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Sep 12 2018

Hurricane Florence strengthens to potentially 'catastrophic' Category 4 storm

The storm was still on a path to strike the Carolinas, potentially southern North Carolina , as a major hurricane at about 2 a.m Friday, according to the latest forecast...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricane Florence weakens, to restrengthen late Tuesday - NHC

He also noted that he'd been in contact with the governors of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia to assure them the federal government was available to provide a...

Sep 11 2018

Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

The National Hurricane Center warned on Twitter that there may be a high risk of "storm surge at the coast and freshwater flooding from a prolonged heavy rainfall event...

Sep 06 2018

Democrats Fail to Derail Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Despite Pandemonium, Protests

Dianne Feinstein of California, the panel's senior Democrat. The police said in a statement on Tuesday that they had "responded to numerous incidents of unlawful demons...

Sep 05 2018

Protests disrupt Senate hearing for Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

But Kavanaugh sidestepped a question by Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein about whether a sitting president can "be required to respond to a subpoena", a query that cou...

Aug 22 2018

Trump emissions plan could dirty Minnesota's air, but energy transition continues

The new proposal establishes emission guidelines for states to use when developing any plans to limit climate-changing emissions from power plants. Trump's acting repla...

Aug 22 2018

Governor issues emergency proclamation as Lane churns toward Hawaii

All public and charter schools and Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) offices on Hawaii Island and in Maui County will be closed Wednesday, Aug. Beyond its win...

Aug 18 2018

Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Donald Trump condemnation

Many people don't even know who he is, and now he's a bigger voice, and that's okay with me, because I like taking on voices like that. Ohr has come under Republican s...

Aug 12 2018

Night sky festival this weekend at Shenandoah National Park

Moonless nights will make the spectacle of the annual Perseid meteor shower even more scintillating this weekend for much of the world, and sky watchers are expecting a "...

Aug 12 2018

Nasa's coolest Parker Solar Probe to lift off and touch Sun soon

The first data download from the Parker Solar Probe is expected in early December, after the probe reaches its first close approach of the sun in November. In one way o...

Aug 10 2018

Perseid Meteor Shower peaks Sunday night

The annual Perseid meteor shower happens this weekend . People love the Perseid meteor shower because it's something they can view without any equipment; in fact a...

Aug 09 2018

Boeing, SpaceX human spaceflight postponed to 2019

Some, however, deem that target ambitious. The five astronauts assigned to the first flights gathered Friday at Johnson Space Center in Houston for the announcement. He...

Aug 03 2018

Mars terraforming not possible with current technologies

During its opposition, Mars came as close as only 57.6 million kilometers (35.7 million miles) away from Earth. The local stargazers are invited for a camp to witness...

Jul 28 2018

Visibility Information on the July 27, 2018 Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse happens when Earth takes position in a straight line between the moon and sun , blotting out the direct sunlight that normally makes our satellite ...

Jul 21 2018

Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an "oddball"

Sheppard says more searching should turn up more moons - maybe a hundred or more of the really small ones. The final discovery is classified as an " oddball " as it has...

Jul 11 2018

Caribbean islands brace for weakened but risky Tropical Storm Beryl

The government in Dominica has lifted the state of emergency and curfew they put in place ahead of the passage of Tropical Storm Beryl . "We have to continue to take...

Jul 09 2018

Beryl Becomes 'Very Tiny' First Hurricane Of Atlantic Season

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico could be hit with winds of up to 40 miles per hour (64 kph) and heavy flooding as Hurricane Beryl approaches a region still tr...

Jul 07 2018

Iowa Lawmakers Share Their Thoughts on Scott Pruitt’s Resignation

Wheeler is a former coal industry lobbyist. "But let's not forget he was carrying out President Trump's policies". Pruitt said his staff never told him the cost. In a s...

Jun 28 2018

Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court

Justice Neil Gorsuch , whom Trump nominated early a year ago to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court, was seen as a crucial vote with fellow conservative justices in u...