Moving across country, deadly storm draws bead on U.S. Northeast

World Dec 2, 2019

Moving across country, deadly storm draws bead on U.S. Northeast

A deadly winter storm that has been tormenting travelers across the U.S. since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people made their way home after the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service predicted more ...

Freak waves flood Marshall Islands homes

Asia Pacific Nov 29, 2019

Freak waves flood Marshall Islands homes

More than 200 people have been forced to flee their homes after they were inundated by freak waves in the Marshall Islands' capital, Majuro. Swells averaging 5 meters (16 feet) washed rocks and debris onto roads, temporarily cutting access to the international airport at the ...

Winter storm threatens to snarl Thanksgiving travel plans

World Nov 28, 2019

Winter storm threatens to snarl Thanksgiving travel plans

A day after bringing havoc to the Rocky Mountains, a powerful winter storm rolled across the Midwest on Wednesday, threatening to scramble Thanksgiving plans for millions of people during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The storm, which was blamed for one ...

At least nine dead as downpours lash France, Italy and Greece

World Nov 26, 2019

At least nine dead as downpours lash France, Italy and Greece

At least nine people have died after heavy rain slammed the Riviera coasts of France and Italy, trapping travelers in their cars, and caused flooding in parts of Greece. Some roads remained closed Monday on the French Riviera, and rivers were still rising in Italy ...

World Nov 23, 2019

Landslides in Kenya kill at least 29 people

At least 29 people were killed in Kenya when their homes were swept away in landslides during ferocious overnight rainstorms, the government said Saturday. Their homes were hit in the early hours of Saturday amid torrential rains in the Pokot region, some 350 kilometers (220 ...

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Mississippi

World Nov 14, 2019

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Mississippi

An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather breaking records from Mississippi to Maine. Cold temperatures that stretched to the Gulf Coast followed a snowstorm that the National Weather Service said contributed to nearly ...