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Scientists say these 11 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years

Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.

Shocking video shows the Hard Rock Hotel site collapse in New Orleans’ French Quarter that killed at least 1

The hotel collapsed Saturday in New Orleans' French Quarter, alarming onlookers as a crane collapsed and dust covered the streets.
Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coast of Louisiana from the Gulf of Mexico.

Hurricane Barry is weakening as it moves over Louisiana, but heavy rain and flooding could still worsen — here are the latest updates

Hurricane Barry is swamping Louisiana. More rain is looming, so residents are looking to Mississippi river levees to hold back floodwater.

Hurricane Barry is causing water to spill over river levees southeast of North Orleans — and much more rain is still coming

River levees in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, have been overtopped by floodwater due to Hurricane Barry. Videos show a rush of flowing water.

A dramatic satellite photo shows Hurricane Barry enveloping the Gulf of Mexico just before making landfall in Louisiana

Since the photo was taken around 10 AM Friday, the storm has since strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane.
A view from the top of the levee that protects the Ninth Ward from the Industrial Canal is pictured as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Hurricane Barry could breach New Orleans’ river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand.

Hurricane Barry could raise the Mississippi River 19 feet in New Orleans. The levee system might not be able to hold it. Here's how it works.

Floodgates, mega-shelters, and the National Guard: How Louisiana is preparing for Tropical Storm Barry

"Nobody should take this storm lightly just because it's supposed to be a Category 1 when it makes landfall," said Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Tropical storm Barry has forced at least two cruise ships to be rerouted as it wreaks havoc on the Gulf Coast

Hundreds of cargo and passenger ships could be affected by the storm, which could cause dangerous flooding in New Orleans and other coastal regions

Tropical Storm Barry is expected to hit parts of Louisiana with more than 3 feet of storm surge and 20 inches of rain — here’s what that m...

New Orleans has already been drenched in nearly 9 inches of rain, prompting a flash-flood emergency declaration.
The Mississippi River is seen in New Orleans on Thursday.

The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 19 feet during Tropical Storm Barry — a height not seen in New Orleans since 1950

The Army Corps of Engineers believes New Orleans' levees will keep the floodwaters at bay during the storm.