Rain is blown past palm trees as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas. Harvey steered into the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain, 125 mph winds and 12-foot storm surges.
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August 26, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Continues Path Through Texas

Hurricane Harvey remains a serious threat as it continues a slow march over Texas, even as the National Hurricane Center downgraded it to a Category 1 storm with gusts up to 80 mph by early Saturday.


Picture of a solar eclipse.
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August 21, 2017

Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse

It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.


Neza Pintaric, 9 and sister Ula, 11, right, from Slovenia watch the partial eclipse of the sun through solar glasses in Hyde Park in central London, Friday August 1, 2008.
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August 21, 2017

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, the moon will completely eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch. For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.


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August 21, 2017

Eclipse Viewing Forecast Is Questionable

Those wanting to watch the solar eclipse in Champaign-Urbana today will have to deal with some cloud cover and maybe some thunderstorms.


Several small cities in southern Illinois are preparing for visitors to come and see a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. This will be the first in the mainland U.S. in almost four decades.
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August 14, 2017

Preparing For Eclipse; Senate Bill 1 Override; Donors Help Flooded Libraries; Video Game Art Gallery

On the 21st: The Senate took a big step toward passing a major school funding bill by overriding Governor Rauner’s veto, and the House will vote this Wednesday. When can public schools across the state expect to get the money they are owed? Plus — there’s only one more week until the total solar eclipse. We’ll tell you what you need to know to get ready for this once-in-a-lifetime chance.


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