar permits a Republican to clinch the nomination.
Politics Feb 07Iowa Democrats extend deadline for candidates to request review of results
Following the party's release of new results late Thursday night, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by two state delegate equivalents out of 2,152 counted.
World Jan 15The last decade was the hottest on record
2019, the second-warmest year on record, capped off a decade plagued by raging wildfires, melting ice and extreme weather that researchers have repeatedly tied to human activity.
World Nov 04U.S. tells UN it is officially leaving Paris climate deal
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That starts a withdrawal process that does not become official for one year.
Nation Oct 23Tiny Midwestern bird ready to fly off the endangered species list
The interior least tern population has increased tenfold since 1985, to more than 18,000.
Science Oct 16Scientists discover big storms can create ‘stormquakes’
A stormquake is more an oddity than something that can hurt you, because no one is standing on the sea floor during a hurricane, said Wenyuan Fan, a Florida State University seismologist who was the study's lead author.
Politics Sep 07NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim
WASHINGTON — Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump’s statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. They say NOAA’s action…
World Aug 18Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier
With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier.