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Jul 29 2022
Airports, parking lots, and the entire Las Vegas Strip, which houses some of the world’s most famous casinos and hotels, were flooded Thursday night.
Heavy rain filled countless buildings as the city put a flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning in place.
Video footage shared on Twitter shows the streets of Sin City consumed with floodwater. Other videos showed downtownNew York Post (News)
Jul 29 2022
The death toll from catastrophic flooding in eastern Kentucky has reached 15 people.
Gov. Andy Beshear told The Associated Press on Friday that the number is expected to more than double and would "include some children."
Search and rescue teams backed by the National Guard looked tirelessly for missing people – in helicopters and boats – and Beshear noted that determining theFox News (Online News)
Jul 29 2022
Search and rescue teams backed by the National Guard searched Friday for people missing in record floods that wiped out entire communities in some of the poorest places in America. Kentucky’s governor said 15 people have died, a toll he expected to grow as the rain keeps falling.
“We’ve still got a lot of searching to do,” said Jerry Stacy, the emergency management director in KentuckyAssociated Press
Jul 30 2022
The response to some of the worst flooding in Kentucky’s history was entering a pivotal phase on Saturday morning, with the confirmed death toll at 25 and the search for victims poised to accelerate over a battered stretch of central Appalachia.
A cold front is expected to bring clearer weather to flood-stricken areas on Saturday, giving rescue personnel one less obstacle to contendNew York Times (News)
Jul 07 2022
CNN, The New York Times, The Hill and NBC News have recently highlighted criticism of President Biden from members of his own party in the wake of the Supreme Court's abortion decision and Democrats facing potentially difficult midterms in the fall.
The Hill reported Wednesday that Biden was finding himself to be "powerless" in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe vFox News (Online News)
Jun 22 2022
Hundreds of cars and recreational vehicles were backed up in long lines at entrances to Yellowstone National Park as it partially reopened Wednesday morning following record floods that reshaped the park's rivers and canyons, wiped out numerous roads and left some areas famous for their wildlife viewing inaccessible, possibly for months to come.
Park managers raised the gates at threeCBS News (Online)
Jun 17 2022
Mystery solved: Montana's governor was vacationing in Italy when his state was swamped by floodwaters, his office confirmed Friday.
Gov. Greg Gianforte, whose office had previously refused to divulge where exactly he had gone on a “long-scheduled personal trip” with his wife, Susan, was back on the job Friday.
“With the governor back in the state and security concerns no longerNBC News (Online)
Jun 16 2022
Abbott is halting production of baby formula at a recently reopened Michigan facility due to damage from severe weather, the company said on Wednesday.
Severe thunderstorms and heavy rains have flooded parts of an Abbott baby formula plant in Sturgis, Michigan, according to the company. As a result, Abbott has stopped production of its EleCare baby formula. The company said cleanupWashington Examiner
Dec 26 2021
From floods and wildfires to inaction and urgency: These are the top climate and weather stories of 2021
The climate crisis took a catastrophic toll across the globe in 2021. From the Arctic to Louisiana and to China's Henan province, signs that climate change is already altering our weather were everywhere.
In the United States, historic flooding trapped and killed residents in submerged basements. In Canada, an entire town was erased by a wildfire fueled by extreme heat. Rain fell at theCNN (Online News)
Dec 11 2021
Rep. Tom Malinowski is vulnerable in redistricting and his supporters know it.
That’s why dozens of pro-Malinowski witnesses have turned out to testify at otherwise sleepy meetings of the New Jersey Redistricting Commission. They’re desperately trying to prevent him from becoming a sacrificial lamb to save other, increasingly nervous Democratic incumbents.
It’s an aggressivePolitico