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Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk

Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm ma...

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk

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Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
22:48, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the M...
20:36, 07/14/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane K...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to ...
00:36, 07/13/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
13:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the week...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather event...
19:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
16:12, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:00, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the...
21:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first A...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, i...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read m...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate cha...
21:36, 07/12/2019

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massiv...
18:48, 07/13/2019

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturd...
03:24, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
19:48, 07/12/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
06:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
14:00, 07/14/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:36, 07/14/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a ...
01:24, 07/15/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Climate change will boost risk of extreme flooding in northern Europe Climate change will increase the risk of heavy rainfall and storm surges combining to cause extreme flooding around the UK, Germany and other parts of northern Europe...
21:48, 09/18/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
17:12, 07/15/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west o...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warni...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
22:24, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
01:00, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coast...
01:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River v...
02:24, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coast...
00:24, 07/12/2019

Madrid area inundated by severe rain, hail storm that spawned dramatic flooding A massive storm around Spain's capital on Monday spawned severe rain and hail that triggered dramatic flooding that swept away vehicles and caused numerous rescues throughout the region....
22:12, 08/28/2019

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the...
21:36, 07/14/2019

Millions face flooding risk as storm strengthens in Gulf of Mexico Powerful rains lashed parts of the Deep South on Thursday morning, packing winds just short of tropical storm force — with the potential to develop into a Category 1 hurricane by the end of the week, ...
17:36, 07/11/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few...
18:48, 07/13/2019

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississ...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Barry prompts flooding in Mississippi Tropical Depression Barry transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into what the state's governor described as "an ocean." (July 15)        ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which...
07:36, 07/11/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orle...
15:36, 07/14/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concer...
18:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
14:36, 07/13/2019

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the nort...
21:48, 07/16/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

Deadly tornadoes, ‘catastrophic’ flooding and extreme heat grip parts of U.S. Deadly Tornadoes, historic flooding and record-breaking heat waves are hitting parts of the central and southern United States, resulting in at least five deaths in a span of a week....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
00:12, 07/11/2019

Ottawa and Montreal brace for rain and more flooding Canadians already deluged by floodwaters in recent days braced for more rain over the weekend as federal and local authorities marshaled resources to help beleaguered residents....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Britain hit by torrential rain, flooding and thunderstorms Homes left without power and roads flooded in south-east after overnight delugeTorrential rain and thunderstorms have hit parts of the UK overnight as unsettled weather continued to cause disruption a...
09:36, 06/19/2019

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)       ...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently ga...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams ov...
07:24, 05/10/2019

China faces extreme weather as temperatures rise, more rain falls - government forecasters Extreme weather in China is becoming increasingly frequent, with temperatures in some regions hitting record highs this year and with rainfall set to exceed average levels by 70% in the next 10 days, ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and...
23:24, 07/10/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
22:12, 05/18/2019

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complic...
17:36, 06/15/2019

'Up to my kneecaps in water': New Orleans slammed with heavy rains, flooding streets Heavy rains swamped New Orleans on Sunday, inundating streets, stranding cars and shutting down all public streetcar and bus service.        ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane —...
08:48, 07/13/2019

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a h...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
09:36, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and...
23:24, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and...
01:24, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises as storm bears down on US coast At least seven people have been killed by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas with millions told to leave their homes in Florida as the storm heads north....
17:12, 09/04/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the ...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push ...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Steve King Tells Iowans Hit By Flooding Not to Worry Because Maybe All That Rain Will Make Deserts Green On Tuesday, parts of downtown Davenport, Iowa dramatically flooded after temporary flood barriers failed to stave off the gushing Mississippi River—which has crested to near record-setting levels in p...
08:24, 05/02/2019

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-bl...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
19:24, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcem...
21:12, 07/14/2019

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
15:48, 07/12/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
09:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
00:24, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Imelda causes catastrophic flooding in Texas Catastrophic flooding from stalled Tropical Storm Imelda endangered communities across southeastern Texas on Thursday. Two deaths have been reported....
12:12, 09/20/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have eme...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
11:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters pred...
16:24, 07/12/2019

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 20...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from s...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
22:48, 07/14/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic ...
02:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and E...
21:24, 07/13/2019

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier th...
21:24, 07/13/2019

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, critics say....
09:48, 07/16/2019

Hurricane Dorian, Category 5 storm, bears down on Bahamas while islands hunker down, 'taking no chances' A menacing Hurricane Dorian took aim at the northern Bahamas early Sunday, strengthening to a "catastrophic" Category 5 storm packing winds of 160 mph and the threat of torrential rain that could last...
15:00, 09/01/2019

5 deaths now linked to flooding in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda Tropical Depression Imelda brought deadly flooding to Texas. Now, authorities say five deaths are linked to the storm        ...
01:12, 09/22/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
20:36, 05/21/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees t...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
05:36, 07/15/2019

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
16:12, 07/09/2019

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of M...
23:48, 07/10/2019

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
06:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
18:12, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
03:36, 07/13/2019

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
16:24, 07/14/2019

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southe...
08:48, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana and quickly weakened into a tropical storm....
23:00, 07/13/2019

