Drenching Rains Close Roads, Prompt Rescues in Pennsylvania

Europe 08/14/18, 08:28

DARBY, Pa.—Overnight rains triggered flash flooding in parts of central and eastern Pennsylvania on Aug. 13, closing down a heavily traveled interstate and sending water into homes in the mountainous coal regions. State highway and emergency management officials reported numerous closed roads in a wide swath of the state from Williamsport ...

Bay Area Home Prices Freeze Out 1 in 5 Potential Buyers

Europe 08/14/18, 08:23

Potential homebuyers trying to break into the Bay Area real estate market without a high-paying tech job or financial help from family may find the American Dream of home ownership slipping right out the window. A California Association of Realtors (CAR) study released last week showed that—with Bay Area median home ...

Ivanka Trump: No Place For White Supremacy, Racism, Neo-Nazism In US

New York 08/12/18, 06:34

The tweets come on the anniversary of deadly unrest triggered by a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. President Trump's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Saturday condemned white supremacy ahead of the anniversary of last year's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "One year ago in Charlottesville, we witnessed ...

After 17 days and 1,000 miles, grieving orca lets go of dead calf

World 08/12/18, 06:05

Tahlequah, the mother orca whale whose plight captivated people around the world, is no longer carrying her calf. “J35 frolicked past my window today with other J pod whales, and she looks vigorous and healthy,” Ken Balcomb, founding director of the Center for Whale Research, wrote in an email to The ...