How the Pacific Ocean changes weather around the world
Our current understanding of the El Niño Southern Oscillation Viking Books for Young Readers When The Sky Breaks Simon Winchester’s new book detailing the origins of some of the worst weather in the world. The following is an excerpt from When The Sky Breaks by Simon Winchester. There is a growing realization today that the world’s…
Get your fax right: Bungling officials spark Japan nuclear scare
Bungling Japanese officials sparked a nuclear scare after a violent, late-night earthquake by ticking the wrong box on a fax form -- inadvertently alerting authorities to a potential accident.
Employees of the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant in Niigata -- where the 6.4-magnitude quake struck -- faxed a message to local authorities seeking to allay any fears of damage.
But TEPCO workers accidentally ticked the wrong box on the form, mistakenly indicating there was an abnormality at the plant rather than there was no problem.
Who are the four men charged with downing of MH17?
International investigators have charged three Russians and one Ukrainian with murder over the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 above rebel-held eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed.
Here are the four suspects named by the Dutch-led team on Wednesday.- Igor Girkin -
Igor Girkin -- also known by his pseudonym "Strelkov" -- is the most high-profile suspect.
Viewers revolt after Meghan McCain slurs Joy Behar: ‘Go back to Fox News’
Meghan McCain dropped the B-word on air during an argument with Joy Behar, and social media users were just as shocked as the "The View" studio audience.
She and co-host Joy Behar were arguing over Trump supporters when McCain blew up.
“Being the sacrificial Republican every day,” she said. “I’m just trying to — don’t feel bad for me, bitch. I’m paid to do this, okay? Don’t feel bad for me.”