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane stre...
16:00, 07/13/2019

4 dead in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda brings catastrophic flooding At least four people are dead in Texas after Tropical Storm Imelda brought catastrophic flooding to the region onTuesday, and hundreds of residents are still displaced from their homes....
12:36, 09/21/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather p...
12:36, 07/11/2019

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
05:12, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
05:12, 07/14/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
01:12, 07/13/2019

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Tropical Storm Imelda makes landfall over Texas, Houston prepares for flooding While Imelda has lost wind intensity as it continues to move inland, dangers are just beginning for the Houston area and other places in eastern Texas, which may receive up to 18 inches of rain....
06:24, 09/18/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
20:12, 06/18/2019

Celebs risk wardrobe malfunctions at BAFTAs in EXTREME side-split dresses THE BAFTA Awards red carpet hosted sexy fashion. Last night, Charlotte Hawkins, Rochelle Humes and Georgia May Foote wore side-split dresses to the BAFTAs....
14:00, 05/13/2019

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a revi...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential ...
03:24, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

Central U.S. faces high risk of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as Tulsa's mayor warned that the decades-old levee system in his city would be at risk even as w...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded th...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening and into tomorrow. Heavy rain along with the threat...
00:24, 06/22/2019

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes.        ...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
13:36, 07/12/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist a...
11:24, 07/14/2019

Hurricane Dorian strikes Carolinas with flooding and powerful winds after deadly storm ravages Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has struck the Carolinas with flooding and strong winds, downing trees and whipping up tornadoes after it ravaged the Bahamas for days....
05:12, 09/06/2019

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for...
05:36, 07/17/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate change in Canada....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
02:00, 06/10/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief ...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Lorena threatens to dump rain on Mexico's Los Cabos Tropical Storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resort Los Cabos on the Baja C...
22:36, 09/18/2019

Up to 2 feet of rain to deluge Gulf states as storm brews offshore Residents along the Gulf Coast should begin bracing for heavy rainfall and a storm surge as the formation of a tropical storm -- the second named system of the Atlantic hurricane season -- is possible...
21:12, 07/10/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)     ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, w...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Hurricane Humberto forecast to become 'major' storm, lash Bermuda with heavy rain, high winds The third hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season continues to strengthen at sea Tuesday, bringing the threat of high winds and heavy rain to Bermuda in addition to potentially deadly rip currents ...
22:48, 09/17/2019

Risk of Rain 2 storms to over 1 million copies sold after 1 month in Steam Early Access Risk of Rain 2 has seen over 1 million copies in sales since hitting Steam Early Access on March 28 for $20. It's Hopoo Games' third title. Read More...
17:24, 05/03/2019

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage to make sure it's adequate....
19:12, 05/31/2019

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
20:12, 05/24/2019

The climate crisis isn’t just causing extreme weather. It’s fuelling extreme politics, too | Nick Lowles The far right is exploiting divisions created by climate breakdown. This must be challengedIn the past three weeks, we took the pulse of citizens in eight countries in the Americas and western Europe ...
21:12, 09/19/2019

NBC's promo for Packers-Bears game hits Bears where it hurts with 'double doink' joke New spot for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has "Da Bears!" superfans having a little fun with the Packers-Bears NFL season opener.       ...
10:36, 08/27/2019

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s...
13:12, 06/23/2019

Storm reprieve: Tropical Storm Humberto steers clear of beleaguered Bahamas Residents and rescue workers breathe sigh of relief; Florida coast also appears to be in the clear from impacts of Tropical Storm Humberto.        ...
04:24, 09/16/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to turn into a hurricane this week. Here's where the storm is heading. NOAA Tropical Storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane this week. A watch has been issued for Barbados, and Dorian is expected to bring rain and storm surges t...
23:24, 08/25/2019

Tropical storm warning issued in Bahamas as potential storm develops Forecasters on Thursday continued to keep a close eye on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, a cluster of showers and thunderstorms slowly organizing over the Bahamas....
02:12, 09/13/2019

Tropical storm Dorian: Puerto Rico braces for emergency as storm blows past Barbados Dorian is expected to pass near or south of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, move near or over eastern Hispaniola Wednesday night and move north of Hispaniola on Thursday....
23:48, 08/27/2019

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it could turn into a tropical storm....
12:48, 09/13/2019

Vegans have a higher risk of stroke, lower risk of heart disease: study So-called “healthy” herbivores are damned if they do, and damned if they don’t. New research has found that some health nuts who eat only vegan foods are less likely to have a heart ...
01:12, 09/06/2019

Vegetarians have higher risk for stroke, lower heart disease risk (Reuters Health) - People who follow vegetarian or vegan diets may have lower odds for heart disease but higher chances of having a stroke, compared to meat eaters, a large UK study suggests....
14:01, 09/19/2019

Vegan, Vegetarians At Low Risk Of Heart Disease But Higher Risk Of Stroke The study has said that while vegan and vegetarian diets may be linked with lower risk of heart diseases, they might be linked with higher risk of stroke....
00:01, 09/06/2019

