An injured hawksbill sea turtle has laid six eggs after being rescued and brought to a turtle hospital in the Marathon, Fla.
Hurricane Isaac is long gone from south Louisiana, but the flood threat continues. A mandatory evacuation order was issued Saturday night for residents in parts of St. Tammany Parish north of New Orleans.
Gulf Coast residents are spending Labor Day weekend cleaning up the mess left behind by Hurricane Isaac, which pushed north on Friday into the central U.S. after leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water.
Even as the Hurricane Isaac weakens to a tropical depression bringing heavy rain and flash floods in Mississippi and lower Ohio River valley, Hurricane Kirk, the fifth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season advances toward north east at 26 KM per hour, a National Weather Service Bulletin said.
The Hurricane Isaac-related shutdown of at least four U.S. oil refineries and an explosion at a major refinery in Venezuela -- the fourth-largest provider of oil to the U.S. -- could lead to oil prices rising as supply falls.
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts' mother died on the same day that the host took an early medical leave from the show, ABC News reported.
As tropical storm Isaac, downgraded from a hurricane, heads for Southern Missouri, President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are en route to Louisiana to view storm damage.
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Isaac persisted along its treacherous path on Thursday flooding areas, stranding residents and even claiming its first fatality. While the hurricane-turned-tropical storm Isaac weakened and is expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday evening, the rain is still making its mark on the specific areas of the Gulf Coast.
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Hurricane Isaac causes significant damage to US Gulf Coast but nothing on the scale of Hurricane Katrina.
Flooded roads in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac may pose a danger to drivers, but there are certain precautions they can take to ensure their safety in wet-weather driving conditions.
Isaac, once a Category One hurricane but now just a tropical storm, is expected to be downgraded further to a tropical depression by late Thursday. In the meantime, the storm continues to pack winds of 45 miles per hour and pour down about feet of rain in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We've gathered a slew of photos and pictures of the devastation throughout New Orleans and Mississippi from Isaac.
Through last week, 1,118 cases of West Nile virus and 41 deaths had been reported. The updated figures represent a 40 percent increase in the number of cases and a 61 percent spike in the number of deaths, but are short of the all-time record for a full year: 9,862 cases and 264 deaths in 2003.
Hurricane Isaac's effect on gasoline prices is minimal, but national inventory is below average. And pre-storm worries caused prices to rise anyway.
Hurricane Isaac's projected path of torrential rain causes many Louisiana residents to evacuate and others to be rescued.
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In a first of its kind, a Sikh American delivered the invocation at the Republican National Convention (RNC) Wednesday night, CNN reported.
Hurricane Issac 2012 Downgraded To Tropical Storm; 725,000 In 5 States Lose Power; New Orleans Levees Hold
Hurricane Isaac was downgraded Wednesday to a tropical storm but continued to hover over Louisiana with heavy rains and damaging winds. The storm, which was a category one hurricane for 24 hours, has since sustained weakened winds of 75 mph, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Plaquemines Parish Levee Succumbs To Hurricane Isaac, Storm Stalls Over Louisiana From New Orleans To Baton Rouge
Levees overtopped in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana on Wednesday morning as Hurricane Isaac dumped inches of water onto many of the Gulf Coast cities.
As Hurricane Isaac made its second landfall Wednesday morning at Port Fourchon, La., officials in Plaquemines Parish just south of New Orleans are reporting flooding as deep as 12 feet in some areas that has stranded residents.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Fierce Winds, Heavy Rains Strike Gulf Coast; Weather Forecasts Predict Hurricane To Last Two More Days (PHOTOS)
After raking Louisiana coast, Hurricane Isaac struck the Gulf Coast at 80-mph winds as the outer bands of hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surge battered New Orleans, Los Angeles Times reported.
Although the tropical storm Isaac forced the cancelation of Monday's opening session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, the conference was finally kicked off Tuesday with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie impassionedly challenging the Republicans to start "taking our country back" during his keynote speech.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Wave Glider Robot ‘Alex’ Helps Forecast Path, Track and Trajectory of Storm [VIDEO]
Hurricane prediction is not always an exact science, but the NOAA is already on the case, developing new ways to forecast the track of hurricanes; in fact, the organization launched one experimental Wave Glider robot named Alex into the ocean weeks ago, hoping the unmanned drone can forecast the direction, path and trajectory of future storms.
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Hurricane Isaac 2012: Evacuations Ordered In Low-Lying Areas Of Mississippi, Tornado Warning Issued Southeastern Louisiana
Tropical storm Isaac has officially turned into category one Hurricane Isaac. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Isaac became a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday with winds of 75 mph and could get even stronger.
Hurricane Isaac, the ninth named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, has wreaked havoc both in the sky and out at sea, cancelling over 1,300 flights and stranding thousands of cruise ship passengers. For those traveling during the hurricane season, here's a bit of advice.
Tropical Storm Isaac was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane after its sustained winds increased to 75 mph and barreling towards the Gulf Coast area at 10 mph with landfall expected tonight, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Typhoon Bolaven is being blamed for the deaths of at least five Chinese fishermen off the coast of Jeju Island in South Korea as the storm devastated the Korean peninsula.
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As Hurricane Isaac makes its way onto the Louisiana coast and into New Orleans, President Barack Obama will reportedly make a live statement from the White House at 10 a.m. The address will broadcasted on all major TV news networks as well as live streamed via the White House website.