Anne Heche’s life of tragedy, triumph and trauma before near-fatal car crash

Anne Heche’s bizarre California crash is not the first time the actress has faced a serious fork in the road — usually dusting herself off and careening into the next phase of her turbulent life and career. This time, the 53-year-old actress, is in a hospital bed being treated for severe burns suffered during a … Read more

Officials searching for man accused of shooting 4 individuals

OHIO — Officials are looking for Stephen A. Marlow, 39, who is accused of killing four people on August 5, in Butler Township, Ohio. According to officials, Marlow has ties to Indianapolis, Chicago, Illinios, and Lexington, Kentucky. Malow is believed to have fled the area in a white 2007 Ford Edge SUV with an Ohio … Read more

How weather determined the target for the atomic bombs

Today, August 6, marks the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. We all know how the cities of Hiroshima, and three days later, Nagasaki, were destroyed when atomic bombs were dropped on those areas, prompting the end of World War Two. But did you know that weather played a … Read more

Russian forces begin assault on two eastern Ukraine cities

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities, including one close to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Ukraine’s military and local officials said. What You Need To Know Russian forces began an assault … Read more

A Trip to the Boundary Waters

Content This content can also be viewed on the site it originates from. Listen and subscribe: Apple | Spotify | Google | Wherever You Listen Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the best New Yorker podcasts. How does a swing state go extreme? The staff writer Jane Mayer took a deep dive into … Read more

The pattern in the tropics starts shifting in August

August is here and that means that the average peak of hurricane season is approaching. This month usually marks the beginning of more tropical activity in the Atlantic. What You Need To Know Tropical activity picks up this month More storms get named farther out in the Atlantic Hurricanes are most common near the East … Read more

Update: Colorado State decreases its hurricane season forecast

Colorado State University updated its outlook for the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season on Thursday, Aug. 4. Their researchers continue to expect above-normal tropical activity this year. However, the forecast now calls for fewer storms. What You Need To Know Colorado State University’s latest outlook predicts 18 tropical storms and 8 hurricanes CSU researchers also expect … Read more

Update: NOAA forecasters slightly decrease hurricane season prediction

Just like Colorado State’s hurricane forecast, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is still calling for another above-normal number of storms this hurricane season.  However, the numbers have slightly decreased. What You Need To Know NOAA predicts 14 to 20 tropical storms and 6 to 10 hurricanes Forecasters there also expect 3 to 5 … Read more