As Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast with catastrophic power, the storm has become a reminder of how vulnerable North Carolina’s coast is.
Authorities in Texas said they arrested three suspects after a Department of Public Safety trooper was shot in the hand at a Harris County apartment complex Tuesday night.
James Howell Jr. lost big two years when Hurricane Matthew swelled the Tar River less than a half mile from his home.
A man accused of misusing the $400,000 raised for a homeless veteran was arrested Monday in New Jersey on an outstanding traffic warrant, authorities said.
Hurricane Florence’s heavy rains could cause an environmental disaster in North Carolina, where waste from hog manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites could wash into homes and threaten drinking water supplies.
North Carolina’s famous wild horses may live along some of the state’s most vulnerable coastline, but wildlife experts say the Outer Banks horses will instinctively know what to do when Hurricane Florence hits.
In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called on tens of millions of supporters to vote for the man he named to lead his Workers’ Party ticket in October’s presidential election.
Residents on the Carolina coast are finding empty gas pumps and depleted store shelves as they flee a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
The University of Michigan and Harvard University are teaming up to tackle poverty and opioid addiction in Detroit.
(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) Europe’s decision to promote the use of wood as a ‘renewable fuel’ will likely greatly increase Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions and cause severe harm to the world’s for… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT neuroscientists devised a way to measure dopamine in the brain for up to a year, which they believe will teach them much more about its role in key brain functions and in disorders such as depression and Park… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified four types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science. The analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds o… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown) Fight, flee, or freeze; when faced with a threat, everyone, from mice to humans, are certain to choose one of these three strategies. Though critical for survival, we are still at a loss as to how the brain chooses… Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Georgia State University) Researchers have identified how a viral protein, which plays a major role in causing deadly Nipah and Hendra virus infections, targets a critical function in human cells to suppress immune responses and promote fatal disease. Continue reading → Continue reading →
(American Association for Cancer Research) The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) releases its annual Cancer Progress Report highlighting how federally funded research discoveries are fueling the development of new and even more effective … Continue reading → Continue reading →
(The Earth Institute at Columbia University) The end of a 52-year internal conflict could spell trouble for the second most biodiverse country in the world. A new study outlines a sustainable path forward. Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation indicates that consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative) A clinical trial to find a better treatment for severe or chronic cases of post kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) in Africa has begun in Dooka, Sudan. The objective of this clinical trial, which is being co… Continue reading → Continue reading →
An Orange County high school principal claimed that his school’s football team faced racist chants and intimidation on Friday during a game that was supposed to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
California Gov. Jerry Brown got a long-time a six-figure job at a government agency despite not exactly having the experience for the role, the friend admitted.