Irene makes landfall in New Jersey

Irene makes landfall in New Jersey

Sunday 06:12, Hurricane Irene makes second landfall near Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, at approximately 5:30 a.m. Sunday. Irene’s intensity was estimated at 75 mph. The National Hurricane Center said the center of the huge storm lumbered ashore near Little Egg Inlet at 5:35 a.m. The center says a hurricane warning…

Hurricane Irene Set to Slam New York, Long Island Sunday morning

Hurricane Irene Set to Slam New York, Long Island Sunday morning

Hurricane Irene is expected to go ashore near the border of Nassau County and Queens at about 9 a.m. Sunday, Bloomberg News reports. With rain falling and winds increasing, the National Weather Service said Irene will strike in full force tomorrow at 9 a.m. It may be a Category 1…

Should I tape my windows when a hurricane threatens?

Should I tape my windows when a hurricane threatens?

read this Q & A from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory’s Hurricane Research Division. “Q: Should I tape my windows when a hurricane threatens? A: NO! It is a waste of effort, time, and tape. It offers little strength to the glass and NO protection against flying debris. After the storm passes you…

Putin strips off during official visit to a hospital

Putin strips off during official visit to a hospital

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin was visiting a hospital in Smolensk, 250 miles west on Moscow, when an unsuspecting doctor inquired after the former president’s health. Putin, 58, promptly whipped his shirt and tie off to reveal a nagging shoulder injury, the result of a morning spent on the exercise mat, and instructed traumatologist…

Hurricane Irene heading to New York?

Hurricane Irene is rapidly gaining strength in the Bahamas and is set to make her way up the East Coast, possibly reaching New York as early as Sunday evening. …

Hurricane Irene targets U.S. East Cost

Hurricane Irene strengthened to a major Category 3 storm over the Bahamas on Wednesday with the East Coast in its sights. …

Princeton Review ranks most and least conservative colleges in US

Princeton Review ranks most and least conservative colleges in US

Princeton Review, a Massachusetts-based educational services company, for its new book, “The Best 376 Colleges: 2012 edition.” interviewed 122,000 students at 376 top colleges to rate their schools and describe their campus experiences.…

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Vanuatu in Pacific

Magnitude 7.5 quake hits Vanuatu in Pacific

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Saturday. The quake, which struck at 3:55 a.m. local time on Sunday (12:55 p.m. EDT on Saturday), was centered 38 miles southwest of the town of Port-Vila and was quite shallow, at a depth of…

Everything you want to know about Kim Kardashian’s wedding tonight

Everything you want to know about Kim Kardashian’s wedding tonight

Reality star Kim Kardashian(30) and NBA star Kris Humphries(26) wedding is today. …

Turkish war jets bombs PKK targets in Iraq

Turkish war jets bombs PKK targets in Iraq

Turkish warplanes attack PKK targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, military sources said, hours after a rebel attack in southeast Turkey killed a dozen soldiers. The air raids came hours after reports of an attack by Kurdish guerrillas on a military convoy in southeastern Turkey. Eleven soldiers were killed in…