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Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2 as storm takes aim at Southeast

As of 11 p.m., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's projections for Hurricane Florence show 40-50 miles per hour winds affecting Chatham Coun...


Here’s what you need to know as Hurricane Florence approaches the US

This remarkable satellite image shows Hurricane Florence is one of just nine potentially unsafe storms now circling around the world. The governor said powe...


Campaigns target Weather Channel as Florence bears down

The National Hurricane Center warns that little change in strength is expected before the eye of Florence reaches the coast, with slow weakening expected after ...


Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous

The storm is expected to slowly move inland, battering much of the USA coast for days. As of Thursday morning, forecast models showed the storm bringing mor...


Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

The National Hurricane Center's best guess was that Florence's eye would blow ashore as early as Friday afternoon around the North Carolina-South Carolina l...


Evacuations along Southeastern coast underway ahead of Florence

North Carolina's governor urged people to learn what evacuation routes to take and put fuel in their vehicles in case they're ordered to leave. Authorities wa...


‘Storm of lifetime’: Hurricane Florence barrels toward Carolinas as residents flee

Described as a monster, the eye of Hurricane Florence continues to grow. But despite the potentially devastating hurricane, forecast to make landfall on Fri...


Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Most of those cancellations are tied to the approaching hurricane, now a Category 2 storm with winds expected onshore late Thursday at more than 80 miles per ...


Bezos to launch network of preschools: 'The child will be the customer'

Gates has also, with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, encouraged wealthy individuals to pledge half their fortunes to worthy causes. Its vision statement...


Latest Updates on Hurricane Florence and the Storm's Impact on Travel

Images captured by Associated Press journalists show the angst of evacuation and solitary beachgoers finding moments of calm before the storm. Additionally, t...


East Coast Gasoline Prices Are Surging Ahead Of Hurricane Florence

Florence is so wide that a life-threatening storm surge was being pushed 300 miles ahead of its eye, and so wet that a swathe from SC to OH and Pennsylvania cou...


Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'

According to WRAL meteorologist Gardner, the Triangle will start feeling tropical storm force winds by Friday. "It truly is really about the whole size of th...


Brown signs bill requiring 100% clean electricity, updating RPS

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows California is ranked sixth among states in crude oil production and 15th in natural gas, though produ...


See Hurricane Florence for yourself with these webcams

ET Thursday, according to the NHC . After criticism for its response in Puerto Rico to last year's Hurricane Maria, which officials there said was responsi...


Scientists Suggest Pluto Should Be Reclassified As A Planet

They made a decision to demote Pluto in an extreme redefinition of planethood that seemed to favour scientific reasoning over historic and cultural influences. ...


Japan's Bid to End Whaling Ban is Top Issue at Conference

They argued that the 1986 moratorium on commercial whaling was originally implemented to manage the sustainable use of global whale stocks and meant to be tem...


Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

And while the Carolinas prep for Florence tomorrow, there are others in the Atlantic - and a tropical storm near Hawaii - that also pose danger as 2018's Atla...


World's oldest drawing found in cave looks like a hashtag

What does the drawing your team found look like? To prove that the red lines were a bona fide drawing, and not the result of natural processes, the researche...


Trump Confident His Government Prepared for Hurricane Florence

And the storm surge, which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change. As of 8 p.m., the storm was center...


Massive Wind Solar Farms in the Sahara Would Magnify Heat Rain Vegetation

Compared to power generation involving fossil fuels, wind and solar technology's effect on the region's climate would have minimal effect on global temperatures...