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More families struggle to find enough food during COVID-19

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Relief negotiations between Congress and the White House have stalled even as more families struggle. Continue reading

Hurricane Sally strikes the Gulf; other storms form in the Atlantic

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Explore how climate change could be making hurricanes and wildfires worse at the same moment. Continue reading

Monday News Roundup: Week of August 31

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Discuss what’s been happening in the news this past week. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Climate change and the 2017 hurricane season

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students study the storms which ravaged the southeastern region of the U.S. and the Caribbean during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and look at the role climate change plays in extreme weather events. Continue reading

How-to guide for sheltering pets during extreme weather events

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Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston’s convention center during Hurricane Harvey, but their pets were not allowed in with them. New emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in disaster planning. Continue reading

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