El Niño Prep, Overscreening for Breast Cancer, and 'Take My Spouse, Please'

Los Angeles has seen record rainfall for July and with it, flooding and general infrastructure problems from power outages to delayed flights at LAX. With an El Niño predicted for this winter, what do we need to do to prepare?

Then, people had to abandon their cars on the 15 freeway this weekend because of a brush fire. News helicopters captured the scene—but there were other aircraft actually getting in the way of fire fighting planes: private drones. It’s the fifth time in a month that this has happened.

And breast cancer screenings may be doing more harm than good, according to a new study by researchers at Dartmouth and Harvard. The study finds that early screening has lead to over-diagnosis, over-treatment, and a whole lot of unnecessary anxiety for women who get mammograms.

Then, comedian Dani Klein Modisett was fighting with her husband a lot. But she knew that laughter is one of the keys to a successful marriage. When she couldn’t find a self help book that would tell her how to bring humor back to her relationship, she wrote one. It’s called Take My Spouse, Please.

Finally, Sharknado 3: Oh, Hell No! debuts Wednesday night on the SyFy channel. Madeleine discusses the return of the ‘nado, cartoons for adults, and Denis Leary’s return to cable.

Banner Image: Warning sign on Venice Beach after a storm; Credit: Andy Sternberg