Tim Marcin

Australia wildfires

The Rains Falling on Australia's Fires Are a ‘Double-Edged Sword’

The storms create new dangers, like the risk of flash flooding and landslides.
Tim Marcin
1.20.20
hate crimes

Someone Spray-Painted 'White Power' and a Swastika on a Brand-New Sikh Center in Northern California

“California is home to the largest number of Sikh Americans nationwide, yet Sikhs across the state have been facing years of high-profile hate incidents.”
Tim Marcin
1.15.20
climate

Delta Dumped Jet Fuel on a Bunch of Elementary School Kids. What. The. Hell.

The pilots may have dumped fuel at a lower altitude than permitted by the FAA.
Tim Marcin
1.15.20
harry and meghan

Meghan Markle Is Dialing In to the Most Awkward Conference Call Ever

She'll be on a royal conference call while Prince Harry and the rest of the royals meet in person to figure out what "stepping back" from the family will look like.
Tim Marcin
1.14.20
Trump

Trump Had a Very Busy Morning on Twitter

His thumbs must be exhausted.
Tim Marcin
1.13.20
iran

U.S. Believes Iran Shot Down the Ukrainian Jet by Mistake

Intelligence officials believe an Iranian Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile struck the plane, killing 176 people.
Tim Marcin
1.9.20
climate change

Australia's Wildfires Could Wipe Entire Endangered Species Off the Planet

Some species were barely surviving in the wild before the fires burned their habitats to the ground.
Tim Marcin
1.8.20
climate change

Australians Fear 'Mega Blaze' If 2 Fires Join Forces: 'It's an Atomic Bomb'

After a weekend of hell and a short reprieve, the bushfire crisis is forecast to worsen this week.
Tim Marcin
1.6.20
iraq

These Photos Show the Charred Remains of the U.S. Embassy Compound in Baghdad

The Iran-aligned Kataib Hezbollah militia finally relented on Wednesday.
Tim Marcin
1.2.20
mexico

A Mexican Police Chief Was Arrested in Connection With the Massacre that Left 9 Members of a Mormon Family Dead

Fidel Alejandro Villegas, the police chief of the municipality of Janos, Chihuahua, is suspected of having ties to organized crime.
Tim Marcin
1.1.20
climate change

'No Way In or Out': Australians Are Fleeing to the Beach to Escape Deadly Wildfires

The fires are creating their own weather, forming giant clouds that cause lightning and "ember attacks" that spread even more fire.
Tim Marcin
1.1.20
Philippines

Photos Show Horrific Devastation After Typhoon Slams Into the Philippines

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated or stranded, and mudslides and floods are hampering rescue efforts
Tim Marcin
12.27.19
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