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Sep 18 2018

Hurricane Florence weakens to tropical depression

Two more people were killed in Lenoir County. TV station WNCN said the 78-year-old victim and was "trying to connect two extension cords outside in the rain". In South an...

Sep 18 2018

Final Delta 2 launches ICESat-2

The primary payload, NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite 2 (ICESat-2), separated from the second stage about 53 minutes after liftoff, followed by four cubes...

Sep 17 2018

Storm chaser records Florence battering Carolina coast

If Florence doesn't wipe out oceanfront homes perched on stilts along the Carolinas coast, rising sea levels will. Florence lashed low-lying barrier islands that experi...

Sep 15 2018

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

The very center of that bullseye may be Camp Lejeune, the sprawling Marine Corps training base. Tuesday's forecast showed 20in or more falling there, part of a wide stret...

Sep 15 2018

Florence keeps dumping rain on Carolinas

First responders and volunteers battled through Florence's brutal winds and torrential rain as they continued their rescue operations in North and South Carolina Saturda...

Sep 14 2018

SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

SpaceX announced previous year that it planned to send two unidenified private citizens on an around-the-moon mission in late 2018. The BFR is SpaceX's newest rocket,...

Sep 14 2018

Florence Makes Landfall as Category 1 Hurricane in North Carolina

I'd been through so many hurricanes ", said Balance, who added that six sheriff's officers came to his house to rescue him Friday morning, but he didn't need to leave si...

Sep 14 2018

Isaac winds slow to 45 miles per hour, heavy rain, high surf expected

The Portuguese weather service said that wind gusts of up to 74 mph are possible by the weekend in the Azores, an island chain about 850 miles west of Portugal. "As lon...

Sep 12 2018

Tropical storm Florence expected to become hurricane

This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. "You never know, there could be tree missiles coming from any direction", she said. Red flags have...

Sep 12 2018

Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane

The National Hurricane Center is advising people in the hurricane's path to prepare for potentially life-threatening storm surges, freshwater flooding and damaging wi...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricane Florence Set To Hit US East Coast

A mandatory evacuation order was issued noon Monday for North Carolina's Hatteras Island. "We do not want to risk one SC life in this hurricane ", Governor Henry McM...

Sep 08 2018

FORECAST: Unsettled weather this weekend

The forecast track shows Florence's forecast path approaching the southeast US coastline late next week. Gov. Roy Cooper issued a state of emergency Friday and waive...

Sep 06 2018

Judge Kavanaugh Says His Loyalty Is to the Constitution, Not Trump

Amid the nearly continuous disruption, Texas Republican John Cornyn said it was "the first confirmation hearing for a Supreme Court justice I've seen basically acco...

Sep 05 2018

Watch Brett Kavanaugh’s Surpreme Court Confirmation Hearing Live

Bush . Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.), who also sits on the judiciary committee, expressed his outrage at Booker's action. "This is a travesty of justice! " shouted one. ...

Sep 02 2018

NASA examines intensifying Tropical Storm Norman

On Aug. 29, 2018 at 4:45 a.m. EDT (0845 UTC) NASA's Aqua satellite found the coldest temperatures of the strongest thunderstorms (yellow) in Tropical Storm Norman were as...

Sep 01 2018

Uncertainty remains with Caribbean tropical wave

The hurricane center's forecast cone shows Potential Tropical Cyclone Six continuing in that same direction before beginning a turn to the north Tuesday. It will continue...

Aug 24 2018

Trump administration moves to relax coal pollution rules

TUCKED inside the Trump administration's plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of ageing coal power plants. "And, toget...

Aug 13 2018

Massive meteor shower should reach its peak August 12-13

Cooke said the first shooting stars will appear around 10:30 p.m. local time on august 12 and will come with increasing frequency as the night progresses. The Persei...

Aug 12 2018

NASA counts down to launch first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

This same element is found on the nose of space shuttles, to protect them when they enter or leave the Earth's atmosphere. This will be within 6 million kilometres of t...

Aug 09 2018

NASA names astronauts for first commercial space flights

Boe will be making his third trip to space. The eight active NASA astronauts and one former astronaut-turned-corporate crew member will launch on Boeing CST-100 Starl...