People walk through flooded waters on Hopper Rd. in #Houston. #Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared much of Southeast Texas a disaster areas after heavy rain and flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Imelda dumped more than 2 feet of water across some areas.
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Scientists used DNA from a pinky bone found in a Siberian cave in 2008 to predict the anatomical features of an extinct human relative, Denisovans. Click the link in our bio for more.
📷 Maayan Harel
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Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies under oath that Cardi B was a member of the notorious Bloods gang, according to one report. Click the link in our bio for more.
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Across the world, more than 300 billion tons of glacier ice melts annually, accounting for about a third of the rise in global sea levels, according to a scientific paper in the journal Nature this year. In our weeklong series “Climate in Crisis,” Richard Engel travels to Iceland, home to nearly 300 named glaciers. - @NBCNightlyNews
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First Lady Melania Trump participates in a ribbon cutting and ceremonial ride to the top, to celebrate the re-opening of the Washington Monument, after a 37-month closure to modernize the elevator control system and construct a new security screening facility, in Washington on Thursday.
📷 @Al_drago / @reuters
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A packed Delta flight was diverted to Tampa after it descended nearly 30,000 feet within a few minutes. Tap the link in our bio to read more.
📷 Tiffany O. Sawyer
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Police officers pull a boat carrying residents of Splendora, Texas, from their flooded neighborhood inundated by rains from Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday. More at the link in our bio.
📷 @bcoomer713 / @houstonchron via @APnews
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Some child abuse pediatricians have implicated parents who appear to have credible claims of innocence, leading to traumatic family separations and questionable criminal charges.
Listen to the moment Ann Marie Timmerman learned CPS would be taking her child, Tristan, who was taken to the hospital after his father fell asleep holding him, and awoke to the child seemingly in distress. Tap the link in our bio for the full investigation from @nbcnews and @houstonchron.
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During the height of a record-setting immigration sweep at chicken processing plants in Mississippi in August, the Rev. Odel Medina of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Carthage turned his parish into a makeshift legal and counseling center for those affected.
From celebrities to CEOs, from scientists to young activists and scholars, meet the #NBCLatino20 who are using their voice, talent and passion to empower our communities and show that America’s strength lies in our diversity. Tap the link in our bio to see the full list.
🖌️@aarontheillustrator / @nbclatino
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Severe flooding in Winnie, Texas, as Tropical Storm Imelda continues to drop heavy rains on the region.
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An @nbcnews analysis of daily temperatures from more than 500 weather stations across the United States shows that over the past 40 years, nights in most regions of the country have warmed more than the days. But far from being a mild annoyance that causes sleepless nights, scientists say the trend is a consequence of a changing climate and warn that it could have dire effects on health and agriculture. Tap the link in our bio for the full report.
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The Navy has confirmed UFO sightings, but is calling them by another name. Tap the link in our bio for the full story.
📷 DoD via To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences
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