If the scenes of Ferguson remind you of Iraq, there's a reason for that. Assault rifles, grenade launchers and armored vehicles have migrated from the battlefield to local police departments. Some of them can be found in North and South Carolina.
A tropical threat from the Atlantic on the United States and Caribbean islands may increase into next week.
United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast.
The National Weather Service is on a mission to create a resilient nation properly educated to face destructive, damaging weather in an order to protect communities and save lives.