Dinah Voyles Pulver, USA TODAY

Dinah Voyles Pulver

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Recent articles by Dinah:

Kentucky tornado latest in growing trend of Southern twisters that risk ecological disaster

Dozens of hazardous facilities along the 200-mile track of a tornado in Kentucky highlight the scope of environmental risks. → Read More

Tornado warning: Death and destruction are spreading eastward across the South

The threat of tornadoes has increased in much of the South while it’s generally gone down slightly in the Plains states known as “Tornado Alley.” → Read More

Watches, warnings, the EF scale and risk: How the National Weather Service talks tornadoes

Quick and accurate communication in the event of potential tornado development saves lives, experts say — as long as people speak the language. → Read More

Militia member didn't meet with Secret Service before Capitol riot, her attorney now says

The lawyer’s original motion raised questions about whether the Secret Service had coordinated with paramilitary groups. → Read More

'We are coming for them': Feds charge West Coast Proud Boys leader in Capitol riot investigation

Feds continue to scrutinize extremist group in Capitol riot investigation → Read More

'We are coming for them': Feds charge West Coast Proud Boys leader in Capitol riot investigation

Feds continue to scrutinize extremist group in Capitol riot investigation → Read More

'We are coming for them': Feds charge West Coast Proud Boys leader in Capitol riot investigation

Feds continue to scrutinize extremist group in Capitol riot investigation → Read More

As Capitol riot arrests climb, FBI says extremist Oath Keepers conspired in attack

The charges are among a number of more serious crimes alleged as the riot investigation begins its third week. → Read More

Retired Pennsylvania firefighter arrested, accused of throwing extinguisher at Capitol police

The extinguisher hit three Capitol officers, authorities say, but was not involved in the death of an officer who also was struck by an extinguisher. → Read More

Off-duty Virginia police officers arrested for their roles in the U.S. Capitol riot

The two men were photographed inside the Capitol in front of a statue of John Stark and making an obscene gesture in the photo, the DOJ says. → Read More

Elections expert Q&A: No evidence of fraud and fail-safes everywhere in US voting system

Voter fraud claims lack merit, according to the founder of the nonpartisan Fair Elections Center, who urges Americans to trust the results. → Read More

Judge 'shocked' USPS disregarded order for postal inspectors to search for undelivered ballots

USPS facilities in some crucial battleground states had not been searched, leaving questions about whether all ballots had been delivered in time. → Read More

USPS Service blows deadline to check for missing ballots. About 300,000 can't be traced

The window is closing fast. The deadline for mail-in ballots either ends as the polls close tonight or has already passed in 29 states. → Read More

Trump claims he got COVID-19 from Gold Star event; evidence shows he probably was already sick by then

President Trump implied he caught the coronavirus at a ceremony for fallen soldiers. It’s more likely he exposed the military families to the virus. → Read More

Why are we having such an active hurricane season?

The 2020 hurricane season sent the National Hurricane Center to its backup list for storm names for only the second time in history. Consider some of the → Read More

Contact tracing and visualizing the people exposed to COVID-19 by Trump outbreak

Dozens disclosed positive tests. Thousands may have been exposed. → Read More

Tropical Storm Gamma? Forecasters watch Tropical Depression 25 in record hurricane season

If Gamma forms on Friday or Saturday, as the National Hurricane Center forecasts, it would be more than three weeks ahead of the old record. → Read More

Storms Alpha and Beta form: Hurricane season 2020 has been so busy, we have to use Greek letters

Get out the Greek alphabet for the rest of 2020: Storms Alpha and Beta have formed. Before them, Wilfred was the earliest "W" storm on record. → Read More

There's only one name left on the 2020 list of hurricane names. Next up: The Greek alphabet.

After the National Hurricane Center assigns the name Wilfred to the next tropical storm, it will be out of names. Up next is the Greek alphabet. → Read More

Sally roars through Gulf, forecast to strengthen to hurricane before striking coast

Sally is forecast to make landfall as a hurricane somewhere between southeastern Louisiana and the Mississippi-Alabama border. → Read More