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New Orleans levees pass Ida’s test while some suburbs flood
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New Orleans levees pass Ida’s test while some suburbs flood

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The levees, floodwalls and floodgates that protect New Orleans held up against Hurricane Ida’s fury, passing…
Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: report
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Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: report

US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported…
New Orleans’ levees face a hard test as storm bears down
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New Orleans’ levees face a hard test as storm bears down

Even as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Mississippi River’s levees held up when those in other parts of the…
Hurricanes release energy of 10,000 nuclear bombs
Environment

Hurricanes release energy of 10,000 nuclear bombs

Those who have experienced a hurricane know the devastation one can wreak when mighty winds bear down, flattening homes, ripping…
Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti before hitting US
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Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti before hitting US

Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off…
Philippines’ biggest typhoon kills at least 230, hundreds missing
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Philippines’ biggest typhoon kills at least 230, hundreds missing

The death toll from the Philippines' strongest typhoon this year rose on Wednesday to around 230, with hundreds missing in…
Sandy strengthens as it nears coast; Wall Street closes
World

Sandy strengthens as it nears coast; Wall Street closes

Hurricane Sandy began battering the US East Coast Monday with fierce winds and driving rain, as the monster storm shut…
Hurricane Sandy forces EgyptAir to cancel New York flights
Egypt

Hurricane Sandy forces EgyptAir to cancel New York flights

EgyptAir canceled flight 985 heading to New York City and flight 986, coming from the same city to Cairo, due…
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