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NC ignored for decades ways to limit Neuse River flooding

NC ignored for decades ways to limit Neuse River flooding

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

People who live along the Neuse River have seen floodwaters roll downstream and inundate their towns far too often.
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Flood-ravaged Hy-Vee reopens after months-long renovations

Flood-ravaged Hy-Vee reopens after months-long renovations

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

A critical source of groceries for central Iowans is open once more after flash flooding closed its doors.
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Why is it raining so much in Qatar this season?

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera explores if this year's repeated floods in the Middle East are an aberration or part of a trend.
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Death toll in Jordan flood up to 13 after girl's body found

10 hours ago   |   ABC News

Jordanian search teams have found the body of a five-year-old girl, bringing the death toll in last week's flash floods in the kingdom to 13
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Wilmette residents rally against planned road through public golf course

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WILMETTE, Ill. - Residents, environmentalists and members of Canal Shores Golf Club in Wilmette held a rally Sunday against a proposal to build a road through the public golf...
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Plea to save precious floor of St. Mark's Basilica cathedral after floods in Venice

Plea to save precious floor of St. Mark's Basilica cathedral after floods in Venice

23 hours ago   |   National Post

St Mark's Basilica in Venice needs urgent funding to save its precious marble and mosaic floor after flood water did decades worth of damage in a day, officials have...
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Boca, River draw 2-2 in first leg of Libertadores Cup final

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Boca Juniors and River Plate drew 2-2 Sunday in the delayed first leg of the Copa Libertadores final. Boca forward Ramon Abila opened the scoring in...
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To cool the planet, should deserts be flooded?

1 day ago   |   NBC News

The idea is “risky, unproven, even unlikely to work," according to Y Combinator. But if it did work, it could slow climate change.
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After floods, experts say Jordan unprepared for future disasters

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Jordanian experts say lack of urban planing and failed government policies gave rise to destructive flash floods.
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Flood dynamics increase population vulnerability to waterborne disease and climate

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Diarrheal disease, a preventable and treatable illness, remains the second-leading cause of death in children under the age of 5 and a persistent public health threat in...
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'Keep moving forward, and if it's time to go, it's time': Stan Lee's most...

'Keep moving forward, and if it's time to go, it's time': Stan Lee's most inspiring quotes

The Marvel Comics creator died at age 95 Monday. Read more ...

Marvel stars expressed their sadness and admiration for the late Stan Lee...

Marvel stars expressed their sadness and admiration for the late Stan Lee: 'You will be dearly, dearly missed'

Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95. Marvel stars honored the legend on social media. Marvel icon Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95 . Lee leaves behind a comic legacy... Read more ...

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics icon, dead at 95

Lee is known as the co-creator of popular comics involving heroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, X-Men, Black Panther, Daredevil and The Avengers. Read more ...

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West Virginia senator, Army veteran Richard Ojeda announces he's running for...

West Virginia senator, Army veteran Richard Ojeda announces he's running for president

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Michelle Obama 'stopped even trying to smile' at Trump inauguration

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Petition calls for strict penalties for disobeying school bus lights, sign

Petition calls for strict penalties for disobeying school bus lights, sign

A petition on the White House website aims to make disobeying the red lights and stop signs on a school bus a federal crime, punishable with jail time and a $5,000 fine on the... Read more ...

Flip flop socks are here for people who refuse to admit summer is over

Flip flop socks are here for people who refuse to admit summer is over

Now you can wear flip flops year round Read more ...

Miguel Andujar loses Rookie of the Year to Shohei Ohtani

Miguel Andujar loses Rookie of the Year to Shohei Ohtani

First Shohei Ohtani spurned the Yankees to join the Angels last offseason, now he's denied them another AL Rookie of the Year. The two-way star beat out the Yankees' Miguel... Read more ...

Woman and 7-year-old son drift miles away from shore on inflatable swan

Woman and 7-year-old son drift miles away from shore on inflatable swan

"I have never been more scared in my entire life." Read more ...