The Bears Are Evolving In life, there are a few fundamental facts: Grass is green, the sky is blue, and bears are bound to get stuck in Subarus. But bears aren’t just getting stuck in Subarus anymore—no, these days, they’re...
19:12, 07/08/2019

Not Seeing Joe Biden in New Orleans Joe Biden was in New Orleans Tuesday. Just for a little while. He was scheduled to drop by the Youth Empowerment Project, which is what it sounds like it is, for a photo op at 2:30. YEP is located in ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Bet on oddsmakers underestimating the Bears The Bears exceeded all expectations last year with a 12-4 record, going way over their season win total of seven, so it’s not surprising bookmakers have their total regressing to nine. However, all of...
16:37, 08/12/2019

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
20:24, 07/10/2019

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississip...
21:48, 07/05/2019

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Five Pounds of Gummi Bears For $11 Is the Best Deal of the Day Here’s five pounds (pounds!) of Albanese Candy Gummi Bears for $11. There are 12 flavors in the bag, and they have amazing reviews. I don’t know what else to tell you except that if you don’t buy them...
22:12, 07/31/2019

The Bears' Search For A New Kicker Has Already Gotten Pretty Sad The Chicago Bears are still searching for a new kicker after Cody Parkey’s double-doink knocked the team out of the playoffs this past season. That, in combination with the kicker’s appearance on the ...
20:36, 05/04/2019

NFL Week 1 kickoff: Packers vs. Bears The NFL is kicking off its regular season with a classic matchup. Take a look at all of the best photos of the week's game action.       ...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Will Bears reign supreme once again in NFC North? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes takes a good hard look at the NFC North and breaks down why each team may or may not make the playoffs this season.       ...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Packers nip Bears in low-scoring affair CHICAGO — The Monsters of the Midway showed up for the NFL’s season opener. They were wearing gold, green and white. In a defensive battle also marked by sloppy offense and penalties, the Packers used...
06:24, 09/06/2019

Panda bears: Not as mysterious as we once thought Panda bears eat bamboo. We all know that. But we also all know that bears are meat eaters. A new study indicates the panda bears' change of diet from meat to bamboo isn't as puzzling as it would appea...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Broncos vs. Bears: Chicago will struggle again BRONCOS (+2½) over Bears: Customers were pounding Da Bears in Super Bowl futures as if Vegas was about to run out of ticket paper. Chicago’s defense is worthy — but offensive brain trust isn’t, and Mi...
13:36, 09/15/2019

Diana Ross says TSA was 'over the top' at New Orleans airport Diana Ross said on Twitter that she felt violated by the Transportation Security Administration at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport....
19:00, 05/06/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
03:24, 05/15/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
01:12, 05/18/2019

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2 The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dilemma by the start of the season....
17:12, 06/12/2019

Hurricane Lorena bears down on Mexico's Los Cabos Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area...
01:12, 09/21/2019

Black bears battle it out on front lawn Two bears were spotted biting, clawing and lunging at each other just outside a residential home in Branchville, New Jersey.        ...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Group wants grizzly bears restored to more US states BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are seeking a court order that would force U.S. officials to consider if grizzly bears should be restored to more Western states following the animals’ ...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arriv...
00:24, 09/14/2019

NFL to begin 100th season with Packers-Bears The newly dedicated statue of Chicago Bears and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton stands outside Soldier Field during an unveiling ceremony of statues honoring George Halas and Payt...
00:01, 09/06/2019

It Is Hazardous To Be A Bears Kicker Under Matt Nagy If you want the simplest, hardest piece of news from Kalyn Kahler’s fantastic writeup for Sports Illustrated of the Chicago Bears’ offseason kicking saga, it’s that the decision to cut Cody Parkey was...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennesse...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so ...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Dorian now a hurricane as it bears down on Puerto Rico Dorian has been upgraded to a hurricane as the churning storm prepares to strike Puerto Rico on Wednesday — with 75-mph winds and heavy rains that could cause up to $15 billion in new damage there. It...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Save the polar bears, of course … but it’s the solenodons we really need to worry about Helping the critically endangered mammal is vital because it’s the last survivor on its branch of the evolutionary treeSolenodons are some of Earth’s strangest creatures. Venomous, nocturnal and insec...
16:24, 06/01/2019

Would-be Lordstown buyer bears heavy load A grim earnings report from the company that wants to buy the Lordstown Assembly plant isn't derailing talks on a sale that would ease the political pressure GM has faced over its idling....
13:36, 08/11/2019

Bears ready for another round with Rodgers, Packers By virtue of his dominance and a near resurrection in last season's opener, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers might as well be a bleep word for Bears fans....
20:36, 09/03/2019

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: New Orleans Saints Some people are fans of the New Orleans Saints. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the New Orleans Saints. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the pr...
18:36, 08/30/2019

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:24, 06/07/2019

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
01:24, 06/07/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In ...
01:36, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new lion exhibit is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. During a recent tour, the African lions were seen lounging in the shade of an enormous rock surrounded by open grass...
21:36, 05/17/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
01:48, 05/29/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
03:48, 07/23/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
21:48, 06/07/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
10:24, 06/07/2019

