• Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica
Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica

Tuesday. There were no hurricane or storm watches or warnings posted Monday morning, but forecasters said Sunday that Chris will bring "life threatening " rough surf and unsafe rip currents along the East Coast. Chris is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Monday. The Meteorological Service of Barbados has discontinued the Tropical Storm Wa...

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  • Tropical Storm Chris forms in Atlantic
Tropical Storm Chris forms in Atlantic

Maarten. It was centered 435 miles (7-5 kilometers) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west at 18 mph (30 kph). Some strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and Beryl could still be a hurricane when it reaches the Lesser Antilles late Sunday or Monday.

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  • EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandal
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandal

Pruitt's deputy, Andrew Wheeler , will start as acting administrator of the EPA on Monday. Trump praised Pruitt, who steadily pursued the president's calls for deregulation at the agency during his 16-month tenure, contending that he had "done an outstanding job" leading the EPA.

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