Researchers say it is already too late for Miami and New Orleans, which will be overcome by rising sea levels caused by man-made climate change. Under a worst-case scenario, New York could be unlivable by 2085.
The number of names on a highly classified US database used to track suspected terrorists has jumped from 540,000 to 875,000 in just five years, a U official said.
A combination of rainfall and rising tides, as well as the possible effects of deforestation, sparked landslides that buried homes and killed at least 80 people in central Indonesia on Wednesday. Thousands were forced to evacuate the Java region, and officials say the death toll may still rise.