| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:56 PM
NEW YORK -- Saajid Badat had been through all the training, from firing weapons while riding a motorcycle to watching dogs and rabbits, trapped under glass, die slow, agonizing deaths as he learned poisoning techniques.
He had laughed with other Al...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Wait three days after it rains before going into the ocean. It’s a warning that public health officials issued to beachgoers this week, as they do after any significant storm in California.
But a study released Monday is raising questions about...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:23 AM
WASHINGTON -- Winter squeezed the Eastern United States on Monday, bringing snow and promising days of frigid temperatures in the region where too many unwanted, icy records have already been set.
Snow began falling in the mid-Atlantic region and the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:15 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown took a swipe at California's critics during his State of the State address to the state Legislature on Wednesday, praising a "California comeback" he said delivered a million new jobs, a budget surplus and higher minimum...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
LONDON -- Amid rising anger from local residents and forecasts of more rain, the British government sent military officials to southwest England on Thursday to help deal with floodwaters that have turned whole villages into islands and drowned parts of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The light showers that sprayed Southern California on Thursday night -- causing a burst of glee on social media -- likely won't return until Sunday, forecasters say.
But even if the slight chance of rain pulls through, it won't be much, said ...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Unlike the Denver Broncos, winter in the Northeast just won’t quit.
A day after the Broncos fell to the Seattle Seahawks in a 43-8 Super Bowl blowout, another kind of blowout began in the region on Monday. Snow was again falling with worsening...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:05 PM
FREDERICK, Md. — Roscoe Bartlett was rattling off the prices of giant bags of rice, wheat and corn, sold cheaply at Sam's Club. The former congressman from rural, western Maryland expressed bewilderment that every American doesn't stockpile such...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:07 PM
For as much as two-thirds of the United States, this has, indeed, been the winter of our discontent.
Even as a harsh storm was dropping as much as 10 inches of snow on parts of the Midwest, especially Kansas, that same system was moving east and was...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:21 PM
Red flag fire warnings signaling critical wildfire conditions were issued across Southern California on Thursday as the region braced for gusty winds and dry conditions.
The National Weather Service said that northeast winds up to 40 mph could be...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:27 AM
A swell produced by a strong storm system over the central Pacific will begin to peak Friday, creating massive waves along the California coastline, the National Weather Service said.
The long swell is a welcome sign for organizers of the Mavericks...