As a fourth-year medical student, I can’t help but worry about my ability to care for my patients in an age of climate change.
Food and water are delivered to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 mostly cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters, as helicopter and boat crews pull people from swamped homes.
The storm is pummeling coastal towns where sea levels are rising and where homeowners have been repeatedly bailed out by federal flood insurance.
What will happen to the flow of information when sea levels rise and leave the internet's vital cables and traffic hubs underwater?
On a tour of Israel organized by Birthright, a few Americans were labeled "troublemakers" as they sought out a different perspective on the Israel-Palestine conflict; academics are studying emojis; and in some towns, it floods even when there's no rain now.
Flash floods send cars floating down Main Street in historic Ellicott City less than two years after a devastating flood killed two and caused millions in damage.
The menacing system could strengthen into a "bomb cyclone" with hurricane-force winds, flooding and snow along the East Coast.
The "Last Week Tonight" host delves into how the way the federal government finances flood recovery is resulting in damaging cycles that could be avoided.
For homeowners in flood zones, a big question looms: rebuild or retreat?
Even when there are no storms, the Atlantic coast is likely to suffer more frequent floods due to the double whammy of rising sea levels and sinking coastal lands.