President Donald Trump blamed the United States, and not Russian election meddling or the country's annexation of Crimea, for a low-point in U.S. -Russia relations hours before a summit with Vladimir Putin that played out against a backdrop of fraying Western alliances, a new peak in the Russia investigation and fears that Moscow's aggression may go unchallenged.
"Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse," Trump tweeted from Helsinki Monday morning, blaming "many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"… More
While it has already been abnormally hot in the southern Plains since the start of May, Mother Nature is getting ready to crank up the heat yet another notch this week.
In the United States, more people have died from being left in hot cars than from lightning strikes so far this year.
An annual event, known as the North America monsoon, will continue to bring the risks of flash flooding, dust storms and lightning strikes over the southwestern United States in the weeks to come.
Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017. FEMA recently released a report saying that the agency was underprepared for the storm.