| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A deadly Halloween storm that caused flooding in central Texas is also blamed for a Kansas school bus crash and heavy winds across the South and Midwest and was moving East on Friday, causing flight delays and power outages.
Up to 13 inches fell on...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A deadly storm that is working its way through the Southeast is expected to become a nasty Nor’easter that is turning holiday travel into a morass and threatening the iconic Thanksgiving Day Macy's parade with its fabled, but vulnerable, large...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:27 AM
The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list.
A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Los Angeles region should start cooling down Sunday after two days of record temperatures, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service predicted temperatures in the 70's to low 80's at the beaches and in the 90's inland, a far cry from...
| Sep 23, 2010
Holding the business end of a centrifuge in one hand and a jar of pea solids and their liquid in the other, Nathan Myhrvold explains with a gleam in his eye how to separate pea purée at a force 40,000 times Earth's gravity. "It's a fun thing to do to food...
| Oct 7, 2010
There is an old road in Japan that runs from Wakasa Bay to the city of Kyoto known as the Saba Kaido, or Mackerel Road. For centuries, the road was used to carry fresh mackerel roughly 50 miles south from the sea to the former imperial capital during...
| Apr 1, 2011
Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said.
Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...
| Mar 31, 2011
Punk rock musician
Zoogz Rift, 57, a punk rock musician whose experimental style garnered comparisons with Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa, died March 22 at Encino Hospital of complications from diabetes, said his partner, Laura Rift....
| Jun 29, 2010
Robert Carlyle Byrd, the West Virginia Democrat who was often called the conscience of the Senate for his devotion to the system of constitutional checks and balances and the prerogatives of power, died early Monday. He was 92.
Byrd, who served longer...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The fierce winter storm sweeping across the Great Plains, wreaking havoc on highways and causing at least six deaths, is tapering off. But transportation is still wretched, and holiday travelers this week should plan on a few bumps, according to experts.....