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At Least 22 Dead, Over a Million Reported Displaced as Typhoon Lekima Makes Landfall in Eastern China

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At least 22 deaths have been reported, and more than a million have been forced to leave their homes after Typhoon Lekima smashed into China...
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Fire risks rise in previously too-wet-to-burn US Northwest

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Nestled in the foothills of Washington’s Cascade Mountains, the bustling Seattle suburb of Issaquah seems an unlikely candidate for anxiety over wildfires. The region, famous...
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Global warming brings wildfire risk to rainy US Northwest

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Nestled in the foothills of Washington’s Cascade Mountains, the bustling Seattle suburb of Issaquah seems an unlikely candidate for anxiety over wildfires. Interested in Climate...
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Hospitals in California question 2030 earthquake standards

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A Southern California hospital spent $72 million on a building designed to do two things after an earthquake: stay standing and stay open. Interested in...
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Did Hurricane Barry prevent a near-record ‘dead zone’?

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Scientists are back from measuring the Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” where there’s too little oxygen to sustain marine life in a large underwater area...
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Earthquakes shake up Yucca Mountain nuke dump talk in Nevada

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Recent California earthquakes that rattled Las Vegas have shaken up arguments on both sides of a stalled federal plan to entomb nuclear waste beneath a...
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Tropical storm, river flooding hammer Gulf environment

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Tropical Storm Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to...
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Newer buildings show little damage after California quakes

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The two Southern California desert communities rocked by last week’s powerful earthquakes may have sustained as little damage as they did because they have no...
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Huge California military base still closed after big quakes

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A sprawling Navy base in the Southern California desert is still closed to nonessential personnel Tuesday as the military works to determine the damage from...
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Big earthquakes raise interest in West Coast warning system

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The powerful Mojave Desert earthquakes that rocked California ended a years-long lull in major seismic activity and raised new interest in an early warning system...
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The Latest: Quake-rattled town to be without water for days

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The Latest on earthquakes in Southern California (all times local): 12:10 p.m. It could be days before water service is restored to the Southern California...
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California prepares for aftershocks, but big jolt not likely

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Two major earthquakes that hit Southern California last week should be a warning to people nationwide to prepare for natural disasters, the state’s governor said...