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  • 'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects

    'Deadliest Catch' star testifies before Congress on shutdown effects
    Among the far-reaching effects of the ongoing government shutdown is the lack of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is about to put a major crimp in the Alaskan fishing industry. The problem is so great that it's even...
  • Federal shutdown makes key government data hard to find

    Federal shutdown makes key government data hard to find
    Think the federal shutdown doesn’t concern you? Just try looking for some basic data. Data.gov is down, as are websites that distribute data for the Census, FBI, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Bureau of Labor...
  • Government is working again, sort of

    Government is working again, sort of
    WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park's visitor centers were open. The barricades at the World War II memorial were down. And the Giant Panda Cam was back on. Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs Thursday after Congress passed and...
  • Nice weekend ahead; some rain possible

    Nice weekend ahead; some rain possible
    We should continue to see mostly nice weather today and over the weekend. However, don't be surprised to see some isolated showers on Saturday and Sunday. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the upper 80s...
  • Two giant oarfish wash onto California coast, making scientists curious

    Two giant oarfish wash onto California coast, making scientists curious
    It's been the week of the oarfish along the Southern California coast. A 14-foot oarfish carcass was discovered Friday by a snorkeler off the beach in Oceanside. Earlier in the week, an 18-foot oarfish was found dead off Catalina Island. The oarfish...
  • Saharan dust discouraging tropical storm formation as hurricane season peak nears

    Saharan dust discouraging tropical storm formation as hurricane season peak nears
    The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....
  • Sunny days ahead for Shedd's Laguna

    Sunny days ahead for Shedd's Laguna
    To look at Laguna now, you wouldn't know what the year-old California sea lion has been through. In the backstage Sea Lion Support Area of the Shedd Aquarium, the male pup darts through the water. With human visitors standing by, talking about him, he...
  • Klotzbach-Gray: Eight hurricanes this season

    Klotzbach-Gray: Eight hurricanes this season
    The Atlantic hurricane season should be slightly slower than initially forecast, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said in an updated forecast Friday. The two Colorado State University climatologists now call for eight hurricanes, including three major...
  • Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend

    Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend
    Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June. The seven dolphin...
  • Body of Elkridge man missing in Patapsco River is found

    Body of Elkridge man missing in Patapsco River is found
    The body of a swimmer missing since Sunday night in Patapsco Valley State Park was found Monday in the turbulent waters of the Patapsco River just below the Bloede Dam, a spokesman for Maryland Natural Resources Police said. The body of Arturo Acosta-...
  • Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm

    Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm
    If a new hurricane modeling system is correct, the East Coast can expect to get hit by one tropical storm this year and another will make landfall on the Gulf Coast. The Coastal Carolina University of Conway, S.C., released a first-of-its-kind...