Extreme Weather

Power Restored to Last Neighborhood in Puerto Rico Affected by Hurricane Maria

For the first time since September 20, 2017, power has been fully restored to Puerto Rico, ending the longest continuous blackout in U.S. …

Caribbean

Mysterious Neolithic monuments and lost prehistoric villages revealed by heatwave dry spell

Two prehistoric villages are among 1,500 lost landmarks which have been discovered in Britain since the heatwave.<p>Historic England has been taking advantage of the exceptionally dry weather to send up reconnaissance planes to hunt for outlines of long-forgotten monuments, buildings and burial …

Archaeology

Omarosa: Trump used 'derogatory' term for Puerto Ricans; Kelly fought hurricane aid

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says in her new book that White House chief of staff John Kelly shut down her attempts to get aid for Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria — and he accused the island government of trying to exploit the tragedy to get money from …

Politics

Couple devoted to hurricane relief efforts says 'I do' in donated wedding

A couple who put their wedding plans on hold after Hurricane Irma finally ties the knot thanks to a handful of gracious people.

Weddings

This summer’s extreme heat may just be the start of a super-hot stretch

More than 100 major wildfires are raging across the American West, including the largest blaze in California’s history. Deadly heat waves around the …

Climate Change

Puerto Rican visitors still waiting for island cleanup, restoration after Hurricane Maria

Home for Lizzie Marrero is in Puerto Rico. Near the north coast, in Vega Alta.<p>Marrero, however, recently arrived in East Chicago where she is staying with an aunt.<p>Marrero doesn’t know when she’ll return to her island because nearly a year after it was hit by Hurricane Maria, thousands of Puerto …

Caribbean

Puerto Rico's Natural Revolution After Hurricane Maria

After the storm, Puerto Rico’s forests performed incredible feats of recovery. What can humans learn from that?<p>Ian Pagán Roig went to bed on the night of Sept. 19, 2017, not knowing what his world would look like when he woke up.<p>The night before Hurricane Maria was set to make landfall, Pagán, a …

Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico says power restoration after Hurricane Maria is complete, but that's not quite right

<b>(CNN) —</b> Power restoration after Hurricane Maria, which struck almost a year ago, has been completed, according to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.<p>"According to our reports, all of our clients that were without service since Maria now have electricity," said Geraldo Quiñones a spokesman for …

Caribbean

Hot weather reveals hidden history to archaeologists

This summer's heatwave has been good for aerial archaeologists spotting some hidden treasures in the dry crops.<p>Historic England have been looking into the patterns - and here's what they found.

Archaeology

Dozens of water rescues across the flooded heartland

After record rainfall and flash floods, dozens of drivers became trapped in their vehicles in Oklahoma City, prompting multiple water rescues.

Weather

Students in over a dozen Houston-area districts head back to school

- Thousands of bright eyed students are already back in class and ready to kick off a new year on Wednesday morning. More than a dozen districts are …

Houston

When a tornado devastated an Iowa town, it revealed something unexpected: Historic original architecture

CLOSE<p>Marshalltown mayor Joe Greer talks about the clean up efforts and plans to recover from a massive tornado struck his town.<p>When tornadoes blew …

Iowa

UK weather: Blistering heatwaves and tropical storms to last four years with 'abnormally hot' air until 2022

We can expect blistering heatwaves and increased risk of tropical storms for the next four years as global warming bites.<p>Researchers, who revised …

Climate Change

Grailed to Drop 100 Rare Supreme Skate Decks

All at “unparalleled prices.”<p>As Grailed’s recent summer Heatwave series of drops comes to an end, the high-end online marketplace has curated 100 …

Redbox

UK weather forecast latest: Another heatwave on the way for parts of Britain as rain clears

A second heatwave is on the way for parts of the UK, bringing an end to the recent period of muggy and damp weather.<p>London and the south east is …

Weather

Creech Elementary reopens a year after Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON - Betty Sue Creech Elementary reopens Wednesday nearly a year after Hurricane Harvey filled the school with two-feet of water.<p>Though built in …

Hurricane Harvey

Dog Days of Summarizing

Trump denies using derogatory language about black people by calling a black woman a dog. From <i>The Atlantic</i>: Trump’s Attacks on Omarosa Are Getting …

Hurricane Maria

5 important stories that have nothing to do with the Omarosa-Trump feud

These days, headlines out of the White House and Capitol Hill can overwhelm our news feeds. The PBS NewsHour takes a moment every week to bring you …

Hurricane Maria

Subtropical depression forms in the central Atlantic

There's a new storm in the Atlantic -- Subtropical Depression Five.<p>It's far from land and not expected to threaten any coastline.<p>It's the fourth …

Weather

Texans' Bill O'Brien downplays Seantrel Henderson, DeAndre Hopkins not practicing

<b>1</b> of 52<p><b>PHOTOS: Texans training camp</b> Seantrel Henderson didn't practice and DeAndre Hopkins was limited at Texans camp on Aug. 14. <b>Browse through the</b> …

Football (U.S.)

Nearly 1 year after Hurricane Maria, 100 percent of customers have power in Puerto Rico: Officials

Nearly 11 months after Hurricane Maria, 100 percent of the customers that lost power due to the storm have access to the grid as they now have …

Hurricane Maria

iLe Sheds Light on Puerto Rico’s Forgotten History in New Video for ‘Odio’

After making her dazzling solo debut with 2016’s <i>iLevitable</i>, Ileana Mercedes Cabra Joglar — better known as iLe — unveils a powerful and heart-rending …

Music

Naranjo Watt: Solar Energy for Puerto Rico

<i>Youth leaders with Sierra Student Coalition in Puerto Rico launched the Líderes Fellowship Program this summer to support 10 youth leaders from the</i> …

Puerto Rico

Animal Fat Found in Clay Pottery Reveals How Ancient People Adapted to Drought

Roughly 8,200 years ago, Earth experienced a cataclysmic period of climate change. Freshwater released by melted glaciers flowed freely across North …

Weather

Superdrug is launching an in-store botox and fillers service

Prices start from £99.<p>If you only pop into Superdrug to stock up on cotton wool, that might be all about to change, as the high street pharmacy has announced it's launching an in-store botox and fillers service.<p>Superdrug announced the launch of their Skin Renew Service, after customer feedback …

Kylie Jenner

Hurricane season is also standby generator season

<b>Q:</b> Ed: Aside from plumbing issues, I enjoy your bonus columns about installing standby generators. I lost my electrical power for days earlier this …

Hurricane Season

FDA recalls are a reminder that China controls much of world's drug supply

The Food and Drug Administration has broadened a recall of the common blood pressure drug valsartan, saying some batches have been contaminated with a potentially cancer-causing chemical.<p>While no product sold in the U.S. has been found to be contaminated, the FDA says the process used to make some …

World News

Guardian Weekly Letters, 17 August 2018

Fighting megafires; plastic problems; Nobel scandal<p>The rest of the world is experiencing the devastating effects of wildfires of the magnitude that Australians have long had to deal with. Combating bushfires, as we refer to them, for over 200 years has given us a great deal of practical experience. …

Wildfires

Stripes stores closed by Harvey to re-open this month

Hurricane Harvey

Homes flooded, residents of this Tvm colony wait in autorickshaws for water to recede

Sobha, a woman in her 50s, was sitting in an autorickshaw when we arrived at the Mudumpil residents colony in Thiruvananthapuram.<p>Sobha’s house is …

Weather