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  • Tropics get interesting

     
    Lots of activity in the tropics Friday morning, although nothing, as yet, that qualifies as a tropical storm or even a significant threat to the U.S. mainland.Topping the list is a strengthening storm system off the Cape Verde Islands (circled...
  • Bill is now a hurricane; Claudette comes ashore

     
    The second named storm of the 2009 season has grown into a minimal hurricane, the season's first, according to the National Hurricane Center.Bill now sports top sustained winds of 75 mph as it churns across the Atlantic. While it is...

    "Peak" of hurricane season fizzles

     
    September is, statistically at least, the peak of hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin. But this year has been notably anemic. We were busier in August.Only two named storms cropped up during the month that ends tonight, compared with four...

    Rangel: Questions 'rude,' Pelosi worried?

     
    by Mark Silva House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel would rather talk about trade and health-care than the ethical breaches of which he is accused. "Mr. Rangel's pattern of conduct is what's so troubling here,'' Melanie Sloan, director of...

    Anita Dunn: Working 'around that filter'

     
    by Mark Silva White Houses lately, and successful campaigns as well, have prided themselves on "media management" - with carefully planned campaign and official events aimed at steering "around that filter'' of the national media and delivering a...