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Cutbacks on subsidies for flood insurance are causing premiums to rise. Meanwhile, those who have coverage see difficulties in filing claims.
A major earthquake of 6.8 magnitude or larger has hit southwest Pakistan, less than a week after a massive temblor in the same region killed hundreds.
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to at least 208 people on Wednesday.
A powerful typhoon hit Hong Kong and the southern China coast on Monday, killing at least 20 people on the mainland, causing floods and gale force winds.
The Philippines is bracing for a category-five storm, Typhoon Usagi that will also pummel Taiwan as it moves on to Hong Kong and south China.
Search-and-rescue teams bolstered by National Guard troops fanned out across Colorado's flood-stricken landscape, as a week of torrential rains blamed for eight deaths and the destruction of at least 1,600 homes finally gave way to sunny skies.
Torrential rain drenched parts of Colorado, damaging homes and causing at least 3 deaths. NBCNews.com reports.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there is renewed interest in products and services for businesses to prepare for and possibly thrive during the next super storm.
NBC's Miguel Almaguar reports the wildfire in Idaho is threatening more than 5,000 homes.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck south of New Zealand's capital, Wellington.
Some operators begin evacuating workers from offshore rigs but keep production flowing as a low-pressure system threatens to strengthen into a cyclone.
The Weather Channel's Carl Parker is tracking the latest tropical storms; and discussing whether an increase in hurricanes is changing the insurance industry, with Ted Corless, Insurance Attorney at Corless Barfield Group, and Randy Binner, FBR Capital Markets.
Retailers may get welcome relief from Mother Nature as a cool August will likely provide retailers a tailwind heading into fall.
A massive and fast moving wildfire is sweeping through Southern California. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen shows a video of the 6,000 acre fire in Banning, California.
The world lost record amounts of Arctic sea ice in 2012 and spewed out all-time high levels of greenhouse gases from fossil fuel burning.
A deadly persistent heat wave sweeping southern China has led authorities to issue the first-ever, second-highest heat alert across the country, according to local media reports.
All of Hawaii is under a tropical storm warning as Flossie marches toward the Big Island, according to the Weather Channel.
The rapidly melting Arctic is an "economic time bomb" likely cost the world at least $60 trillion. The Financial Times reports.
The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace looks at the wet morning weather in the Northeast as well as what's coming in the next few days around the country.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.