Catawba Valley Community College had to be placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a threat surfaced about a person with a weapon on campus, according to the Catawba County Sheriff's Office.More
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
Orionid meteors will streak across the night sky as the shower is set to peak late this week.
Powerful solar storms can devastate the world's interconnected power grids, airline operations, satellites and communications networks.
July-like heat baked the central and eastern portions of the United States early this week, putting century old records in jeopardy.