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Wobble in moon’s orbit to bring surge in flooding to most US coastlines in 2030s: NASA study

Coastal communities in the United States, be forewarned. A "dramatic" surge in high-tide floods is just over a decade away in the US, according to NASA.

World’s first ocean drones to track real-time data in middle of hurricanes

With the help of game-changing new drones, they'll be able to venture into depths they've never gone before, right into the eye of the hurricanes.

House bill to shore up flood-prone NC areas gets panel’s OK

A House committee has approved legislation that would spend $220 million in part to shore up highways, rivers and coastal areas prone to flooding so that North Carolina can better withstand the next big storm.

Record-cold temperatures Memorial Day weekend

Periods of heavy rain and well below-average temperatures continue to grip parts of the Northeast this Memorial Day weekend.

Biden doubling spending to prepare for hurricanes, storms

President Joe Biden says he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events.

Rainy February continues, with nearly four inches of rain over the past week

Wilmington hasn't seen any snow so far this winter. But the Port City has seen more than its fair share of rain. 

Family lucky to be alive after tornado sends trees crashing into their home

An EF-3 tornado ripped through Brunswick County Monday night, killing at least three people and injuring 10 in the Ocean Ridge Plantation Neighborhood. Just down the road, one family is lucky to be alive after the tornado knocked multiple trees on their home.

American Red Cross helping those impacted by Brunswick County tornado

The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross is on the ground helping those impacted by the overnight tornado that killed three people and damaged dozens of homes in southern Brunswick County.

PHOTOS: Destruction, clean-up at Ocean Ridge Plantation following deadly tornado

Three people were killed and several others injured when a tornado leveled homes near Ocean Isle Beach. 

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.