Rip currents, high surf and unexpectedly large “sneaker waves” had claimed at least 85 lives by October 2019. Experts say too many beachgoers either don’t understand the dangers, or ignore them.
From the data team
“It is virtually certain that 2019 will end up among the five warmest years on record,” said Ahira Sánchez-Lugo.
The next time your pilot announces that you’ve landed early, check again. Schedule padding — a common strategy among airlines trying to avoid unhappy customers — has grown over the past 10 years, according to a GateHouse Media analysis of U.S. Department of Transportation data. That means airlines have been giving themselves more time to […]