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Tornadoes, climate change and why Dixie is the new Tornado Alley

Ernest Agee, Purdue University Tornadoes tore up homes in New Orleans and its suburbs and were reported in communities...

Tornadoes and climate change: What a warming world means for deadly...

John Allen, Central Michigan University The deadly tornado outbreak that tore through communities from Arkansas to Illinois on the...

Hurricane-force wind gusts in Colorado, dust storms in Kansas, tornadoes in...

William Gallus, Iowa State University Extremely powerful winds swept across a large part of the U.S. on Dec. 15,...

Cellphone bans in the workplace are legal and more common among...

Richard Carlson, South Texas College of Law Houston Cellphones in the workplace can be a distraction – but they...

Wild weather: 4 essential reads about tornadoes and thunderstorms

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Springtime in the U.S. is frequently a season for thunderstorms, which can spawn tornadoes. These...

Western wildfires are spinning off tornadoes – here’s how fires create...

Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara and Leila Carvalho, University of California, Santa Barbara It might sound like a bad movie, but extreme wildfires...

What is a derecho? An atmospheric scientist explains these rare but...

Russ Schumacher, Colorado State University Thunderstorms are common across North America, especially in warm weather months. About 10% of them become severe, meaning they produce...

Millions of burnt trees and rusted cars: Post-disaster cleanup is expensive,...

Sybil Derrible, University of Illinois at Chicago; Juyeong Choi, Florida State University, and Nazli Yesiller, California Polytechnic State University The most destructive and costliest wildfire...

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Every Fifth Day: Bronson Arroyo Finding a Way

By: Kristina Vicario   The label, “thirteen-year MLB veteran” does not fully depict who Bronson Arroyo is as a person. Spontaneous, maybe. Free-spirited, sure. Consistent, absolutely. It was a time...