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SINGAPORE, June 16- Crude prices rose after a cautious start on Tuesday, boosted by warnings that a tropical storm was about to hit the coast of oil producing state Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning on Tuesday morning at 0200 GMT for the Texas coast from Baffin Bay to High Island. "On the forecast track the center... is expected to...
Industry experts warn that thousands of flood-damaged cars could soon enter the auto market. NBC News reports.
Chinese rescuers are racing against the clock to find survivors from a capsized cruise ship, which sank in a storm on the Yangtze river Monday night. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
California's new urban water use rules go into effect Monday, but the state must do more to prepare for the "new normal," a group of scientists say.
There have only been four flu pandemics since the start of the 20th century, yet concerns are widening about the potential for a new outbreak.
A powerful earthquake shook Japan on Saturday, but officials said there was no tsunami, injuries or immediate damage.
Farms across Texas and surrounding states are flooded and waterlogged, leaving farmers who had been looking at bumper crops now worried.
Despite extreme drought conditions causing restrictions in California, water itself isn't so expensive in the Golden State.
A strengthening El Nino season could mean more rain coming to drought-ridden California. But that could pose a different problem.
Unprecedented rainfall caused record-breaking flash floods in Texas early Tuesday. The death had risen to 11 by the afternoon.
Tropical Storm Bill is Texas's second battle with storms in 2015, on the heels of deadly floods in May.
Avtar Sandu, senior mManager, Commodities at Phillip Futures, discusses the predictions that El Nino may emerge this year and explains what it means for commodity markets.
The soccer star recently donated $7.8 million to Nepal's earthquake relief through global charity Save the Children.
Another earthquake has hit Nepal, with more than 1,000 injured. Rose Foley, spokesperson for UNICEF Nepal, reports on the relief efforts.
A 7.3 magnitude earthquake killed at least 37 people and spread panic in Nepal, weeks after a devastating quake killed more than 8,000 people.
The quake's epicenter was close to Everest base camp, and about 51 miles east of Kathmandu, reports "Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin with the latest details.
After a tornado ravaged a Texas city, roughly 43 million Americans are in the path of possible severe weather. NBC News reports.
How drones could help emergency workers in disaster areas, with Brandon Torres Declet, Measure founder and CEO.
The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday.
In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.