Hurricane

Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes

16 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria by 5...
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The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

The likely new Texas House Speaker has bipartisan support, but a history of bigotry

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

Republican Texas state representative and bank CEO Dennis Bonnen announced on Monday he has obtained commitments from 109 of the 150 House members for an upcoming vote to elect...
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Blackhawks Game Notes For Wednesday vs. St. Louis

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

The Blues fell to the Wild, 3-2, at home on Sunday, concluding their seven-game homestand with a 4-3-0 record. St. Louis is now 0-5-1 when scoring three or fewer goals, and...
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AP Explains: Is Florida's election recount screwed up?

1 hour ago   |   National Post

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida's election started badly when Hurricane Michael disrupted early voting in some Panhandle counties. Long lines, ballot shortages and other...
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White House looks to jam Democrats on border cash

2 hours ago   |   Politico

White House officials are pushing Capitol Hill Republicans to take an all-or-nothing approach to government funding this fall - daring Democrats to shut down the government...
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Houston Got Hammered By Hurricane Harvey - And Its Buildings Are Partly To Blame

Houston Got Hammered By Hurricane Harvey - And Its Buildings Are Partly To Blame

2 hours ago   |   NPR

The city itself - skyscrapers, homes and factories - snagged the moist air of Hurricane Harvey and caused more rain to fall. Two new studies detail how humans are making...
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Cities Cause Hurricanes to Dump Extra Rain on Them

2 hours ago   |   Wired

The literal shape of cities appears to exacerbate hurricanes' rainfall, according to new research on Hurricane Harvey.
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Grand Old Paranoia

8 hours ago   |   The New Republic

In the months before the midterms, the GOP began sounding the alarm that the Democrats, should they take back the House, were planning a slew of investigations into nearly...
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Red Cross updates Chicago-area partners on Puerto Rico recovery efforts: 'Chicago has come through for Puerto Rico'

21 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

For more than a year, Puerto Rico has worked through the challenging process of recovering and rebuilding after the landfall of Hurricane Maria. Images of the lingering...
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Blackhawks lose 8th in a row on comical Hurricanes goal

23 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Tough night for Cam Ward. Brutal one for Brent Seabrook.
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Fox News, other media outlets, join CNN fight over press access to White House

Fox News, other media outlets, join CNN fight over press access to White House

More than a dozen news outlets are filing friend-of-the-court briefs to support CNN and Jim Acosta's lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several top aides. Read more ...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th...

Royal family releases series of new portraits to honor Prince Charles's 70th birthday

Their candid photo is so sweet! Read more ...

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Woman chokes McDonald's manager over ketchup dispute

Police in Santa Ana, California, are trying to identify a suspect who reportedly assaulted the manager of a McDonald's. The suspect allegedly entered the establishment through... Read more ...

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

Tribute doll looks nothing like Idris Elba - and the internet is going nuts

A $1,000 doll made in 2018's "Sexiest Man Alive" Idris Elba's likeness is going viral for all the wrong reasons. Read more ...

This city will pay you $10,000 to move there

This city will pay you $10,000 to move there

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Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

Soccer referee suspended for using rock, paper, scissors to decide kickoff

A soccer referee has been suspended for a "moment of madness" after he asked two team captains to play rock, paper, scissors to decide a kickoff. Read more ...

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, says most who voted Republican are uneducated

The newly elected Tennessee Democrat made the comments in a now-deleted Facebook video. Read more ...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's...

'Daddy, I'm hurt': 6-year-old girl shot while family waits at McDonald's drive-thru

"I turned around and there was blood everywhere," the girl's father recalled. Read more ...

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

Kevin McCarthy chosen to lead House GOP next year

The California Republican, an ally of President Donald Trump, fended off a challenge from conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, in a closed-door election. Read more ...

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Accused Parkland gunman slugged officer in jail: cops

Parkland gunman Nikolas Cruz slugged a sheriff's sergeant in his Florida jail on Tuesday - all because the alleged mass murderer was told not to drag his sandals on the floor... Read more ...