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Scientist who popularized term ‘global warming' dies at 87

16 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - A climate scientist who popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. Columbia University said the longtime professor and researcher...
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Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won't be forgotten

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By PATRICK WHITTLE PORTLAND, Maine - Glen Libby looks back fondly on his days as a Maine shrimp trawler, but he's concerned about what seafood lovers will think if the...
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Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won't be forgotten

23 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Maine's historic shrimp industry is closed due to warming oceans, and people who formerly worked in it are grappling with the question of whether consumers will remember the...
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7 dead whales reported on Kodiak Island in 2018

1 day ago   |   National Post

KODIAK, Alaska - Seven dead whales washed ashore on Kodiak Island in 2018, according to officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The cause of death...
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There's a cavity underneath Antarctica that's two thirds the size of Manhattan - a sign ice sheets are melting faster than we thought

There's a cavity underneath Antarctica that's two thirds the size of Manhattan - a sign ice sheets are melting faster than we thought

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

NASA has found a 1,000-foot-tall cavity that's two-thirds the size of Manhattan under the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica. The cavity is thought to have held 14 billion tons of...
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Trilobites: An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.
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In a slippery heist, 30,000 liters of iceberg water vanish from a warehouse on the Atlantic coast

3 days ago   |   The Morning Call

Over the weekend, something precious was lifted from a warehouse in Port Union, a hamlet near the tip of the Bonavista Peninsula, the rocky appendage of Newfoundland where the...
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Climate-fueled nuisance flooding cost this town up to $172,000 in lost revenue

Climate-fueled nuisance flooding cost this town up to $172,000 in lost revenue

3 days ago   |   Think Progress

Sunny day flooding caused by sea level rise is costing local businesses in one coastal town tens of thousands of dollars in lost revenue, reveals a new study released...
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15 cars damaged while traveling on Plumsted Township road, police say

3 days ago   |   ABC

Police in Ocean County are searching for the person responsible for damaging at least 15 vehicles on Thursday night.
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The Latest: Intense California storm shuts San Diego schools

3 days ago   |   National Post

SAUSALITO, Calif. - The Latest on storms hitting the West : 8:10 a.m. Classes have been cancelled in seven school districts in San Diego County following the intense storm that...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...