U.S. in longest 'hurricane drought' in recorded history
May 5, 2015, 10:33 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Researchers determined that a nine-year drought comes around once every 177 years.
Typhoon Vongfong is 2014's most powerful storm
October 8, 2014, 10:48 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Current forecasts have the storm weakening before it reaches Japan, which will be a relief as parts of the country are still recovering from Typhoon Phanfone.
Hurricane Odile pounds Baja, heads toward U.S.
September 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The last major hurricane to strike Baja was Hurricane Kiko, a storm that hit southern Baja near Punta Arena in 1989.
Super typhoon Neoguri seen from space
July 8, 2014, 2:19 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Neoguri is the ninth named storm of the 2014 Pacific typhoon season, and the second to reach typhoon status.
Tropical Storm Arthur kicks off hurricane season
July 2, 2014, 9:51 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Arthur is expected to strengthen into a category one hurricane by July 4.
Manhattan's storm surge-shielding park proposal awarded with 'big' funding
June 4, 2014, 4:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A design consortium lead by Bjarke Ingels Group is awarded $335M in federal dollars to erect a park-topped, flood-protecting embankment on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Female-named hurricanes bigger killers than their masculine counterparts
June 3, 2014, 8 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A study finds that the Donnas and the Gingers claims more lives than the Ivans and the Gustavs.
Tropical cyclones and hurricanes shifting toward the poles
May 14, 2014, 2:51 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
By tracking where tropical cyclones hit at their strongest point, called peak intensity, the scientists discovered that storms are heading north and south.
Sunken ship yields treasure trove of gold bars and coins
May 6, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Researchers have recovered over 60 lbs. of gold so far, and plan to conduct a full excavation of the shipwreck — but value has yet to be determined.