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USA revises assessment of N. Korea launch

USA revises assessment of N. Korea launch

Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of worldwide sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time . South Korea's presidential office has convened a meeting of its National Security Council to discuss the matter. The joint exercises started Monday at a time of heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington , after two successful intercontinental ballistic ...


Local Red Cross officer heads to Houston as rains hit Texas

Local Red Cross officer heads to Houston as rains hit Texas

WFMY News 2 will host a phone bank with the Red Cross to raise money for victims of Harvey Monday starting at 5 pm. Connelly, a volunteer with the Red Cross for 48 years, is an experienced responder to post-hurricane disaster areas. If you would you would rather donate in person STCU has set up a fund. "This is one of the worst disasters in American history", Executive Director Tammy Prater says.


Apple now accepting donations via iTunes for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Apple now accepting donations via iTunes for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday ordered the New York Air National Guard to Texas and Louisiana to assist in recovery efforts after portions of those states were inundated with rain this weekend from Hurricane Harvey . She says people who have the time to help can sign up to be deployed and work at the shelters. "We'll do all we can to help those affected by this storm", de Blasio tweeted Sunday.


Tropical storm could hit parts of East Coast

Tropical storm could hit parts of East Coast

Tropical Storm Watches are going to be issued for parts of the Southeast coast. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are likely for the Carolina shoreline, especially Cape Hatteras. Rainfall totals of a little more than an inch are possible east of Salisbury and Newport News, whereas the rest of Delmarva will probably see between a half-inch and an inch.


Caffeine tempers taste, triggering temptation for candies

Caffeine tempers taste, triggering temptation for candies

Your morning coffee might be the jolt you need to make it to work without drowsily forgetting to put on your trousers, but that caffeine may also be temporarily be dulling your taste buds, possibly leaving some folks still jonesing for something sweet.