Tag Archives: Geography of the United States

28Aug/17

Houston crippled by catastrophic flood, mass evacuations ordered

HOUSTON, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 27, 2017) (U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) – Tropical Storm Harvey was set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday (August 28), worsening flooding that has paralyzed the country’s fourth biggest city.
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03Mar/17

Trump’s trade talk alarms local Arizona community

Nogales, Arizona is just one city where residents are worried their local economy will suffer if Trump’s trade proposals come to fruition. Chris Dignam reports. Continue reading

14Jan/17

Woman arrested in 18-year baby kidnapping case, victim recovered alive

Gloria Williams, age 51, is charged with kidnapping at a South Carolina jailhouse hearing, accused of abducting Kamiyah Mobley, now 18-year-old, just hours after Mobley was born in a Jacksonville, Florida hospital.

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19Dec/16

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region: WWF

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, says conservation group WWF.
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11May/15

‘Jetbike’ preparing for over 645kph world ‘two-wheeled land speed’ record

A Britsh team are preparing to break the land speed world record on two wheels with the “Jet Reaction” jetbike.

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11Feb/15

Three Mississippi men sentenced for hate crimes

(Next Media Online)- Three men were sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for the 2011 hate-crime murder of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson. One of the defendants, Deryl Dedmon, 22, was given the longest sentence of 50 years in prison for running over Anderson with his pickup truck and fatally wounding him.
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