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    Tropical Storm Eta Hits the Florida Keys, Bringing Flash-Flood Warning Tropical Storm Eta Hits the Florida Keys, Bringing Flash-Flood Warning 1:20
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12:13 p.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Hurricane Delta adds insult to injury in storm-ravaged Louisiana Delta hit as a Category 2 hurricane with top winds of 100 mph before rapidly weakening over land on SaturdayThe day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars on the roads, trudging through knee-deep water to flooded homes with ruined floors and no power, and pledging to rebuild after the storm.
5:08 a.m. Sept. 25, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
‘The world has a high fever’ — UN chief suggests there’s consensus on taxing carbon and slashing emissions in just 10 years António Guterres says fossil-fuel subsidies are actively hindering climate actionUnited Nations chief António Guterres said a common conclusion has been reached: the global average temperature increase must be limited to 1.5 degrees, and carbon neutrality reached by 2050, with a dramatic reduction in emissions by 2030.
7:56 p.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - Associated Press
Hurricane Sally slows off Gulf Coast, threatens historic flooding ‘Huge rainmaker’ drenches Alabama, Florida PanhandleHeavy rain, pounding surf and flash floods hit parts of the Florida Panhandle and the Alabama coast on Tuesday as Hurricane Sally lumbered toward land at a painfully slow pace, threatening as much as 30 inches of rain and dangerous, historic flooding.
6:16 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - Associated Press
Slow-moving hurricane Sally expected to mean deluge for the Gulf Coast Storm expected to bring ‘potentially historic’ flooding to Gulf CoastA rapidly intensifying Hurricane Sally is closing in on the northern Gulf Coast Sally after reaching Category 2 strength.
6:25 a.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - Associated Press
There’s a 1-in-4 chance the globe hits the warming limit in the next 5 years: UN 1.5 degrees Celsius is the more stringent of two limits set in 2015 by world leaders in the Paris climate change agreement The world is getting closer to passing a temperature limit set by global leaders five years ago and may exceed it in the next decade or so, according to a new United Nations report.
5:51 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - Associated Press
3 hospitalized as firefighters overrun by flames in California wildfire Scores more campers rescued by helicopter from burning forest as dozens of blazes rage across stateHelicopters flew through dense smoke Tuesday to rescue scores more people from wildfires as wind-fanned flames kept chewing through bone-dry California after a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than 200.
10:38 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
As Louisiana recovers from Hurricane Laura, here’s what homeowners should know about the fine print in their insurance policies Standard homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover damage from some types of natural disastersStandard homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover damage from some types of natural disasters.
11:20 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices hold ground at highest since March as Hurricane Laura curtails Gulf output U.S. crude supplies fall a fifth straight weekOil futures settle on a mixed note Wednesday, with U.S. prices holding ground at their highest finish since early March but global benchmark prices slightly lower, as the U.S. Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Laura and potential damage to the region’s energy infrastructure.
4:38 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Stocks will head higher until there’s a reason, besides COVID-19, to stop, one analyst says “For anyone who possesses an ounce of reason, it is clear that what the market is doing is simply following the path of least resistance,” one analyst says.
1:04 a.m. Aug. 26, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
'Life-threatening' Hurricane Laura to strengthen into category-four: NHCHurricane Laura is expected to strengthen into a category 4 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said. It is forecast to produce a "life-threatening" storm surge, extreme winds and flash floods over Eastern Texas and Louisiana later on Wednesday.
8:41 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Erin Hurd
You paid off all of your credit card debt—what to do next? Wait—don’t cut up those cards yet. Here’s four steps you can take to keep your momentumOnce you’re free from credit card debt, here are four steps you can take to help maintain your momentum.
6:40 p.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Blackouts continue to loom over California as emergency declared over wildfires State urges energy conservation as heatwave lingers; spreading fires force evacuationsGov. Gavin Newsom declared an emergency Tuesday over wildfires burning throughout California amid excessive heat as the state’s power grid operator pleaded with residents and businesses to continue conserving energy to avoid rolling blackouts.
9:58 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump signs off on only a portion of Iowa relief request in wake of devastating storm Request for more than $3 billion to repair homes, farms from wind storm not approvedPresident Donald Trump said Monday he had signed an emergency declaration for Iowa to help supply federal money to help the state recover from an unusual wind storm that struck a week ago but federal emergency management officials later confirmed he had only signed a portion of the request.
