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Tropical Storm Lee thundered ashore with heavy rains just east of New Orleans last night, bringing wind gusts up to 65 mph. It poured onto a city that was transformed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, a city which has 110,000 fewer people than it did then.

September 4th, 2011 • 10:05 AM

The loss of agricultural production across 13 states from Hurricane Irene, though not comparing with the huge losses already occurring this year from severe Texas-Oklahoma drought and severe Midwest flooding, will further reduce American harvests at a critical point in the global food supply crisis.

September 1st, 2011 • 10:49 AM

Fires have so far engulfed more than 3,500 acres in North Texas, including land that already burned during a devastating spring fire that claimed more than 160 homes. The current fire has already destroyed at least 20 homes, and the flames are threatening more than 125 homes in the Possum Kingdom Lake area about 75 miles west of Fort Worth. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from the area.

September 1st, 2011 • 10:41 AM

Severe flooding is underway in an extensive area of the Northeast. So far this week, over 20 rivers and streams have set new all-time records for volume of run-off.

August 31st, 2011 • 9:22 AM

The following segment from the Aug. 26 "While You were Sleeping," by Natalie Lovegren, gives a glimpse of how, as we reassert Man's true nature as co-creator of the universe, we can stop being victims of destructive natural events, such as Hurricane Irene:

August 27th, 2011 • 9:44 AM

When FEMA officials announced on Aug. 28 that they would have to suspend recovery payments to tornado- and flood-ravaged areas of the middle and southern portions of the United States in order to meet immediate needs stemming from Hurricane Irene, there is no way that that could have come as a surprise.

September 3rd, 2011 • 10:20 AM

Even before the flooding from Hurricane Irene has subsided, more severe weather is about to hit the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Katia is now strengthening in the Atlantic and threatens to become the 11th hurricane of this hurricane season.

September 1st, 2011 • 10:42 AM

An increased frequency of small earthquakes in the Tokyo area since the great March 11 quake to the North, raises the "possibility of a huge plate-boundary earthquake amplified by simultaneous moves in two or more focal areas," according to the University of Tokyo's Earthquake Research Institute.

August 31st, 2011 • 9:23 AM

As the Congressional candidate who won the Democratic Party nomination in 2010, demanding the impeachment of Obama for his treasonous destruction of our nation's scientific potential, expressed in NASA, I am now issuing a warning to the patriots of this nation.

August 30th, 2011 • 8:58 AM