Shakeup shows resiliency of newspapers in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s a media shake-up that will leave New Orleans with one major newspaper, instead of two, for the first time in nearly seven years. Yet, this week’s announcement that ...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Why you should always say no to an extreme marriage proposal If your boyfriend arranges for friends to hijack your car, before he gets down on one knee, it’s best to demurLast weekend, a marriage proposal took place in Russia that went viral. The video showed a...
20:24, 07/03/2019

Living in Extreme Isolation: Is It Possible Without Going Mad? Alix Nathan’s novel “The Warlow Experiment” is based on a true story about an 18th-century Englishman’s test of the ability to survive absolute solitude....
11:12, 08/20/2019

8 extreme military-like SUVs you can own The SUV landscape is more diverse than ever, with family sport-utilities featuring gently sloping body-lines to extreme, limited edition trucks.       ...
16:36, 06/20/2019

The most extreme adventures on Earth Do you take things to the edge when you travel? Here are the best places on Earth for extreme adventures -- and options for people who like safer but still exciting experiences....
02:24, 09/21/2019

Chicago Bears unveil statues of football icons The NFL's Chicago Bears have unveiled statues of two of their icons, Hall of Famers George Halas and Walter Payton, outside their stadium days before the team kicks off the league's 100th se...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Brian Mulroney opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name The $60-million Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, housed in a new 75,000-square-foot building called Mulroney Hall, will offer what it says will be Canada's only public policy program for underg...
22:36, 09/18/2019

Bears acquire kicker Eddy Pineiro from Raiders LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have acquired Eddy Pineiro from Oakland, adding another kicker to the mix to replace Cody Parkey. The Bears sent a conditional seventh-round pick in 2021 to ...
03:12, 05/08/2019

Hey, Packers fans: Would you cheer for Bears all season for $2,000? There's a contest for that CableTV.com is looking for an NFL fan up for the challenge of cheering for their most-hated rival team in 2019. They'll give you $2,000 and a jersey.       ...
17:48, 09/18/2019

Bears dragged nine innocent kickers into their ongoing nightmare The Bears are apparently re-living one nightmare play over and over again — and took prospective kickers down with them. Sports Illustrated detailed the Bears’ bizarre search for a kicker this o...
18:12, 08/22/2019

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
07:48, 06/09/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Br...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Pandas gobble as much protein as polar bears despite being vegetarian Pandas are not as odd as we thought. Though they are vegetarians with a carnivore digestive system, they still manage to eat as much protein as meat eaters...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in posting a 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears on Fr...
07:36, 08/17/2019

Bears sign third-round draft pick Montgomery LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed third-round draft pick David Montgomery. The running back from Iowa State was the first player taken by the Bears after they traded up with New E...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via t...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job. Kelly has been the Bears’ assistant directo...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Bears, Nagy search for remedy after 'ridiculous' opener On the optimistic side, Matt Nagy has 10 days to evaluate and implement a fix for an ailing offense after the Chicago Bears put up three points in what the second-year head coach termed a "ridiculous"...
20:01, 09/06/2019

Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years Bear Wood near Bristol aims to spark debate about rewilding of ancient woodlandsFor the first time in more than 1,000 years native bears and wolves are coming snout to muzzle with each other among tow...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Chicago Bears waive kicker Chris Blewitt LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have waived Chris Blewitt, leaving them with two kickers as they try to replace Cody Parkey. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school’s career scoring lea...
20:24, 06/12/2019

Bears sign tight end J.P. Holtz, cut Abdullah Anderson The Chicago Bears, with tight end Trey Burton still suffering from a groin strain, have signed former Washington Redskins tight end J.P. Holtz       ...
04:00, 09/12/2019

Temporary no-stopping zone put in place on Highway 93 S due to bears Increased bear activity along Highway 93 south has prompted Parks Canada to enforce a no stopping zone. Drivers could face big fines if they pull over to snap a picture of the animals....
21:24, 05/16/2019

Rivera: Timeout call was to help Bears test kicker Panthers coach Ron Rivera admitted he called timeout before Elliott Fry's 43-yard field goal attempt Thursday night because he wanted to help the Bears better evaluate the rookie kicker....
11:36, 08/09/2019

Bears to unveil Payton, Halas statues before opener The Chicago Bears will unveil statues of Hall of Famers Walter Payton and George Halas at Soldier Field on Sept. 3, two days before kicking off their centennial season....
20:00, 08/07/2019

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of New Orleans, Louisiana...
20:00, 07/11/2019

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
17:12, 08/04/2019

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
00:24, 07/09/2019

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the ...
15:24, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81...
12:24, 07/23/2019

Zion Williamson is 'still growing,' New Orleans Pelicans executive says New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the most electrifying players to play in the NBA in recent memory and one of the team's executive revealed an interesting note Sunday...
19:00, 07/29/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the American music scene and became one of the city's most venerated pianists, died on Thursday at age 77, his family said ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
08:00, 06/27/2019

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
04:24, 06/29/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquat...
18:24, 06/19/2019

Fire in New Orleans French Quarter restaurant; 2 injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people have been injured after a fire broke out in a restaurant in New Orleans’ tourist-heavy French Quarter. New Orleans Fire Department spokesman Louis Carrier says it h...
02:24, 05/12/2019

