Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday, barreling north across the center of the island with powerful winds and flooding that were expected to destroy homes and leave thousands without power. Maria arrived with winds of 155 mph, just 2 mph short of Category 5 status, near the...
Puerto Rico’s power grid is a mess. The island’s utility provider filed for a form of bankruptcy in July, and two months later Hurricane Irma passed just north of San … Click to Continue »
Flawed Defense Department analyses gave China an opportunity to gain influence on a strategically prized chain of islands in the North Atlantic.
After enduring widespread destruction from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, North Americans and residents of the Caribbean now face Hurricane Maria, churning toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Just upgraded to a category 5 storm,Show More Summary
Two Atlantic hurricanes could affect millions of Americans. Hurricane Jose is moving north toward eastern Long Island and Cape Cod, but Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean is a far greater threat. David Begnaud reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Japan is moving a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
After carrying out bombing drills over the Korean peninsula on Monday following North Korea’s firing of an intermediate-range missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido, US and South Korean forces are planning to continue their displays of military might early next month, according to a report from Yonhap, the South Korean news agency. Show More Summary
As Hurricane Jose continues to move north through the Atlantic, New York City has been put under a Coastal Flood Watch and portions of New Jersey, Connecticut, and Long Island are now under a Tropical Storm Watch, where the greatest impacts of the storm are expected to be felt, according to the National Weather Service. Show More Summary
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to achieve “equilibrium” in military force with the US. The missile, detected by the South Korean and US militaries, travelled 2,300 miles (3,700km) as it passed over the island of Hokkaido before landing in the sea. It was the country’s longest test flight of a ballistic missile yet.
On Friday morning, a North Korean ballistic missile flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido and into the Pacific Ocean. This was the second time in less than three weeks that a missile has flown over Japan; worryingly, it came just a day after Pyongyang said that Japan “should be sunken into the sea.” However, as sirens […]
TOKYO - North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Friday that flew over the northern Japan island of Hokkaido into the Pacific Ocean, the Japanese government said.No damage has been reported so far from the missile launched before 7 a.m., Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a press conference. Show More Summary
Aomori City is the last sizeable urban bastion of Japan’s main island Honshu, before the waters of the Tsugaru Straits separate the island from Hokkaido to the north. The city is the capital of the prefecture of the same name. Nature...Show More Summary
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - South Pacific island nations are scouring shipping records for vessels with links to North Korea after Fiji said it had identified 20 falsely flagged ships it suspects the isolated regime is using to evade United Nations sanctions.
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan for the second time in less than a month. After threatening to sink the four islands of Japan and turning the United States maintain into as ashes and darkness, North Korea...Show More Summary
An interesting jigsaw puzzle."An 11-year-old Minnesota girl is recovering from bone-deep lacerations to her foot after being bitten, apparently by a large fish, on Island Lake north of Duluth. Island Lake is home to large muskies and...Show More Summary
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a Rhode Island man accused of fatally shooting his mother at New Hampshire's largest hospital (all times local):
NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — A Rhode Island man accused of fatally shooting his mother in the intensive care unit of New Hampshire's largest hospital was set to be arraigned Wednesday on murder charges.
Thousands of protesters in California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Washington, D.C. continued to rally Friday and throughout the weekend in support of undocumented immigrant...Show More Summary
A few weeks before we were scheduled to go to the Outer Banks for vacation, my sister sent me a news story about a mile-long island made of shells that appeared this year at the tip of Cape Hatteras, in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. We grew up shelling on Florida beaches and we have a […]
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Hurricane Jose moved past the Leeward Islands and well north of Puerto Rico on Sept. 10 as satellites continued providing data to forecasters.