Watch the U.S. Coast Guard rescue people trapped by Hurricane Florence flooding
September 17, 2018, 3:37 p.m. by Ben Bolton
Days of record-breaking rain is causing massive flooding along the Carolina coast.
Natural disaster-proof 'back-up' city underway in the Philippines
July 30, 2018, 8:22 a.m. by Matt Hickman
New Clark City is a far cry from pollution-choked, flood-prone Manila.
These U.S. communities are most vulnerable to sea level rise
June 20, 2018, 8:33 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Florida alone accounts for 40% of the country's most at-risk homes.
Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust
September 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.
Rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey needs to be stronger, higher, smarter
September 6, 2017, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This is a tall order in Texas, land of ultra-lax zoning regulations.
As the waters recede in Texas, Brooklyn braces for the next big storm
September 4, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
As the floodwaters recede in Houston, one waterfront nabe in Brooklyn braces for the next big storm.
The 1919 Boston Molasses Flood: The forgotten tragedy too bizarre for the history books
November 28, 2016, 1:05 p.m. by John Platt
A 30-foot wave of molasses claimed the lives of 21 people and injured 150 more.
Watch dramatic rescue of woman, dog in Baton Rouge
August 15, 2016, 2:13 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Rescuers save a woman and her dog from a nearly submerged car in Louisiana's floodwaters.
Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers
August 9, 2016, 3:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
According to legend, a great flood of biblical proportion swept over China 4,000 years ago — and now, science agrees.
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