Flood-weary residents in Missouri, Arkansas and Ohio fought to save their homes Friday after heavy rainstorms pushed swollen rivers out of their banks, and a fresh snowstorm blew through parts of the Upper Midwest, canceling flights and some Good Friday services.
Climate experts say drought conditions across the Southeast have improved dramatically with the help of recent rains, but the region is not in the clear yet.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair says developing nations such as China and India should join other industrialized countries in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avert global warming.
A bottlenosed dolphin in New Zealand guided two pygmy sperm whales out to see after they got themselves stuck on a sandbar four times.
Flooding has already contributed to 16 confirmed deaths, but flooding is expected to continue as rivers continue to swell and pose a threat for flooding this weekend.
Geologists say the likelyhood a major earthquake along the Hayward Fault in the San Francisco Bay area is increasing. The last major earthquake on the fault was 140 years ago, and historical earthquakes along the fault have occurred 140 years apart.
A star that was about 40 times the size of our sun exploded nearly 7.5 billion lightyears away, vaporizing any planet that may have been nearby and setting the record for the most distant object seen from Earth by the naked eye.
A spacecraft on Mars has uncovered what may have once been salt on the red planet, suggesting areas where oceans may have existed.
Extra large marine life has been discovered in the Antarctic waters near New Zealand. Included in the find were jellyfish with 12-foot-long tentacles and sea stars that were 2-feet wide.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit near the Philippines just after 10 pm local time Thursday.
The astronauts on the orbiting shuttle-station complex geared up Thursday for the fourth spacewalk of their mission, a high-profile test of a repair technique for repairing thermal tiles to prevent another disaster similar to Columbia.
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Some scientists say that some of nature's springtime events are happening earlier, and the cause may be global warming.
As thunderstorms approach the viewing area, conditions are becoming less likely that the storms will become severe. Even still, a few storms may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts at times as the line moves through late this afternoon and into the evening.
A mummified dinosaur has been uncovered in North Dakota - skin and all.
The information on this story was provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management.