11:37 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By William Watts
Oil ends higher, lifted by Saudi Aramco’s demand optimism, China dataOil futures end higher Monday, buoyed after Saudi Aramco’s chief executive offers upbeat comments on demand and following encouraging Chinese data.
8:01 p.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - Associated Press
Tropical Storm Isaias batters East Coast, knocks out power for nearly 4 million At least 6 killed by tornadoes, falling trees, floodingAt least six people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.
11:37 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally at 4.74 million as New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut see infections climb again Cinemark’s revenue falls 99% as theaters remain closed, and Mallinckrodt says it is looking at possible bankruptcyThe U.S. case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose by fewer than 50,000 on Monday for a second straight day, data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University showed, although cases were rising in some states that had seemed to get the spread under control earlier this year.
6:01 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - Associated Press
Tropical storm Isaias spawns wild weather on the east coast Coastal residents secured patio furniture, ferry operators completed evacuations on the Outer Banks, and officials passed out sandbags and offered car space in elevated garages Monday as Isaias marched northward, forecast to hit the Carolinas as a minimal hurricane.Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it piled boats against the docks and caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people. At least one person was killed when one of its twisters hit a mobile home park.
7:07 p.m. Aug. 2, 2020 - Associated Press
Though weakened, Tropical Storm Isaias lashes Florida’s east coast, heads north Tropical storm watch for Chesapeake, Long Island over the coming daysBands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida’s east coast Sunday while officials dealing with surging cases of the coronavirus kept a close watch on the weakened tropical storm.
7:20 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By William Watts
Why ‘safe haven’ gold and the stock market are now moving the same direction Negative real yields mean opportunity cost of holding gold vanishes, analysts noteGold is traditionally thought of as a haven asset — a safe port in a storm. But that hasn’t stopped it from rising to a near nine-year high, and within striking distance of its record, even as equities and other assets traditionally viewed as risky remain buoyant.
9:42 a.m. July 10, 2020 - By Peter B. Walker
What the world could use now: a reset between the U.S. and China The two leading superpowers could help heal the world as the coronavirus has damaged global economiesThe two leading superpowers could help heal the world as the coronavirus has damaged global economies.
1:07 p.m. June 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Patagonia joins North Face, REI in Facebook ad boycott Civil rights groups have called for ad boycott in July over Facebook’s inability to rein in racist content, misinformationThe outdoor gear company Patagonia is the latest company to announce an advertising boycott of Facebook and its Instagram app for the month of July — or longer — saying the social media giant has “failed to take steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform.”
2:55 p.m. June 17, 2020 - Associated Press
Civil rights groups call for big companies to ‘pause’ Facebook ad spending Groups say Facebook ‘complacent in the spread of misinformation,’ amplifies hate speechSeveral civil rights and other advocacy groups are calling on large advertisers to stop Facebook ad campaigns during July because they say the social network isn’t doing enough to curtail racist and violent content on its platform.
9:59 a.m. June 17, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends with a loss as the U.S. dollar strengthens, global stocks riseGold prices retreat on Wednesday to post a modest loss as the dollar strengthens and stocks across the globe mostly advanced, suggesting some waning appetite for bullion.
7:56 p.m. May 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Oregon Supreme Court halts judge’s order throwing out coronavirus restrictions County judge had ruled governor overstepped powers in extending stay-at-home ordersThe Oregon Supreme Court late Monday halted a rural judge’s order earlier in the day that had tossed out statewide coronavirus restrictions imposed by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown..
1:13 p.m. May 5, 2020 - Associated Press
At Louisiana prison, 192 out of 195 inmates test positive for COVID-19 Two-thirds of the inmates who tested positive showed no symptoms, state figures showNearly every woman in a Louisiana prison dormitory has tested positive for COVID-19, and two-thirds of them showed no symptoms, state figures show.
6:38 a.m. April 29, 2020 - Associated Press
Battered by floods, U.S. river communities try new remedies Floods in the Missouri, Mississippi and Arkansas river basins caused $20 billion in damage in 2019, the second-wettest year on recordHollywood Beach Road was once such prime real estate that the neighborhood had its own airstrip, enabling well-heeled residents to zip back and forth between homes in nearby St. Louis and weekend cottages on the Meramec River in suburban Arnold, Missouri.
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