| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. On Monday, Egypt's military gave a "last-chance" ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of millions of protesters in the streets seeking his ouster, or...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:45 AM
NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty reopened to visitors Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy washed ashore in October and severely damaged the island on which Lady Liberty sits.
The statue was spared storm damage, and tens of thousands of...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON — Federal efforts to bolster community preparedness for extreme weather events are a fraction of what the government spends on cleaning up the damage from storms, tornadoes and drought, according to a new analysis of federal data by the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:16 AM
After the coffee. Before reassessing my priorities.
The Skinny: I'm going to try to take a quick look at CNN's new morning show (which aired at 3 a.m out here) so I can at least see the opening. Monday's headlines include the incredible performance...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:24 PM
In the wake of deadly Superstorm Sandy, New York officials have added 600,000 residents to the city's storm evacuation zones, according to maps released Tuesday.
The new designation divides the most endangered areas into six zones with 2.9 million...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:34 AM
California remains one of the nation's three most expensive states for car repairs, according to a new analysis by CarMD.
The finding is based on what it costs, on average, when a driver's "check engine" warning light appears.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In a far-reaching plan that would reshape the coastline of the nation's largest city, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled a $20-billion proposal Tuesday that he said will protect New Yorkers from disasters brought on by climate change.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
After watching the first season of the television series “The Walking Dead,” Denis Henry Hennelly had an epiphany. He decided he should make an apocalypse movie.
Though not the first to pursue such a plot line, the screenwriter and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The price of extreme weather events continues to rise. Superstorm Sandy and the ongoing drought made 2012 the second costliest weather and climate disaster year since 1980, racking up more than $110 billion in damage.
According to the National...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:59 PM
President Obama has been left on the cutting room floor of CBS' new summer series "Under the Dome."
An audio clip of the president that was in the first hour of the series that CBS sent to critics earlier this month will be cut from the episode that...
| Jan 6, 2013
Spare a little sympathy, if you can, for John A. Boehner of Ohio, speaker of the House of Representatives.
On paper, he's the most powerful Republican in the land. In practice, he's caught between a cliff and a ceiling as the uneasy chairman of an...