Life without parole for New Orleans rapper in double murder NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rapper Widner ‘Flow’ Degruy has been sentenced to two life terms without parole for the 2015 Memorial Day slaying of two brothers. News outlets report the 27...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Yankees are taking this to an unheard of extreme BALTIMORE — The Replacements? The Expendables? The B-Team? Forget it, I’m not any good at nicknames. Someone smarter than me (setting the bar low) can come up with a handle for the Yankees’ never-endi...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Lance Armstrong, NBC take TV corruptness to the extreme Wanna ace a take-home quiz? Here we go: Name the most disgraced, discredited competitor in the history of the Tour de France? Correct! So it stood as small surprise that NBC/NBCSN last week designated...
02:36, 07/14/2019

Extreme Rules showed how WWE should use Undertaker The Undertaker still has some life in him — when used correctly. The WWE legend followed up a cringeworthy performance in a singles match with Goldberg at Super ShowDown in June with one of his better...
20:00, 07/15/2019

10 vacation rentals with extreme themes No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your name written all over it.     &...
14:36, 05/16/2019

'Extreme grooming' not linked to STIs (Reuters Health) - Researchers say women who frequently remove most or all of their pubic hair are no more likely to contract chlamydia or gonorrhea than women who don't practice "extreme grooming."...
09:12, 09/07/2019

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be ...
23:36, 08/16/2019

Packers at Bears: Game preview, best fantasy football options The Chicago Bears will host the rival Green Bay Packers in the first game of the 2019 NFL season Thursday. Here is a game preview, including how to watch and the best fantasy football options for the ...
20:48, 09/04/2019

Hurricane Dorian bears down on Georgia and Carolinas – live updates The monster storm is expected to bring intense rainfall and flooding after causing devastation in the BahamasSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.49pm BST Another House Republican, B...
16:24, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker pans tribes’ push to protect bears BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to give grizzly bears permanent protections regardless of their population size (all times local): 2:00 p.m. A Republican lawmaker says a push to perman...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Bianca Andreescu bears down on big points to reach first US Open final Canadian teen wins 7-6, 7-5 over Switzerland’s Belinda BencicAndreescu, 19, will face Serena Williams in Saturday’s final Earlier: Williams routs Svitolina to reach 10th US Open finalBianca Andreescu ...
06:24, 09/06/2019

Bears sign 3 of 5 draft picks, including 4th-rounder Ridley LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed three of their five draft picks, agreeing to four-year deals with fourth-rounder Riley Ridley and seventh-rounders Kerrith Whyte Jr. and Stephen ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
16:12, 08/15/2019

Bears vs. Packers prediction, line: Why Green Bay will cover the spread The NFL kicks off its 100th-year anniversary this week in a classic matchup at Soldier Field. Oddsmakers have made the Chicago Bears 3-point favorites over the Green Bay Packers. I feel the two teams ...
23:12, 09/05/2019

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Bring on the battle bears in this new teaser for HBO's His Dark Materials show HBO is about to find itself—as of Sunday—with a serious dearth of high-fantasy big-budget literary adaptations on its slate. Which might explain why the network unleashed a new teaser for its Philip P...
03:24, 05/18/2019

From bears to hippos: the expert guide to surviving killer beasts Former soldier and explorer Levison Wood runs through how to endure or avoid confrontation with some of nature’s most dangerous animalsWhen Andi Bauer, a German student hiking in Romania, was attacked...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Poor performance in opener might be one-off for Chicago Bears. What if it's not? With expectations high for the Chicago Bears offense, it can only manage a field goal in season-opening loss against the rival Green Bay Packers.       ...
16:00, 09/06/2019

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
01:48, 08/22/2019

Bears on the Moon, Musk Vs. Bezos, and How Venus Became Hell in Space A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 10. There are now bears on the moon. No, really. They’re tiny bears—barely half a millimeter in lengt...
23:36, 08/12/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you h...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Tiny ‘bears’ likely survived crash of Israeli probe on moon That’s one tiny step for a moss piglet. An Israeli spacecraft that crashed on the moon during a recent attempt at a soft landing had thousands of Earthlings aboard – virtually indestructible tardigrad...
04:24, 08/08/2019

No good: Bears kickers boot early shot to dazzle Matt Nagy had the eight kickers attending the Bears' rookie minicamp attempt a 43-yarder -- the same distance from which Cody Parkey missed in the playoffs -- and only two made it....
02:36, 05/04/2019

| Skipper Paine bears brunt of Aussie Ashes frustrations Captain Tim Paine bore the brunt of Australian frustrations Monday at throwing away the third Ashes Test, with former skipper Ian Chappell saying he "lost his brain" in the final hour....
09:24, 08/26/2019

Broncos' Davis, Callahan questionable for Bears game Linebacker Todd Davis appears to have a better chance of playing against the Bears this weekend than cornerback Bryce Callahan       ...
04:00, 09/14/2019

Lakes, jails and ice-skating bears: the world's best photojournalism – in pictures The International Festival of Photojournalism takes place in Perpignan, France, every year. Here, photojournalists present projects which have often taken years of work, uncovering stories – from war ...
10:36, 08/27/2019

