Tag Archives: Geography of the United States

02Oct/17

‘They just keep firing and firing’ – video captures Las Vegas shooting

A video posted on social media shows the moment of panic during the Las Vegas shooting on Sunday that has left at least two people dead. Continue reading

11Sep/17

What is a storm surge?

A storm surge is an enormous mound of water that accumulates and is pushed ashore by hurricane winds. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Houston crippled by catastrophic flood, mass evacuations ordered

HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
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27Aug/17

Harvey weakens to tropical storm over Texas: Hurricane Center

Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved across southern Texas, causing major damage and prompting floodwaters to rise. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

21Aug/17

Time-lapse video captures sky over Illinois during eclipse

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Time-lapse video captured the sky over Carbondale, Illinois, during a solar eclipse on Monday (August 21). Continue reading

03Mar/17

Trump’s trade talk alarms local Arizona community

Nogales, Arizona is just one city where residents are worried their local economy will suffer if Trump’s trade proposals come to fruition. Chris Dignam reports. Continue reading

14Jan/17

Woman arrested in 18-year baby kidnapping case, victim recovered alive

Gloria Williams, age 51, is charged with kidnapping at a South Carolina jailhouse hearing, accused of abducting Kamiyah Mobley, now 18-year-old, just hours after Mobley was born in a Jacksonville, Florida hospital.

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08Jan/17

Gun was given back to Florida shooting suspect last month

Police in Alaska took a handgun from the man accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale’s airport, but gave it back to him last month. Continue reading

19Dec/16

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region: WWF

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, says conservation group WWF.
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24Jan/16
winter storm in Washington

Images of the East Coast’s paralyzing blizzard

Reuters photographers capture scenes from Washington, DC, New York and New Jersey after a blizzard dumped huge amounts of snow on the northeastern United States.
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