Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
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Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
A rash of climate-related deaths adds fuel to the debate about global climate change.
What we can learn from a massive meteor crater
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Ugh, global warming.
Now that the most adorable animals are under threat, surely we'll turn the tide on the warming planet.
Rain, drought, and temperatures broke records in locales nationwide
Here's how that steam-powered boom could happen.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Heavy rains are flooding cities and towns from Nebraska to Michigan to Maine. Is the problem failing infrastructure, global warming...or both?
Ever wondered the likelihood of dying in a natural disaster like an earthquake or hurricane? A new mapping tool shows just that
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Houston's record-breaking rain can be traced back to atmospheric changes.
Science of the Union.
For the first time, scientists show how climate synchronizes different species.
Two solar flares have sent magnetic fields to our planet -- and scientists aren't sure how they're going to impact each other.