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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Hurricane Raymond, off Mexican coast, downgraded to Category 1

    Hurricane Raymond, off Mexican coast, downgraded to Category 1
    MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Raymond remained parked off the Mexican Pacific Coast on Tuesday, diminishing in power but slowly heading to a region still recovering from last month’s deadly tropical storm. At 1 p.m. Tuesday, Raymond was downgraded...
  • Mexico appears clear of storm that threatened Pacific coast

    Mexico appears clear of storm that threatened Pacific coast
    MEXICO CITY — The Pacific coast of Mexico, still smarting from the battering it took from a tropical storm last month, appears to have dodged another assault as a powerful storm moved away from the coast early Wednesday. Conagua, the Mexican water...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago

    Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago
    As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago. Video and photo images show how coastal...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later
    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
  • Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound

     Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound
    His was the last face I saw, the final voice I heard before I stepped backward off the 100-foot cliff. Even now, nearly two decades later, I can envision his weathered features and wispy white hair, and I can recall much of what he said. My fear, he...
  • Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us

    Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us
    Was man-made global warming responsible for Typhoon Haiyan? Or Superstorm Sandy? Or the recent flooding in Colorado? I don’t know. Neither do you. Neither do the scientists, really. It’s impossible to pin a specific weather event on...
  • Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close

    Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close
    With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982. Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
  • Cassini's best images yet of the 'hexagon' on Saturn [Video]

    Cassini's best images yet of the 'hexagon' on Saturn [Video]
    Saturn's strange hexagon is coming into better focus. A six-sided weather pattern is churning over Saturn's north pole, and thanks to new data collected by NASA's Cassini mission, scientists -- and the rest of us -- can now see it with more clarity than...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen
    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • NOAA trims hurricane forecast, but still warns of active season

    NOAA trims hurricane forecast, but still warns of active season
    Federal forecasters have softened their prediction of an extreme storm season, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine. That’s a small drop from the seven to 11 hurricanes originally forecast in May,...
  • U.S. director Dennie Gordon, on filming 'My Lucky Star' in China

    U.S. director Dennie Gordon, on filming 'My Lucky Star' in China
    Dennie Gordon, who has directed U.S. films such as "What a Girl Wants" (2003) and "New York Minute" (2004) and numerous American TV shows, including "Burn Notice" and "30 Rock," recently helmed her first movie in China, "My Lucky Star." A romantic...