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Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:35:00 -0500

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced today he plans to contribute $10 billion toward fighting climate change through the creation of a new philanthropic project called the Bezos Earth Fund. "Climate c....
SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral on 80th Falcon 9 mission

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:04:29 -0500

Fog and low-level clouds cleared just in time on Monday, making way for a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to vault a batch of 60 satellites to low-Earth orbit.....
The beginning of the end for the flu season?

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:10:39 -0500

All of the lower 48 states are reporting widespread cases of flu, with the exception of Oregon, which is seeing regional cases as of the week ending Feb. 8, 2020. (Centers for Disease Control and Prev....
'Ice volcanoes' erupt on a Lake Michigan beach. Here's what they look like.

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:50:09 -0500

A cold front brought some interesting phenomena to Lake Michigan: first ice balls, now ice volcanoes.....
Video shows the moment a double-tiered Airbus A380 made a sideways 'crab' landing while battling 50 mph winds at Heathrow Airport

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:01:08 -0500

Winds from Storm Dennis pummeled London Heathrow Airport on Saturday, which forced the huge A380 into a nerve-wracking "crosswind landing."....
Tech after death: Researchers work on new ways to handle your remains, in the flesh and online

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:23:16 -0500

It's hard enough protecting your personal information while you're alive, but you also have to worry about it after you die. For example, what will happen to all those postings and profiles yo....
Door-to-door evacuations continue in Mississippi as Pearl River crests

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:58:56 -0500

Mississippi officials expressed cautious optimism on Monday as they announced the swollen Pearl River had crested at a height lower than initially feared.The crest came after what Mississippi Gov. Tat....
Video captures dramatic moment a landslide crumbles a Tennessee home

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:55:27 -0500

An angry landslide in Tennessee ripped through Hardin County, Tennessee, on Saturday and Sunday, shredding a pair of homes in its path. The two homes were previously in danger of collapsing before hea....
SpaceX lost another Falcon booster to the sea

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:34:00 -0500

This morning, at 10:05AM ET, SpaceX successfully launched its fifth batch of Starlink internet satellites via a Falcon 9 rocket. Unfortunately, it did not manage to land the rocket's booster as pl....
Storm Dennis punishes UK, northern Europe with damaging winds and flooding rain

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:25:57 -0500

Rescue and recovery efforts continued across parts of northern Europe Monday in the wake of Storm Dennis which ripped through the region over the weekend. The storm is to blame for at least two deaths....
Rounds of rain to drench southern US, exacerbate flooding this week

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:09:36 -0500

For residents across the southern United States dealing with an abnormally wet weather pattern and flooding, Mother Nature will only bring more of the same this week as a parade of storms keeps the we....
Rocket Lab will launch a NASA cubesat to the Moon

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 22:02:00 -0500

Rocket Lab will fulfill its dreams of launching payloads to the Moon. NASA has picked Rocket Lab to carry its CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Expe....
A 21-year-old Canadian woman in Wuhan says she won't evacuate because she can't abandon her cat. Here's what her life is like under lockdown.

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:49:38 -0500

Canadian citizen Kristina Shramko has been filming YouTube videos insider her Wuhan loft. The quarantine has taken a mental toll on her, she said.....
Arctic blast to send a chill through midwestern, eastern US

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:44:43 -0500

Cold air will dive down from Canada and greet much of the central and eastern United States by the end of the week.Following a swath of snow pushing through the northern tier early in the week, colder....
Winter storm to dish out another helping of snow to northern US

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 10:11:53 -0500

Another wave of snow will target the northern tier of the United States, bringing mainly nuisance snow for the start of the week.The same storm first take aim at the Rockies, and produced moderate to ....
Photographers gather in Yosemite for "once in a lifetime" firefall

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 18:47:38 -0500

Yosemite National Park in California is world-renowned for its dramatic landscape, sheer granite cliffs and cascading waterfalls, the most famous of which being aptly named Yosemite Falls. But this we....
'Wholly inappropriate' quarantine practices may have helped spread coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, experts say

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 17:39:17 -0500

"They've basically trapped a bunch of people in a large container with [the] virus," one epidemiologist said.....
SpaceX delivers the Crew Dragon capsule to its launch site

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 16:16:00 -0500

The SpaceX Crew Dragon, which is slated to be the first spacecraft to carry humans to orbit from American soil since 2011, has arrived at its Cape Canaveral launch site. NASA and SpaceX are already pr....
Beijing has instituted a 14-day quarantine for anyone returning to the city, in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 14:36:41 -0500

Virus prevention officials from China's capital said the city would hold non-compliant people "accountable under law."....
Deeper snowpack expected for Rocky Mountain ski resorts in time for Presidents Day

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:07:35 -0500

The same storm that brought a dose of rain and high-elevation snow to the Northwest over the weekend will push into Wyoming, Utah and Colorado just in time for the Presidents Day holiday.Those utilizi....
NOT A FAIRYTALE: How Americans can survive and thrive after a divorce

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:00:00 -0500

Many Americans face a bad relationship in their lives. Here are some tips when divorce becomes a reality.....
Diamond Princess cruise ship has 67 passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus onboard, Japan's Health Minister announced

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 12:00:41 -0500

This new number, announced by Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato's on Saturday, has brought the total amount of diagnosed passengers up to 286.....
Stormy pattern takes a back seat to sunshine in the Northwest this week

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 11:30:45 -0500

After wetter-than-normal conditions in the Northwest for the start of 2020, drier conditions are on the way this week.Following stormy weather over the weekend, which will spread snow into the Rockies....
The US will begin testing patients with flu-like symptoms for coronavirus in an expanded effort to contain the outbreak

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 11:14:29 -0500

The CDC announced several new measures to aid in the mitigation of the spread of the new coronavirus.....
Is Coffee Good For You?

