High-tide flooding is only going to get worse, NOAA says

In a report Wednesday, the agency says that last year tied the 2015 record for a national median of five days of high-tide flooding. Twelve locations broke flooding records, including Washington, Annapolis and Baltimore. The…

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Almost 40 million Americans under warnings or advisories because of dangerous heat

More than 6.5 million people are under an excessive heat warning, including residents of Phoenix, according to the National Weather Service. Above normal temperatures in the Arizona capital could factor into heat indexes close to…

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Video shows storm knock down kids' playground set in Texas

Video footage shows the moment a playground is knocked over by a storm in Weatherford, Texas, as the first tropical system is expected to slam the Gulf Coast. Read More Here!

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Why flash floods are so dangerous

CNN’s Jennifer Gray discusses the causes and dangers of flash floods. Read More Here!

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Flooding hits Louisiana as residents brace for hurricane

The National Hurricane Center issued hurricane watches for parts of coastal Louisiana, as the first tropical system to slam the US this year is expected to make landfall as a hurricane. Read More Here!

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Flooding risk for millions as tropical system strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico

More than 4 million people are under flash flood watches from south-central Louisiana to the western Florida panhandle as the system moves over the warm waters, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said. If it reaches winds…

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Ted Cruz tells Trump administration to ‘follow the damn law’ on foreign arms sales

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been critical of the administration’s decision to declare an emergency earlier this year in order to expedite billions of dollars in arms sales to various countries —…

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Adviser warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released

Mohsen Rezaee, who is currently Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council — an advisory body to Iran’s Supreme Leader — tweeted that “if the UK does not release the Iranian oil tanker, our officials are…

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Fareed Zakaria: Here's what's really going on with Iran

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats unsuccessfully tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, according to two US officials with direct knowledge of the incident. Read More Here!

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Iranian boats attempted to seize British tanker

The British Heritage tanker was sailing out of the Persian Gulf and was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz area when it was approached by the Iranian boats. The Iranians ordered the tanker to change…

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