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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Florida governor's debate: Rick Scott vs. Alex Sink

     
    Rick Scott vs Alex Sink in Florida governor's debate on CNN. Full transcript....
  • Jury finds Caltrans partly responsible for ’03 mudslide that killed 14 [Updated]

     
    Caltrans could have to pay between $1 million and $4 million to a church whose retreat was the site of a catastrophic mudslide after a jury decided the agency was partly responsible for the 2003 disaster that killed 14 people......
  • Mudslide traps hikers in Angeles National Forest

     
    Several hikers were reported trapped after a mudslide Monday afternoon near the Chantry Flats campground in the Angeles National Forest, officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. Details were sketchy but the hikers had been trapped,...
  • 'The Social Network,' 'Citizen Kane' and the truth in Hollywood

     
    When it comes to making movies about real people, Hollywood has a long history of not letting the facts get in the way. Nearly 70 years ago, there was “Citizen Kane,” chronicling the rise to power of media baron William......
  • Miami athletic department tweets new anti-Twitter policy

     
    The University of Miami athletic department released the following statement Tuesday: "Football program has asked players to shut down Twitter accounts. Goal is to limit distractions & focus. Bigger goals than TWEETING" The statement was released...
  • Deadly mudslides in Guatemala as rainy season's storms batter region [Updated]

     
    Heavy rainfall unleashed mudslides in Guatemala that have claimed at least 45 lives, and officials say hope is fading to find any survivors trapped under mud in two separate slides on the same highway in western Guatemala (link with video by the BBC)....
  • The Dodgers’ Crystal Ball

     
    Hey, Keith, look: Vin “Vince” Scully! ... Mayor Poulson? I'm afraid not. Sept. 6, 1960: The Times' Al Wolf tried to predict the future and write about the opener of the Dodgers' new park in 1962. The headline "Chavez Ravine—Year 1962" might be the...
  • NASA goes into the eye of Hurricane Earl

     
    While the tendency for most people is to run from a hurricane, the folks at NASA don’t appear to share that sentiment. NASA sent a robotic plane into the eye of Hurricane Earl, which is moving toward the East Coast. The unmanned spy plane, called the...
  • On Katrina's 5th birthday, Louisianans now think Bush handled that better than Obama did the oil spill

     
    A new state poll finds a majority now think highly of George W. Bush's leadership in the 2005 hurricane aftermath, while only one-in-three approve of Obama's job on the oil spill....
  • Hurricane Earl path could turn toward East Coast

     
    After Hurricane Earl lashed the Caribbean Monday, the storm continued to grow, as does the threat to the eastern United States. A Hurricane Center meteorologist told the Associated Press that residents from North Carolina to Maine should keep an eye......
  • Friday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show People who lived through Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans; photojournalist Ted Jackson. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Katy Perry; Emmy Awards preview; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Emmy Awards preview;......