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Caribbean Hit as Hurricane Beryl Rewrites the Record Books

Record temperatures in Atlantic basin feed earliest Category 5 hurricane on record—and force rethink of future global warming.

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Dubai airport struggles to resume flights after heavy rains leave runways underwater

Dubai flooded with year's worth of rain in just 12 hours

‘Do not come’: Huge warning for major city

A fierce storm has lashed a major global city, with one of the busiest airports in the world forced to turn away passengers.

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes New Jersey, shaking felt across Northeast

People felt the earth shake and buildings moved in the New York City area

Toll skyrockets after calamitous earthquake


The death toll in Taiwan has risen further and almost a thousand people are injured after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake.

Covid question nobody can answer ​

What was once considered a conspiracy theory has now been floated as a “more probable” answer to the million-dollar Covid question

SpaceX's Starship test flight makes it to space this time, but lost before splashdown

Pressure mounts to prove its Starship will be ready for NASA's moon mission

‘They just can’t take this kind of beating’: California mansions on the brink

The latest storm battering the California coast has brought fresh flooding, mudslides, sinkholes and coastal erosion — but the three mansions atop the cliffs of Dana Point remain anchored in place.

In Frigid Texas, Will the Power Grid Be Able to Keep the Heat On?

Winter mornings are particularly taxing on the grid.

The Billionaires Spending a Fortune to Lure Scientists Away From Universities

Arena BioWorks is promising big paydays to nearly 100 researchers from Harvard, M.I.T. and other prestigious institutions.

Major Snowstorm Hits the Northeast

Parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey were expected to get as much as two inches of snow per hour, forecasters said. Officials cautioned against unnecessary travel through Sunday.

Why It Feels Like Everyone You Know Is Getting Covid-19

New subvariant JN.1, estimated at 62% of U.S. cases, helps fuel latest winter surge

Storms set to sock Eastern U.S., Midwest: ‘Expect disruptions to daily life’

First it’s a Northeastern winter storm this weekend. Then it’s a Midwest blizzard that could also feature flooding and high winds on the East Coast.

US braces for snow and heavy rain as major storm predicted for weekend

New England could see snow while heavy rainfall along the Gulf coast and snowfall and rain in the Rockies are predicted

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