Latest from Lauren Tierney

The officials Joe Biden picked to fill his Cabinet

Here are the people Joe Biden chose to fill his Cabinet. Among his picks: White House veterans, but many historical firsts.
  • Jan 19, 2021

How much is 250,000 deaths? Enough to empty wide swaths of the country.

250,000 people in the United States have died of covid-19, more than the population of most counties in the United States. Over 11 million confirmed cases have been reported, which is more than the combined population of multiple states.
  • Nov 20, 2020

From Texas to Maine, all but six coastal counties have seen tropical storm winds in 2020

Virtually the entire Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastlines have dealt with some tropical system this year.
  • Nov 16, 2020

Tracking Zeta

Maps track Hurricane Zeta’s trajectory and development in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Oct 29, 2020

Biden has surged ahead of Trump in donors – including in the states that matter most

The Democratic presidential nominee has transformed into a record-breaking fundraiser, despite his money lag during the primaries.
  • Oct 23, 2020

Tracking Delta

Maps track Hurricane Delta’s trajectory and development in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Oct 9, 2020

Tracking Sally

Tropical Storm Sally is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near the Louisiana-Mississippi border.
  • Sep 16, 2020

Tracking Laura: Map and times of arrival

The map shows Hurricane Laura moving toward Louisiana and Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Aug 28, 2020

Record Arctic blazes may herald new ‘fire regime’ decades sooner than anticipated

Arctic wildfire emissions in June and July alone outranked annual figures since 2003, data shows.
  • Aug 14, 2020