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew A sensor made with a gummy bear could help researchers study how children chew. It's cheap to make and offers a tasty treat for the child being tested...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Beekeeper turns honey-stealing bears into taste testers These bears just wanted a little smackerel from the honey pot. And beekeeper Ibrahim Sedef is using their honey-loving palates to his advantage. Sedef, an agricultural engineer in Turkey, is constantl...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Dorian, packing near 150 mph winds, bears down on the Bahamas as it hurtles toward Florida As a strengthened Hurricane Dorian bore down on the Bahamas Saturday, bringing the danger of life-threatening storm surges and heavy rain, new tracking forecasts suggested the storm could turn north b...
19:48, 08/31/2019

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along...
02:48, 07/14/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
03:24, 06/21/2019

Gene’s Po-Boys, iconic New Orleans eatery, closing in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans po-boy shop featured in “The Simpsons” and a video by Drake is serving up its last sandwiches this summer. The Advocate reports late-night eatery Gene̵...
14:36, 06/24/2019

NFL Week 2 overreactions: Time to start panicking in New Orleans, Pittsburgh SportsPulse: Injuries to key quarterbacks in Week 2 could reshape the entire league. As Trysta Krick puts it, you are only as good as your current QB situation.       ...
13:48, 09/16/2019

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage per...
01:00, 06/07/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troope...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a h...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Rahm and Palmer share lead with Stallings, Mullinax in New Orleans Jon Rahm and team mate Ryan Palmer had an eventful finish to the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday, both finding water off the 17th tee, but still ended the day tied for the...
18:48, 04/28/2019

2019 New Orleans Jazz Festival in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in b...
06:48, 07/13/2019

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
01:12, 06/11/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
05:12, 07/11/2019

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
03:12, 04/29/2019

Comedian Andy Dick says he was attacked, left unconscious in New Orleans Andy Dick says he was assaulted Saturday outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter, and was unconscious for 15 minutes.        ...
02:36, 08/14/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
02:24, 06/07/2019

Second New Orleans officer enters plea in connection with beating of Hispanic man A New Orleans police officer received a 10-day suspended sentence on Wednesday in connection with the beating of a Hispanic man whom he and another officer allegedly called a "fake American."...
06:24, 08/08/2019

TV anchor, pilot killed in New Orleans stunt plane crash Local television anchor Nancy Parker has died in a crash of a stunt plane in New Orleans along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, while covering a story on him....
22:36, 08/17/2019

Extreme Porsche 718 Spyder joins line-up News 17 Jun, 2019 The new Porsche 718 Spyder uses the same underpinnings as the Cayman GT4, with a 4.0-litre straight-six lifted from the 911...
04:12, 06/18/2019

NBA referee Ron Garretson arrested for extreme DUI after crash Veteran NBA referee Ron Garretson was arrested for extreme DUI on Wednesday in Arizona after he crashed his car into a tree near the Lake Havasu City Police Dept. Station, according to officials. The ...
17:12, 05/31/2019

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay-per-view ahead of SummerSlam....
18:48, 07/12/2019

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness called cerebral edema is higher....
22:12, 05/31/2019

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
23:36, 09/06/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
18:48, 05/16/2019

The Off-Road EV Series Extreme E Is Looking Straight-Up Stacked Extreme E—the all-electric SUV racing series aiming to be something like an eco-friendly rally in the wildest climates—isn’t starting its inaugural championship season until 2021. But the series has a...
12:24, 09/13/2019

New Extreme E electric SUV racer launched at Goodwood Spark Odyssey21 launches global electrically powered off-road racing series, founded in partnership with Formula E An electric off-road racing series, called Extreme E, has been announced at Goodwood...
17:36, 07/05/2019

'It was like a red-hot poker': why the extreme pain of vulvodynia is going untreated For 16% of women, using a tampon or even sitting down can be agony – and sex is impossible. Why do so few doctors know how to diagnose and treat it?The first time I tried to have sex I was 16. I knew ...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Watching electrons using extreme ultraviolet light A new technique developed by a team at MIT can map the complete electronic band structure of materials at high resolution. This capability is usually exclusive to large synchrotron facilities, but now...
23:12, 08/19/2019

What Happens When Extreme Action Meets Elusive Language? In Elizabeth Streb and Anne Bogart’s “Falling & Loving,” dancers and actors share the stage with the Guck Machine, which emits a waterfall of food andother objects....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Ford won't use extreme GT version for WEC hypercar - Multimatic Ford will not use its GT as the basis for an entry into the World Endurance Championship's hypercar class, according to Multimatic motorsport boss Larry Holt...
17:36, 07/04/2019

Cops ask crooks to please take weekend off due to extreme heat Police in a Massachusetts town are asking crooks to take the weekend off — because it’s too hot. “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Mo...
06:48, 07/21/2019

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Extreme E reveals the car that will race across glaciers and deserts We've known for some time that the organisers of Formula E want to launch another EV motorsport called Extreme E. As the name implies, this planned competition will challenge drivers to race in e...
18:48, 07/05/2019

