April 25, 2013 When Superstorm Sandy flooded lower Manhattan last year, thousands of lab animals drowned and many scientists lost months or even years of work. The specialty animals can be very difficult to replace, but researchers say the loss of animal life is emotionally devastating and difficult to get over.
April 22, 2013 Sandbags have held back the cresting Mississippi River north of St. Louis. But from the Dakotas and Minnesota on south, there's growing concern about this spring's floods.
April 21, 2013 Towns in Missouri, central Illinois and at least four other Midwestern states are under a flood warning, as heavy spring rains swell the Mississippi and other rivers to dangerously high crests.
August 8, 2012 According to officials, about 1.2 million people have been affected. Manila is being called a "waterworld."
June 30, 2011 Controlled burns around the facility should help keep the nuclear materials stored there safe, authorities say. Meanwhile, the air is being monitored.
June 27, 2011 In Minot, N.D., floodwaters are finally starting to recede into the Souris River, according to a National Guard spokesman who talked to the AP. But in the town, 4,000 homes have been damaged by the river, and thousands of residents remain homeless.
June 22, 2011 About 11,000 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in Minot, N.D. And flooding continues to the south in other states.
May 20, 2011 The flooding Mississippi River has crested lower than expected in Vicksburg, Miss., but the Army Corps of Engineers warns it will be days before the surging waters recede. Before evacuating the area, however, some Mississippi residents took matters into their own hands.
May 3, 2011 It was quite a blast last night when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blew up a large section of a Mississippi River levee. Watch it in real time and slow motion, courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
February 19, 2011 For six weeks photographer Daniel Berehulak relentlessly covered the 2010 floods in Pakistan, revealing the immense suffering endured by millions of Pakistanis.
September 30, 2010 Pakistan blocks Afghan border crossing; TS Nicole dissipates; Alternative Nobel Prize winners announced; Roger Ebert and Star Wars
September 28, 2010 Wisconsin flooding; North Korean transistion; Russian president fires Moscow mayor; Placido Domingo moves on
August 5, 2010 Recent flooding in Pakistan has left millions homeless and much of northwestern Pakistan completely devastated. To get an idea of the damage, take a look at the flood in photographs.