Hawaii is experiencing some significant geological activity. Here is some information that may be helpful in order to navigate this story:
Hurricane Harvey is now a category 4 storm. It is expected to produce winds that could reach 125-155 mph and anywhere from 15-30 inches of rain and potentially as much as 60 inches of rain in some places according to some models. This will be a long storm and if you are in its path, it may be too late for you to evacuate. Make sure you follow emergency management advice.
In some areas, officers have been ordered to cease responding to emergency calls until the storm relents. Stay safe out there!
You can access information from FEMA about the storm at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/#Harvey.
You can see the latest from Governor of Texas here.
You can follow the Reddit Live Thread here.
At 10am EST today, ex-FBI Director, James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his interactions with President Trump.
You can read his prepared opening statement here.
For people who have not been following the Russia investigation closely, the LA Times makes an effort to explain it all here.
The hearing is now over.
President Trump's attorney is expected to make a statement. You can watch it here.
This megathread will serve as the central discussion point for all things Comey/Trump today. As a result, the mod team will remove all other submissions relating to this topic.
You can watch coverage live online for free at:
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It's Election Day in the United States! We'll be posting updates all night as election results come in from each state.
Some quick info for anyone who may not understand what's going on:
How It Works
The USA uses the Electoral College to determine the winner of an election. It takes 270 votes to win.
The results will be posted as they are announced.
Please note: This thread will be actively moderated. Racism, sexism, calls for violence &/or death, harassment, and witch-hunting will result in a permanent ban. Keep it civil folks.