#Extreme Weather

  • Article: 'Historic' Bad Weather Cost US a Record-Breaking $306 Billion Last Year
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    'Historic' Bad Weather Cost US a Record-Breaking $306 Billion Last Year

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 9, 2018

    From Texas to Puerto Rico, here’s how much damage extreme weather caused last year. Read more

  • Article: It Snowed in the Sahara — And the Photos Are Insane
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    It Snowed in the Sahara — And the Photos Are Insane

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 9, 2018

    This is the third straight year the Sahara has seen snow. Read more

  • Article: Temperatures in Australia Are So High That Roads Literally Melted
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    Temperatures in Australia Are So High That Roads Literally Melted

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 8, 2018

    Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency and intensity. Read more

  • Article: This 8-Year-Old Boy Is Donating 1,000 Toys to Kids in Puerto Rico This Christmas
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    This 8-Year-Old Boy Is Donating 1,000 Toys to Kids in Puerto Rico This Christmas

    By David Brand|Dec. 13, 2017

    His toy drive for kids affected by Hurricane Maria went viral. Read more

  • Article: This Could Be Haiti’s First-Ever Oscar-Nominated Film, But It Faces Stiff Competition
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    This Could Be Haiti’s First-Ever Oscar-Nominated Film, But It Faces Stiff Competition

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 8, 2017

    “Ayiti Mon Amour” shines a new light on the embattled island. Read more

  • Article: At Least 61 Killed in Vietnam’s Worst Typhoon in Decades
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    At Least 61 Killed in Vietnam’s Worst Typhoon in Decades

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 6, 2017

    The death toll continues to rise. Read more

  • Article: This 15-Year-Old Is Bringing Light to One of Puerto Rico's Poorest Communities
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    This 15-Year-Old Is Bringing Light to One of Puerto Rico's Poorest Communities

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 24, 2017

    15-year-old Salvador Gabriel Gomez Colón wants to bring light to 1,000 poor, rural Puerto Ricans. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Is Using Her Voice to Lift Up the People of Puerto Rico (and It May Be Working)
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    Rihanna Is Using Her Voice to Lift Up the People of Puerto Rico (and It May Be Working)

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 28, 2017

    “Dear @realDonaldTrump I know you've probably already seen this….” Read more