In the early 1970s, a U.S. group known as the Weather Underground detonated small bombs at the Pentagon, the State Department, and the Capitol to protest the Vietnam War. They gave advance warning to avoid casualties.
Four years after a hurricane in Louisiana forced Republicans to make changes to their convention 1,300 miles away in Minnesota, they’ll nominate their next presidential candidate in Florida, among the most hurricane- prone states in the country.
The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season may rival some of the worst in history as meteorological conditions mirror 2005, the record-breaking year that spawned New Orleans- wrecking Katrina, forecasters say.
Radiation wafting toward the U.S. from stricken nuclear reactors in Japan presents less of a danger than 1950s-era atomic weapons testing or the 1986 Chernobyl accident, weather experts and government officials said yesterday.
As the sun sets over Jerusalem’s Old City and a performer plays a mystical solo on a curved ram’s horn, Glenn Beck appears before an audience near the southern wall of the Temple Mount, a sacred site for both Jews and Muslims that they have battled over for centuries.
Radiation wafting toward the U.S. from stricken nuclear reactors in Japan poses far less threat than 1950s-era atomic weapons testing or the 1986 Chernobyl accident, weather and public health experts said.
Beryl, the second named weather system of the Atlantic hurricane season, was downgraded to a tropical depression after making landfall and moving over northeast Florida, the National Hurricane Center said.