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The Giant Ship Blocking the Suez Canal Is Finally Freed

The giant vessel that’s blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week was pulled free from the bank, a major step toward getting ships moving again along one of the world’s most important trade arteries. The stoppage caused a tailback …

The King Tides Are Coming. Here’s When They’ll Be Worst.

MIAMI — The highest tides of the year, known as king tides, are here again to flood roads, parks and the occasional home or business. This year, in addition to the army of flood pumps coastal cities deploy to keep …

Quake Shifted Japan; Towns Now Flood at High Tide

When water begins to trickle down the streets of her coastal neighborhood, Yoshiko Takahashi knows it is time to hurry home. Twice a day, the flow steadily increases until it is knee-deep, carrying fish and debris by her front door …