Fantasy football: Bears’ David Montgomery has plenty to prove in Week 2 Leading up to the first week of the NFL season, fantasy football owners are overwhelmed with excitement. Not only is football back, but also they now have the opportunity to flaunt their knowledge of ...
01:12, 09/14/2019

Bears-Packers fantasy football: What to do with Aaron Rodgers, Mitch Trubisky The long football winter is over. We finally get real NFL action Thursday night when the Packers visit the Bears. Yet for fantasy purposes, this is a ho-hum matchup. If you drafted Aaron Rodgers, you ...
23:12, 09/05/2019

Rookie Slye kicks Panthers past Bears in preseason opener Rookie Joey Slye kicked three field goals, including a 55-yarder, and outperformed two Bears kickers in a 23-13 victory by the Carolina Panthers.       ...
08:48, 08/09/2019

3 arrested in Coquitlam after objecting to conservation officers destroying family of bears The B.C. Conservation Officer Service says officers arrested three people in Coquitlam on Tuesday, but residents say the arrests and the destruction of the bears were unfair....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Couple use bare hands and baseball bat to fight off bears that broke into their home A 71-year-old man has told how he and his wife were forced to fight off a female bear and her two cubs using just their bare hands and a baseball bat....
15:00, 08/29/2019

Watch: Packers shake off sluggish start, stifle rival Bears Aaron Rodgers shook off a rusty start and the Green Bay Packers' defense delivered a dominant performance in a season-opening win against the Chicago Bears....
19:36, 09/06/2019

China Issues Red Alert as a Strong Typhoon Bears Down on the East Coast (BEIJING) — China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge up the ...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Magicians and dance parties: Matt Nagy bringing fun to the Chicago Bears The Bears were 2018's surprise team with Nagy overhauling the culture. As the Bears begin 2019, their coach will go to any length to win and keep the good times rolling....
16:01, 09/05/2019

Beekeeper in Turkey finds thieving bears prefer expensive honey A beekeeper in Turkey whose stock was persistently swiped by a group of bears ran an experiment and discovered the thieving animals have very expensive taste when it comes to honey....
15:00, 08/29/2019

As Dorian bears down on North Carolina, residents still face recovery from Florence Before Dorian, there was Florence. The 2018 hurricane caused historic damages across eastern North Carolina. A year later, the recovery is not over.        ...
15:36, 09/06/2019

Words matter. Trump bears a responsibility for El Paso | Lynne Tirrell Promoting violence has always been part of Trump’s brand. The consequences are all too realFrom his campaign rhetoric to his daily onslaught of divisive tweets issued under the banner of the president...
13:36, 08/10/2019

Thousands evacuated as forest fire bears down on Croatia music festival Thousands of people had to be evacuated from a music festival in Croatia after a forest fire erupted near the venue, forcing the cancellation of acts including the US rapper Tyga....
15:48, 07/16/2019

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
19:24, 06/07/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
15:00, 05/01/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
16:48, 05/01/2019

'Water bears' from crashed Israeli craft believed living on moon Tardigrades, pudgy microscopic eight-legged micro-animals that have survived in some of harshest environments on Earth, may now be the first living permanent inhabitants on the moon, experts believe....
04:48, 08/08/2019

Jets’ GM search begins with Eagles’ Joe Douglas, Bears’ Champ Kelly The Jets’ search for a new general manager ramped up Friday as the team began to request permission to interview candidates. Among the first ones contacted are Eagles vice president of player personne...
01:12, 05/25/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet again...
07:36, 05/25/2019

The federal government might reintroduce grizzly bears to the North Cascades in Washington The US government might reintroduce the grizzly bear to the North Cascades area in northwest Washington and has re-opened the proposal for public comment....
01:36, 07/27/2019

Bears Prey On Most Asian Currencies As Growth Fears Rage On: Poll Investors switched to go short on Indonesia's rupiah, the Indian rupee, Malaysia's ringgit and the Philippine peso, according to a poll of 13 respondents....
13:24, 08/15/2019

'Lost' 15th anniversary: Here's to polar bears, brainy sci-fi, Sawyer and Kate 'Lost,' which launched Sept. 22, 2004, was a riveting mix of sci-fi twists and compelling characters that changed TV on screen and behind the scenes.        ...
22:04, 09/20/2019

Bears’ hilarious kicking saga takes another turn with Eddy Pineiro If it seems impossible, believe it. The Bears’ kicking situation has only gotten more hilarious since cutting Cody Parkey. As soon as this NFL offseason began, Chicago rid itself of the kicker w...
02:24, 05/07/2019

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4       &#...
03:36, 05/30/2019

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a...
22:36, 06/18/2019

Green Bay Packers smother Chicago Bears to take victory in NFL season opener Green Bay Packers 10-3 Chicago BearsDefenses dominate as NFL kicks off its 100th seasonThe Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch defense, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday ni...
06:24, 09/06/2019

Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wildernesses and into low-level farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting....
21:00, 05/25/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)  ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

