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Columbus Day passed, and we were forced to celebrate a half-truth. As a 10th grader, I appreciate honoring extraordinary individuals to look up to, and it's undeniable that Christopher Columbus connected the Old World with a new one. However, society...
As the fifth named storm of the season fell apart in the Caribbean Thursday, federal hurricane forecasters rolled out an update their predictions for the rest of what they still say will be an "active" season. The August outlook calls for a slight...
Maryland WeatherTropical Storm Emily continues to menace the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola today. And looking ahead, the forecast storm track shows the storm moving on toward Florida and the southeast coast of the U.S. by this weekend. For......
Maryland WeatherTropical Storm Emily was looking a bit disheveled this morning, with no increase in strength and increasing signs of disorganization as the storm approached Hispaniola. Top sustained winds remained at 50 mph.The storm's primary threat to the island's...
Maryland WeatherThe National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Emily, which struck the island of Hispaniola Thursday, has degenerated into a tropical low after colliding with the island's mountains. Forecasters said they have not pronounced Emily dead yet:"THERE IS...
Maryland WeatherThe first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season was leaving Puerto Rico and moving toward the northern coast of the Dominican Republic and Haiti Monday morning. And if Hurricane Irene follows the forecast storm track, it can be expected to......
Maryland WeatherThe amazing Igor continues to prowl the Atlantic. The gigantic storm has lost its tropical engine, but it remains a formidible storm, with top winds of 80 mph, and a breadth that has now topped 900 miles.Hurricane Warnings are posted for parts......
Maryland WeatherHurricane forecasters say they see signs of strengthening in Tropical Storm Tomas, and the storm is still expected to regain hurricane strength before striking Haiti and the island of Hispaniola late this week.Tomas on Tuesday morning was located 355...
Maryland WeatherChances that a stormy region in the Caribbean will get organized and strengthen to tropical storm force appear to be growing today. The National Hurricane Center gives the weather in the region a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical......
The Hartford CourantA chance trip to an impoverished town in the Dominican Republic changed Stephen Pawlak's life. Pawlak, 36, was on a church-sponsored visit to the island nation last year looking for a way to do good when a stranger took him to a desperately poor place...
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti. Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
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