Ten years after Hurricane Katrina flooded most of New Orleans, much progress has been made to rebuild the city. But black and white residents assess the recovery quite differently.
A study published Monday suggests Americans are less afraid of hurricanes with female names.
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is now officially upon us. And it comes in the midst of a historic lull.
Researchers at a laboratory in California say they’ve had a breakthrough in producing fusion reactions with a giant laser.
Sano drew a link between the Haiyan disaster and climate change. “We can fix this. We can stop this madness. Right now, right here,” he said.
Newly formed Tropical Storm Karen, which could reach hurricane strength by Friday, is expected to make landfall on the U.S. Gulf Coast sometime over the weekend.
Mud slides, flash floods and rising waters are proving to be a deadly combination in the mountains near Acapulco, Mexico, where dozens of people have died in recent days as a tropical storm-turned hurricane pummels the area.
The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that’s where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
At a time when both presidential campaigns would typically be hitting all the swing states, some were off limits owing to Hurricane Sandy. Still, with only a week left before the election, the campaigns both had to find ways to continue their efforts while heeding Hurricane Katrina’s lessons.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
You don’t need the threat of a menacing storm like Hurricane Sandy to get folks in line. Look around — we line up to dance and dine, to buy tickets and the newest iPhone, and for the opportunity to cast an early ballot.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us