What to look for from Islanders in Year 2 of Barry Trotz era Even with all those question marks on the roster at the end of last season’s surprising run to the second round of the playoffs, the Islanders managed to remain almost an identical team. The club was ...
10:48, 09/13/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Barry finally uses his truth and it's not pretty For the first hour of David Lynch’s Mulholland Dr., Betty Elms, played by Naomi Watts, is naiveté incarnate. An aspiring actress, she approaches Hollywood like it’s a grand adventure, one that promise...
07:24, 05/06/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
08:36, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
05:36, 05/15/2019

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were floode...
13:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:36, 07/11/2019

The Yellow House is a moving memoir of New Orleans life beyond the French Quarter “Imagine that the streets are dead quiet,” The Yellow House asks in its opening pages. “[A]nd you lived on those dead quiet streets, and there is nothing left of anything you once owned.” With languag...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

New Orleans Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager, per report A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have hired Trajan Langdon to serve as general manager under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
01:12, 06/29/2019

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
00:12, 06/29/2019

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have ...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

South India hit by flooding Monsoons in southern India have devastated the state of Kerala, with 22,000 people forced to leave their homes. Floods last year were reported to be the worst in a century....
20:48, 08/09/2019

Engadget giveaway: Win a 1TB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC card! The incredible shrinking storage format story continues with SanDisk's latest tiny powerhouse. The Extreme microSDXC now comes with a 1TB capacity option, which can help with the ever-increasing ...
19:12, 06/11/2019

A Boy's Extreme Picky Eating Left Him With Permanent Blindness A UK teenager’s diet of potato chips and other junk foods led to shocking health consequences, according to a new case report out this week. The boy’s doctors described how his disordered “fussy” eati...
20:12, 09/03/2019

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease (Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney disease later in life than women who ...
04:36, 08/31/2019

'Extreme' grooming, STD link is unfounded, researchers claim Though the study was small, its lead author said it’s important for women to know that the previous research on grooming habits may not be conclusive despite widespread availability on the internet....
09:36, 09/06/2019

Players' union wants matches postponed in extreme heat "The world players\u0027 union FIFPRO says it is time to stop matches being played in extreme heat after seeing some of its members struggle in torrid conditions at the African Nations Cup and in Spai...
17:37, 09/20/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eig...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Extreme life coaching is all the rage – if you’re bored and rich enough Millennials are under constant pressure to be fulfilled – and successful. But will camping with a life coach stop us feeling empty inside?Got lots of money but little purpose? Feeling sort of empty in...
19:36, 05/20/2019

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves i...
21:00, 05/29/2019

The Most Extreme Way to Take a Selfie, According to xkcd Creator Randall Munroe The following is an excerpt from How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems, a new book from cartoonist and science communicator Randall Munroe. How To is available on Amazon here...
03:36, 09/05/2019

Bumblebees affected by 2018 extreme UK weather, experts say Hot summer favoured some rare bees but the spring freeze led to a poor year for 24 species Last year’s weather extremes, from snowstorms to drought, led to a tough year for many of the UK’s bumblebees...
08:12, 05/29/2019

Hottest day in June? Germany braces for extreme weather An intense heat wave in Germany could see the temperatures soaring to a record 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities have placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with...
13:24, 06/26/2019

How to live forever: meet the extreme life-extensionists Some sleep on electromagnetic mats, others pop up to 150 pills a day. But are ‘life extensionists’ any closer to finding the key to longevity? Alex Moshakis meets some of the people determined to beco...
12:48, 06/23/2019

From Skins to The Joys of Teen Sex: the most extreme teenage series ever House-party hedonism, adolescent vernacular and puberty-based animation – television has a rich history of YA controversy• Euphoria: the making of a controversial TV hitUntil Skins, every teen party o...
03:12, 08/06/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Extreme E prototype electric off-road SUV revealed at Goodwood The base-prototype Extreme E electric off-road SUV has been launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed by series founder Alejandro Agag and chairman Gil de Ferran...
14:36, 07/05/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across ...
09:12, 06/25/2019

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will b...
15:24, 07/01/2019

In extreme heat, electric fans inadvisable unless it's humid In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it's very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on th...
08:00, 08/06/2019

The world's ageing dams are not built for ever more extreme weather A town in the UK has been evacuated after extreme rains eroded a dam’s spillway. It is just one of many ageing dams worldwide not designed for increasingly extreme weather...
19:48, 08/02/2019

Ogier and di Grassi headline Extreme E's new driver programme The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing series has launched a driver's programme to recruit competitors for its first season in 2021, which includes Sebastian Ogier and Lucas di Grassi...
18:24, 09/12/2019

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigation by Sky News has found....
07:12, 06/30/2019

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor have welcomed Unesco’s world heritage committee rais...
08:36, 07/04/2019

Extreme E switches to WAE battery supply deal for first two seasons The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing championship will use batteries provided by Williams Advanced Engineering and not McLaren Applied Technologies as had been previously announced...
16:24, 05/01/2019

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to follow its lead....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Extreme Networks to acquire rival Aerohive for $272m Software-driven networking company Extreme Networks has announced that it will acquire Wi-Fi router maker Aerohive Networks for $272m.The two companies have entered into a definitive agreement where E...
02:00, 06/27/2019