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Heavy rain fell in western North Carolina on Friday, July 23, inundating parts of Asheville and causing flash flooding.Footage shared on Twitter shows water rushing down a staircase in an Asheville parking garage on Friday.Area residents were warned to expect thunderstorms through the weekend. Credit: @Eugene646 via Storyful
The Bootleg Fire burning in southern Oregon was measured at more than 401,000 acres as of the morning of July 24, according to authorities.Despite its status as the largest fire in the US, firefighters said they were starting to gain the upper hand in some areas. As of Saturday, the fire was 42 percent contained.This footage, taken by a driver en route from Klamath Falls to Paisley, Oregon, shows helicopters flying in the distance as the sun set on Friday evening. Credit: @essentially_bornfree via Storyful
Drivers in the Scottsdale area faced greatly reduced visibility on July 24 as monsoon rains continued to cause flooding in parts of Arizona and neighboring states.The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory on Saturday for parts of the greater Phoenix area.Recent days have seen flash flooding as heavy rains brought on by the region’s monsoon season caused rivers to overflow. This July has already been one of the rainiest on record in the Phoenix area, though NWS forecasters did not predict it would beat the rainfall record of 6.47 inches, set in 1911.This video, taken on Saturday in the Scottsdale area, captures heavy rainfall and reduced visibility due to the weather. Credit: Carter Heightsman via Storyful
GEORGE TOWN, July 25 — It all started at a small cafe in George Town more than five years ago when Tan Wei Ming thought he’d try his hand at enhancing the space with plants, shrubs and small...
A flash flood watch was in effect for many parts of Arizona on July 22 as more heavy rain drenched the already water-logged region.Footage shared on Twitter captures bright lightning flashing and loud thunder rumbling in Scottsdale around 9:20 pm on Thursday night.Some areas received more than three inches of rain by Friday, the NWS reported. Credit: @FF_Prestige via Storyful
About 60 Cubans have been prosecuted so far for participating in unprecedented demonstrations against the government earlier this month, a senior official said Saturday.
Nick Wittgren wrote, "There is nothing normal about threatening someone and their families lives."
Scores of wildfires raging across the Western United States' forest and scrub have belched so much smoke that it is helping an army of firefighters gain ground on the nation's biggest blaze, Oregon's Bootleg fire, by blocking sunlight, officials said on Saturday. Both the National Weather Service and officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said smoke in the lower atmosphere coming from California wildfires has floated over the Bootleg fire, which has scorched more than 401,000 acres in Oregon about 250 miles (402 km) south of Portland. "It's called 'smoke shading' and it's basically put a lid on the lower atmosphere for now, blocking sunlight and creating cooler, more stable surface conditions," said Eric Schoening, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.
Rodney Alcala, the so-called “Dating Game Killer,” has died. He was 77. Alcala was serving on California’s death row in Orange County but died of natural causes Saturday morning at a hospital in San Joaquin Valley, prison officials said in a statement. He achieved morbid notoriety as the “Dating Game Killer” after winning the coveted date on “The Dating Game” TV show in 1978, but then getting rejected by said date for being too “creepy” and going on to kidnap and murder 12-year-old Robin Samsoe
Within 24 hours of Kevin Smith's new animated Netflix series "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" debuting online, the He-Man show appears to have been "review bombed," with fan reaction veering wildly from the largely positive critical reaction. As of writing on Saturday afternoon, "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" has a 94% Fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes from 36 critics and yet a 29% from more than 1,700 fan votes. So what gives? YouTubers and angry "fans" on Twitter are saying that "Kevi
As the "Walking Dead" TV universe has expanded over the years, there's only been one group that's appeared in the main series and both spinoffs: the Civic Republic, or CRM, which served as the main villains of the "World Beyond" spinoffs. But on "Fear the Walking Dead," which is currently years earlier than either "World Beyond" or the main series, there's just one CRM person we care about: Isabelle, played by Sydney Lemmon, who will finally return in season 7. The news came out of the "Fear the
Rodney Alcala, the serial murderer who became known as the “Dating Game Killer” because of his 1978 appearance on the game show, died July 24 at a hospital near California’s Corcoran state prison at the age of 77. Alcala’s chilling story provided an early glimpse of how the growth of unscripted television with everyday people […]
Season 6 of "Fear the Walking Dead" left our heroes in a pretty messed up situation even by the standards of the famously brutal franchise, thanks to a doomsday cult that managed to fire off a nuclear warhead that exploded at the end of the finale. Now we know when we'll get to see the fallout, both nuclear and otherwise, in the Season 7 premiere: October 17 on AMC, with an early release for AMC+ subscribers. That news came courtesy of the "Fear the Walking Dead" panel during Comic-Con@Home, mod
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland said a change of tactics helped his team beat the Springboks 22-17 in the first Test in Cape Town on Saturday.
Federal prosecutors have brought forth new allegations against R. Kelly in his sex trafficking case, and are asking for the ability to present the information to jurors at his upcoming trial in New York. In a court filing on Friday, obtained by the Associated Press, prosecutors brought forth a wide variety of new bribery and […]
Thunderstorms showered Florida residents with heavy rainfall on Friday, July 23, as severe weather moved through coastal Palm Beach County.Video shared to Twitter by Carolyn Allen shows the scene in Boynton Beach on Friday as the storms moved through the region.Area residents were warned of strong winds and the potential for waterspouts. Credit: Carolyn Allen via Storyful
At least one current dynasty will be using the Patriots plane this year.
An indigenous demonstrator takes part in a protest against the government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 24, 2021
In Washington, D.C., one view of the moon, as seen from the Washington Monument, showed a fully sized orb shifting colors and briefly turning orange. The silhouette of a Marine One helicopter flashed across the moon as it appeared to linger over federal buildings in the U.S. capital. Dozens of major wildfires are burning across parts of Oregon, Montana, Idaho and California, with Oregon's Bootleg fire the most massive and the state's third largest wildfire on records dating back to 1900.
No one has “had it” with Megyn Kelly more than MSNBC's Tiffany Cross, who dedicated a segment of her show, “The Cross Connection,” to addressing the former Fox News host’s repeated attacks on prominent Black women like Naomi Osaka and Meghan Markle -- and Cross did not hold back in her reproach. On Saturday’s episode of “The Cross Connection,” Cross took "a slightly different approach” from her usual current events coverage by addressing someone “completely irrelevant.” “I’m speaking, of course,