Donald Trump claims '3,000 people did not die' in Puerto Rico hurricane

An independent study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government estimates 2,975 people died as a result of the hurricane, but Trump said that number is false. "You can question maybe the methodology, that's fine, but to cast doubt on an entire... More..

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by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Florence is now at the weakest of five categories on the Saffir-Simpson scale. More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm approached, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. The storm surg...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hundreds more flights canceled as Florence nears the Carolina coastal area

Hurricane-force winds began whipping North Carolina as federal emergency management officials warned that the hurricane remained a "very risky storm " capable of wreaking havoc along a wide swathe of the coast...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

NASA shared these chilling images of Hurricane Florence from space

Watching the scene unfold from space, German Alexander Gerst, an astronaut on board the ISS, tweeted photos of the enormous storm. NASA itself uploaded a video of Hurricane Florence that was taken by the hi...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2 as storm takes aim at Southeast

A life-threatening storm surge is now highly likely along portions of the coastlines of SC and North Carolina , and a storm surge warning is in effect for a portion of this area. Duke Energy told The Associat...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence packing a 'Mike Tyson punch', says top USA official

It's all eyes on Hurricane Florence over the next several days. Timing: When Will Hurricane Florence Strike? The forecast shows landfall occurring early on September 15, 2018 after an update indicated wea...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Expert issues DEATH warning to residents refusing to leave

Water levels continue to rise in eastern North Carolina, flooding New Bern and the Neuse River as winds furiously push water westward across Pamlico Sound. Hardin moved there three years ago, only to have her h...More..

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

The forecast track has the storm moving slowly along the coast throughout Friday and into Saturday. For a Category 2 storm, that means sustained winds of 154-177 km/h (96-110 mph). As of 5pm, the storm was ...More..

U.S. and Caribbean brace for arrival of Hurricane Florence
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

U.S. and Caribbean brace for arrival of Hurricane Florence

Residents scrambled to flee en masse as the menacing Category 4 storm packing winds of 220 kilometers per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States. "We are not going to gamble with the lives of the...More..

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 bln philanthropic fund
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 bln philanthropic fund

Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $160 billion U.S., says that he'll call it the Bezos Day One Fund. More than a year after putting out an open call for suggestions about what to do with his spectac...More..

Man-made climate change is boosting Hurricane Florence's predicted rainfall by 50 percent
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Man-made climate change is boosting Hurricane Florence's predicted rainfall by 50 percent

As of 11 p.m., the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington, N.C., and was moving northwest at 17 mph, and this general motion, accompanied by a gradual decrease in forward speed, was expected ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast Predicts Huge Rainfall

A new high-definition video and photos taken from the International Space Station show the size of scope of Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 storm heading toward landfall in the Southeast U.S. The bottom line...More..

West Point area could start to feel effects of Hurricane Florence Thursday
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

West Point area could start to feel effects of Hurricane Florence Thursday

Byard told a news conference at FEMA headquarters in Washington that the agency has all the resources it needs to react to the natural disaster. More than 1.5 million people living on the US East Coast have...More..

See Hurricane Florence make landfall on this offshore live cam
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

See Hurricane Florence make landfall on this offshore live cam

Florence, now a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (209 km/h), was previously expected to travel north, up the North Carolina coast, after making landfall, according to the statem...More..

Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'

The National Hurricane Center expects hurricane-force winds to reach the coastline near the border of the two states by late Thursday or early Friday . The path of Hurricane Florence could affect the homes...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Helps Breakthrough Listen Find New Fast Radio Bursts

Lickety-split radio bursts are shimmering pulses of radio emission mere milliseconds in duration, conception to originate from distant galaxies. Theories range from highly magnetized neutron stars, blasted by g...More..

California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Renewable Electric Power By 2045
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Renewable Electric Power By 2045

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows California is ranked sixth among states in crude oil production and 15th in natural gas, though production of both has declined since the mid-1980s. #S...More..

Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

Should Washington DC be hit by Hurricane Florence , it will be only remnants of the storm . The new trajectory means the storm will idle at sea for longer, creating even heavier and prolonged rains and sto...More..

Hurricane Florence likely to track over South Carolina, Cause Rain in Triad
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence likely to track over South Carolina, Cause Rain in Triad

The center of Florence, a Category 2 hurricane , will approach the coasts of North and SC on Thursday, the NHC said, adding that it was expected to weaken after it moved inland. It is expected to make landfall...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Will Make a 'Grand Tour' of Southeastern States

Roy Cooper said at a Wednesday briefing on the storm. President Trump on Wednesday said that as Hurricane Florence makes its way toward the US, "protection of life is the absolute highest priority". Duke Ener...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said its trajectory continues to show that the centre of Hurricane Florence will most likely strike the southern coast of North Carolina by late Thursday or early Frida...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours

The tropical storm, barreling across the Atlantic Ocean towards the East Coast of the United States, weakened slightly to a Category 3 storm on a scale of 5 but still had maximum sustained wind speeds of 12...More..

Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic

The 500-mile-wide hurricane, which is barreling toward the United States east coast, is expected to make landfall on Thursday night, but then the storm's movement will slow to a crawl, meaning that some coastal...More..

Carolinas brace for the worst as monstrous Hurricane Florence nears
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Carolinas brace for the worst as monstrous Hurricane Florence nears

The hurricane center's projected track Wednesday had Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast from Thursday night until landfall Saturday morning or so, about a day later than previously expe...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Latest model reveals Florence on track to hit Georgia

Since Tuesday, forecasts have shifted the storm track towards the south and southwest after it reaches the coast, which could increase the storm's severity in coastal SC through Myrtle Beach and Charleston and ...More..

Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

Hurricane Florence has been scheduled to smash into the coast of North Carolina on Thursday or Friday and shocking new weather model reveal a shift in the path of storm. "This is going to be a Mike Tyson punc...More..

The Worst Hurricanes to Hit the Carolinas
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The Worst Hurricanes to Hit the Carolinas

A state of emergency has been declared in D.C. and in states, including Virginia and the Carolina's. " North Carolina is taking Hurricane Florence seriously, and you should, too", North Carolina Gov. ...More..

Kavanaugh Protesters Pepper Sen. Collins With 'Vulgar' Threats
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Kavanaugh Protesters Pepper Sen. Collins With 'Vulgar' Threats

The Maine's People's Alliance has banded together with the Mainers for Accountable Leadership and Ady Barkan , a dying father who has campaigned for healthcare reform, to ask Collins, a Republican senator ...More..

Hurricane Florence: 'Big and vicious' storm closes in on Carolinas
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 'Big and vicious' storm closes in on Carolinas

President Donald Trump has declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, and 1.7 million people have been warned to leave. "The atmosphere overall, before the potential landfall , certainly l...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence aims to drench the Carolinas

In addition to flooding the coast with wind-driven storm surges of seawater as high as 13 feet (4 m), Florence could drop 15 to 25 inches (38 to 64 cm) of rain, with up to 35 inches (89 cm) in some spots, for...More..