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:14:03 -0500

We've come a long way from the cans of Folgers that filled our grandparents' cupboards, with our oat milk lattes, cold brews and Frappuccinos. Some of us are still very utilitarian about the d....
Americans on the coronavirus-struck Diamond Princess cruise ship will be flown back to US to face another two-week quarantine

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 10:00:28 -0500

The state department will offer two planes to repatriate Americans who have been quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.....
Half a million mussels cooked to death at a New Zealand beach

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:42:14 -0500

Brandon Ferguson went fishing at a beach in his New Zealand hometown. When the tide turned, he discovered hundreds and thousands of dead mussels.....
Delta says it will spend $1 billion to be carbon neutral, the latest airline announcing a radical shift to make flying less destructive

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:35:00 -0500

With demand for air travel rising and increased emissions a threat to our planet, airlines are taking measures to satisfy shareholders and environmentalists.....
Hawaii announces its coronavirus tests from the CDC were faulty, and it points to a major gap in treating and stopping the spread of the virus

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 03:13:50 -0500

News of faulty testing kits has led to heightened concerns about the effectiveness of using the kits to stop the spread of disease.....
2 State Department sponsored flights will evacuate nearly 400 Americans from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 01:48:41 -0500

More than 200 people on the ship have tested positive for the new COVID-19. The ship has been under quarantine off the coast of Yokohama, Japan.....
A nurse in Wuhan, wearing a dress and veil made from a hazmat suit, married her fiancée via video chat

Sat, 15 Feb 2020 01:35:57 -0500

The nurse, wearing a wedding dress and veil made from a hazmat suit and carrying a rubber glove bouquet, said her vows via video chat.....
A couple under quarantine in Wuhan describe what it is like to be trapped in their home for more than 3 weeks

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 22:07:46 -0500

The only contact with the outside world is via the internet, they told Business Insider, which is how they found out three friends died from the virus.....
Why Bill Gates thinks gene editing and artificial intelligence could save the world

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 21:20:40 -0500

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has been working to improve the state of global health through his nonprofit foundation for 20 years, and today he told the nation's premier scientific gathering th....
Everything you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak in 30 seconds

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 18:53:00 -0500

A coronavirus outbreak that originated in China has grown rapidly, with more than 66,000 cases. Here's the basic info you need, in one short list.....
Pathologists debunk 13 coronavirus myths

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 18:19:00 -0500

Two health experts debunk the most common myths about the coronavirus. They explain why face masks might not help as much as you think.....
Set your alarm: Moon, Mars and Earth to align before dawn on Tuesday

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:04:13 -0500

An eclipse-like event will cause Mars to vanish from the sky over North America early Tuesday morning in a rare event known to astronomers as a lunar occultation.Similar to an eclipse when the Earth, ....
Experts weigh in on how coronavirus may, or may not, run rampant in US in coming months

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:42:07 -0500

The coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, has infected more than 60,000, killed over 1,300 and terrified millions. In the United States, residents wait with bated breath as new cases of infected ....
More than 1,700 healthcare workers in Wuhan have gotten the coronavirus. A study found that 29% of infections were in medical staff.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:30:00 -0500

Medical workers fighting the new coronavirus, called COVID-19, face resource shortages and a high risk of infection.....
ICYMI: Blizzard, cold and flooding rains roil parts of U.S., and heavy rains nearly ends Australia's bushfire catastrophe

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:59:59 -0500

It was a frigid week for several spots across the United States as blizzards hindered travel on slick and slushy roadways for many drivers. Meanwhile, the flooding in the Deep South led to a rather un....
Valentine's Day on the coronavirus-struck Diamond Princess cruise ship involved gifts of iPhones, chocolate, and roses — with masked dancing below deck

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:55:00 -0500

People aboard the ship were fed dark chocolate and given roses, but they've also been told to do their own laundry and clean their own toilets.....
'An introvert's dream': Here's what it's like for passengers on board the quarantined coronavirus cruise

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:32:16 -0500

The Diamond Princess cruise ship is currently under a 14-day quarantine, where Cheryl and Paul Molesky have been posting regular vlogs.....
Only a handful of children have been diagnosed with the coronavirus — and experts have a few guesses as to why

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:29:00 -0500

More than 64,000 people have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. But only a handful are children.....
Chinstrap penguins are starving to death in Antarctica as the temperature hits record highs.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:25:54 -0500

Here are six photos that show how researchers are studying the crisis among penguins as the planet continues to warm.....
Delta hopes to be the first carbon neutral airline

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:22:00 -0500

BP isn't the only company hoping to go carbon neutral despite its dependence on fossil fuels. Delta has unveiled a goal to become the first carbon neutral airline in the world, with the company p....
As Sea Levels Rise, Scientists Offer a Bold Idea: Dam the North Sea

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:03:20 -0500

LONDON -- One dam would stretch some 300 miles from the coast of Scotland to Norway. The other, roughly 100 miles, would rise in the waters between northern France and Southeastern England.Together, t....
Repeating weather pattern to breed more snow across Great Lakes, New England early this week

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:51:45 -0500

Just as many storms have done this winter, a new system will track from the Plains into the Great Lakes and northern New England early this week and produce another swath of snow.The storm will first ....