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‘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.

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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

World agrees to climate deal that makes unprecedented call to move away from fossil fuels, but ‘cavernous’ loopholes remain

The COP28 climate summit on Wednesday approved a deal that would, for the first time, push nations to "transition" from fossil fuels to avert the worst effects of climate change.

First-ever CRISPR drug, made by two Boston companies, is approved in the US

The medicines, called Casgevy and Lyfgenia, are potential cures for people with sickle cell, a debilitating and life-shortening inherited red blood cell disorder that disproportionately affects African Americans.

Climate finance takes spotlight at COP28

Money pledges were in the spotlight at COP28 in Dubai on Monday as delegates turned their focus to the yawning gap in how much climate finance is needed and what's on tap, particularly for developing countries that need funds each year just to adapt to the warming world.

What sea level rise will look like in cities that have hosted climate summits

The world’s current trajectory of up to 2.9 degrees could be unlivable for coastal communities, low-lying countries and small island states around the world.

Is Greta right? Is COP just ‘blah blah blah’?

Climate summit in an oil state: can COP28 change anything

Will there be a white Christmas in 2023? Forecasters have some predictions.

An El Niño winter is coming.What does that mean for snow this year?

Winter weather, including snow and freezing temperatures, already blanketing much of US

Winter is coming early for several regions across the country.

What Happened to San Francisco, Really?

It depends on which tech bro, city official, billionaire investor, grassroots activist, or Michelin-starred restaurateur you ask

Narges Mohammadi, Jailed Iranian Activist, Is 2023 Laureate

The activist, who is serving a 10-year sentence in Tehran, was honored “for her fight against the oppression of women in Iran.”

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