The phenomenon known as 'rapid intensification' used to be rare. With climate change, this most deadly type of hurricane is becoming more common.
North Carolina is being slammed by a succession of disasters triggered by Hurricane Florence. The latest scare is from coal plants, where pools of ash are at risk of spilling into already toxic waters.
Officials are pushing for extreme self-sufficiency when the next hurricane, earthquake, or other catastrophe hits, but the advice can be unclear and impractical.
Captain Marvel used to be a dude. Captain Marvel also used to be Ms. Marvel. It's comics; it's complicated.