Manuel Augusto Moreno/Getty Images (CHARLESTON, S.C.) — Another coastline known for its sensitivity to storm surge will feel Ian’s wrath as the storm system strengthens back into a hurricane and makes another landfall in a vulnerable region. While Ian made a slow crawl through central and northern Florida on Thursday as a tropical storm, its […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The more than 1,200 miles of shores in the southern U.S. that line the Gulf of Mexico are no stranger to strong storms — but that doesn’t make potential damage from an approaching cyclone any less likely. As Hurricane Ian marches closer to the U.S., its aim toward the Gulf […]

Dmytro Smolienko/Ukrinform/Future Publishing/Getty Images (UKRAINE) — Woman and girls in Ukraine and around the world have suffered disproportionately as the men of the country fight against the invasion by Russia, a new report by the United Nations has found. The policy paper, published as the U.N. Security Council meets to discuss the war in Ukraine, […]

Eric Thayer/Getty Images (EL DORADO, CA) –A wildfire that has destroyed dozens of homes in California is now the largest in the state this year. The Mosquito Fire has burned through nearly 64,000 acres and gutted 70 structures in El Dorado and Placer counties since it sparked on Sept. 6, according to the California Department of Forestry and […]

Tim P. Whitby/WPA Pool/Getty Images (LONDON) — King Charles III wants to protect the planet for future generations — a passion he has highlighted throughout his decades as monarch-in-waiting. Now, Charles ascends the throne as the longest-serving Prince of Wales in British history. And in those six decades, he not only voiced his concerns about […]

Grant Faint/Getty Images (PLACER COUNTY, Calif.) — A fast-moving wildfire scorching through Northern California has destroyed dozens of homes and is creating dangerous smoke conditions in regions farther north. The Mosquito Fire has burned through nearly 49,000 acres and has gutted at least 25 single occupancy residences in El Dorado and Placer counties since it […]

MICROGEN IMAGES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Scientists have discovered remarkable evidence that the first known successful limb amputation on a human occurred about 31,000 years ago, according to a new study. A human skeleton dating to the Stone Age and found buried in the Liang Tebo limestone cave located in East Kalimantan, Borneo, […]

COLE BURSTON/AFP via Getty Images (SASKATCHEWAN, Canada) — Officials have released the identities of the victims killed in a string of stabbings across Canada’s Saskatchewan province over the weekend. Brothers Myles Sanderson, 30, and Damien Sanderson, 31, are suspected of carrying out the deadly stabbing spree in an Indigenous community in Saskatchewan on Sunday, between […]

Tim Graham/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) — Baltimore has become the latest major city to experience a water crisis involving contamination in the water supply. City officials have been urging residents to boil tap water for at least one minute after E. coli was discovered in West Baltimore at one sampled location on Friday and another two […]

Andrew Merry/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — One of Antarctica’s most important glaciers is holding on “by its fingernails” as warming temperatures around the globe threaten to cause further deterioration, which could then destabilize the glaciers in the entire region. The Thwaites glacier, located in the Amundsen Sea in western Antarctica, is among the fastest-changing glaciers […]

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