General News

Study: 'Legacy' nitrogen also feeds Gulf of Mexico dead zone

Mar 22, 2018

Canadian scientists say the Gulf of Mexico's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will likely be a summer fixture for decades, and would persist even if farmers could immediately end all fertilizer runoff

Gulf Coast meteorologist will lead US hurricane center

Mar 22, 2018

A meteorologist who aided emergency response efforts along the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill has been tapped to lead the U.S. government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami

The Latest: Facebook co-authored study with Kogan in 2015

Mar 22, 2018

Two Facebook employees co-authored a study with embattled Cambridge researcher Aleksandr Kogan that used anonymized data detailing 57 billion friendships around the world in 2015

Ex-boxing champ pleads guilty to charges in domestic dispute

Mar 22, 2018

Former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora has pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and simple assault on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at his Pittsburgh home in 2016

UN chief: Global water crisis has widespread impact

Mar 22, 2018

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says on World Water Day that 40 percent of the world's population faces water scarcity

Prisoner mistakenly released early sues over re-arrest

Mar 22, 2018

A man who was released from a Washington prison early due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt

Miccosukee tribe seizes non-native dad's newborn in hospital

Mar 22, 2018

A major clash between the authority of a sovereign Indian nation and non-native officials is shaping up in Florida, where a baby just born in a Miami hospital was taken from her parents, a Miccosukee mother and a white father.

Couple indicted in Syrian bomb-making scheme

Mar 22, 2018

Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts say a husband and wife have been indicted on charges that they did business with a Syrian company that developed bombs used against U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Latest: Widespread street flooding in California

Mar 22, 2018

The powerful storm hitting California has caused widespread street flooding in some Central Valley cities

Bank of England signals it could hike rates in May

Mar 22, 2018

The Bank of England have kept interest rates unchanged but appeared to issue another broad hint that they may rise again in May in order to get inflation back to target

Weather, 20 December
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