Tornados may have been part of damaging storms in Grant, Washington counties

FENNIMORE – Emergency management officials in southwestern Wisconsin are investigating whether storm damage near Fennimore was caused by a tornado. A barn and machine shed were destroyed as a storm passed through the area early Wednesday afternoon. Several other buildings were damaged, with debris scattered through a field.

The Tense History of U.S.-Iran Sanctions, from the Hostage Crisis to the Nuclear Deal

In what is being called the most momentous foreign policy move of Donald Trump’s presidency, the president announced on May 8, 2018 that he’s withdrawing the United States from its historic 2015 nuclear accord with Iran.

Russians Posed as ISIS Hackers, Threatened US Military Wives

PARIS – Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a message appeared on her iPhone from hackers threatening to slaughter her family. “Dear Angela!” the Facebook message read. “Bloody Valentine’s Day!”

Experts Say AI Could Raise the Risks of Nuclear War

Technology Editor Read bio Technology Editor Read bio A new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence strategy offer a lot less assurance in the age of intelligent software. Artificial intelligence could destabilize the delicate balance of nuclear deterrence, inching the world closer to catastrophe, according to a working group of experts convened by RAND.

US Navy Re-Launches Second Fleet to Address ‘Russian Threats’ in North Atlantic

The United States has announced plans to re-establish the Second Fleet in the northern Atlantic Ocean following the publication of the country’s new National Defense Strategy, “which makes it clear that we’re back in an era of great power competition” with, among other threats, Russia, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said Friday.

Hawaii volcano eruption sends lava into residential area, prompting evacuations

Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted Thursday, sending red molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Volcano officials couldn’t predict how long the eruption could last, prompting Hawaii’s Gov.

Tornado Watches Issued as the Second Round of Severe Weather in Plains, Midwest Ramps Up

Wednesday may be the most active day for severe weather in the Plains and Midwest. Tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail are all threats. Thursday, another round of storms will strike from the Mississippi Valley to Texas. A few severe storms may also spread to the Northeast Thursday and Friday.

Tornadoes strike the Plains with more severe weather expected

At least 18 tornadoes were reported across Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday. Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather news, video, and analysis from ABC News. More severe weather is expected in the region today, potentially affecting tens of millions of Americans.

Russian fighter jet buzzes US military spy plane over Baltic Sea, officials say

A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. military spy plane in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, two defense officials told Fox News. The Russian Su-27 jet performed a “safe” but “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 surveillance plane while flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.

Russia, China, and the US are in a hypersonic weapons arm race – and officials warn the US could be falling behind

Russia, China, and the US are competing in a hypersonic weapons arms race. These weapons can travel at above mach 5 and are maneuverable, making them extremely difficult to intercept. Comments by US officials about Russia and China’s recent gains have led some to believe that the US is currently losing the race.