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China Knife Attack Kills 27: What Caused The Muslim Uighur Riot?
Jun 27, 2013 19:16 PM E
China knife attack kills 27 on Wednesday. Learn more about the conflict between Uighurs and the Chinese government.
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Rhone Glacier Covered In Blankets: Will Strange Rescue Technique Save Swiss Alps’ Oldest Glacier From Climate Change? [REPORT]
Jun 27, 2013 17:44 PM E
The Rhone Glacier, the Swiss Alps’ oldest glacier, is getting a makeover of blankets. Scientists hope draping the 11,500-year-old glacier in white sheets will help keep Rhone Glacier cool during the rising summer temperatures and ultimately keep it safe from climate change.
Microbeads From Body Wash Products May Be Harming Great Lakes [REPORT]
Jun 27, 2013 11:55 AM E
Microbeads are polluting lakes and killing fish. The exfoliating plastic beads, found in body washes and facial scrubs, were found in huge quantities in the Great Lakes, according to a new survey.
Pacifica Shark Attack: How Did Kayaker Survive Shocking Great White Encounter Unharmed? [VIDEO]
Jun 27, 2013 10:49 AM E
A Pacifica shark attack occurred Tuesday evening. Find out how kayaker Micah Flanaburg survived the terrifying incident.
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Washington Earthquake: 4.3 Tremor Rattles Homes, Nerves In Leavenworth But No Fatalities Reported [REPORT]
Jun 27, 2013 10:36 AM E
A 4.3 quake struck central Washington state yesterday evening, but no major damage or fatalities have been reported.
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America's Dirtiest Beaches 2013: Is Your Local Beach On The List?
Jun 26, 2013 17:03 PM E
The National Resources Defense Council has released its 2013 report card on beach water quality, ranking over 3,000 U.S. beaches.
Alaska Heat Wave: 90-Degree Temperatures Break Weather Records
Jun 26, 2013 12:14 PM E
The Alaska heat wave has brought temperatures in the 80s and even up to the 90s, far above Alaskan averages. The record-breaking heat will continue throughout the weekend, and has caused wildfires throughout the state.
Tsunami Struck New Jersey In June: What Caused The Weather Phenomena? [VIDEO]
Jun 26, 2013 08:08 AM E
A Tsunami struck the New Jersey coast on Thursday, June 13. NOAA investigates.
Obama Climate Plan: Watch President Lay Out First Detailed Plan For ‘Coordinated Assault’ On Climate Change [VIDEO]
Jun 25, 2013 17:25 PM E
The Obama climate plan is anything but sparse. The president’s sweeping climate change agenda, presented in a speech Tuesday in Washington, calls for capping coal power plant and heavy-duty vehicle emissions, increasing the use of green energy technology and making existing energy infrastructure more efficient.
Hurricane Cosme 2013: Path Maps Point To Southern California [VIDEO, REPORT]
Jun 25, 2013 17:20 PM E
Hurricane Cosme will strike Baja California by Tuesday evening
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Bus Falls Off Bridge In Montenegro: 18 Killed, 28 Injured After Plunging 160 Feet Into Ravine [VIDEO]
Jun 24, 2013 16:38 PM E
A Montenegro bus crash kills 18, injures 29. Watch the shocking footage of the wreckage here.
Tropical Storm Cosme: Could Pacific Depression Off Mexico’s West Coast Become Full-Fledged Hurricane? [REPORT]
Jun 24, 2013 16:02 PM E
Tropical Storm Cosme, a storm depression with winds of 40 mph that formed off the coast of Mexico early Sunday morning, is heading northwest parallel to the Mexican coastline. Could the storm become a full-fledged hurricane?
Pollution And Hurricanes: Cleaner Air Means More Extreme Weather, New Study Finds [REPORT]
Jun 24, 2013 12:41 PM E
Pollution and hurricanes don’t sound like they have much of a correlation, but according to a new study from the UK Met Office, cleaner air means more extreme weather.
Grand Canyon Tightrope Walk: Watch Nik Wallenda Walk 1,400 Feet Without Harness Or Safety Net! [VIDEO]
Jun 24, 2013 11:09 AM E
An incredible Grand Canyon tightrope walk was completed by stunt legend Nik Wallenda on Sunday. See him cross the Canyon here!
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