Scott Neuman appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Such massive storms are fairly rare, and it's even more rare for them to make landfall. NOAA says that for such storms, "catastrophic damage will occur" with electricity outages "for weeks or months."
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Roughly 2,500 people were exonerated in the United States between 1989 and 2019. In roughly half of all cases, the withholding of key evidence was the reason why.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
The U.S. response to Maria was widely seen as wholly inadequate. As the island marks the anniversary of the Category 4 storm, the destruction caused by Fiona has emerged as a test of lessons learned.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Democrats plan to spend $20 billion to help rural communities address the climate crisis. There's little sign the infusion of money will reshape politics in areas that traditionally vote Republican.
Friday, September 16, 2022
Supply chain disruptions have eased since the height of the pandemic, but concern over a potential rail strike, which appears to have been narrowly averted, highlights how that system remains fragile.
Friday, September 09, 2022
Throughout her 70 years as queen, Elizabeth II sought to maintain strict political neutrality. While Charles has been careful not to tread too publicly, he does have a history of wading into politics.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Historic flooding and record droughts are stressing water systems across the country, and experts warn that with climate change intensifying the crisis in Jackson, Miss., may be just the beginning.
Monday, August 29, 2022
The space agency's long-awaited Artemis I mission will have to wait until at least Friday, after a problem with one of the SLS rocket's engines was discovered.
Sunday, August 28, 2022
NASA's Apollo missions already sent astronauts to the moon from 1969 to 1972. But scientists say there's still lots of good science to do there. The moon also could be an ideal stepping stone to Mars.
Saturday, August 20, 2022
In recent years, orcas have been damaging the rudders of pleasure yachts, mostly along the coasts of Portugal and Spain. Scientists and sailors are struggling to understand the encounters.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
When the tennis megastar announced her plans to retire from competition last week, she said her future will involve a renewed focus on a venture capital firm she quietly founded eight years ago.
Sunday, August 14, 2022
An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply ingrained in American culture, but until Dick Heller came along, there was little actual legal framework to back that belief.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Gov. Ron DeSantis says a plate featuring the Revolutionary War-era Gadsden flag sends a "clear message to out-of-state cars." Others say the flag symbolizes a dangerous far-right extremist ideology.
Friday, August 05, 2022
A series of military drills launched in the wake of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan this week show how China's military has made dramatic gains since the last crisis over the island democracy.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Some legal experts and environmentalists think such a declaration wouldn't have been that useful and would have exposed the president's climate agenda to further judicial and legislative scrutiny.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Francis issued the apology years after a Canadian-government-funded report said children had been physically and sexually abused at the mostly Catholic-run schools in the country.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Earlier this year, there had been warnings that supply during peak summer hours might not meet demand. But there have been no reports yet of widespread outages.
Tuesday, July 05, 2022
Major companies like Nike and Tesla say they plan to assist employees who live in places where abortion is restricted to travel for the procedure. But several potential pitfalls abound.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Conservatives long understood that the courts were key to reversing Roe v. Wade. By contrast, progressives found defending abortion rights an increasingly difficult challenge.
Friday, June 03, 2022
Charitable gun raffles have proliferated in recent years as fundraisers for law enforcement and civic organizations. But recent mass shootings have caused some organizers to postpone or cancel.