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  • Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

    January 26, 2016 6:35 AM

    WASHINGTON - East Coast cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm are getting closer to their normal routines after more than three days with life at a virtual standstill. In the Washington area, the Metro subway system was scheduled to be close to fully operational Tuesday morning after it gradually... more »
  • Icy roads, spotty transit service follow East Coast blizzard

    January 25, 2016 5:49 AM

    NEW YORK- Slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances are confronting East Coast residents emerging from a paralyzing weekend blizzard. For many, the weekend extends into Monday because of closed schools and government offices. Officials were cautioning against unnecessary driving even... more »
  • Snowstorm socks US East: A look at the effects by state

    January 23, 2016 3:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - A massive winter storm buried much of the U.S. East Coast in a foot or more of snow by Saturday, shutting down transit in major cities, stranding drivers on snowbound highways, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people. A look at some of the impacts by... more »
  • Joaquin becomes 'dangerous Category 4 hurricane'

    October 1, 2015 2:10 PM

    Forecasters say Hurricane Joaquin has strengthened to "an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane." The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Thursday afternoon that additional strengthening is expected over the next 24 hours, as the storm moves past the Bahamas, bringing winds, heavy rain, dangerous surf and significant storm surge.... more »
  • White House launches initiative to combat heroin use

    August 17, 2015 11:22 AM

    EDGARTOWN, MA - The White House is launching a new $5 million initiative to combat heroin use and trafficking of the drug, particularly in states along the East Coast. About half of the money will fund a program to link public health and law enforcement agencies, with the goal... more »
  • Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgraded

    January 27, 2015 2:23 AM

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of... more »
  • East Coast tsunami?

    June 25, 2013 8:02 PM

    PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND- A storm that blew through the East Coast this month may have produced a rare tsunami. NOAA says tsunami-like conditions were recored on June 13 at more than 30 tide gages from Puerto Rico to Bermuda to the East Coast of the U.S. Researchers are still trying... more »
  • Sandy dumped 11B gallons of sewage in waterways

    April 30, 2013 8:09 AM

    NEW YORK - Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut. That's according to a study by the nonprofit science journalism group Climate Central. It says that's equivalent to having Central Park covered 41 feet high... more »
  • NYC, New England brace for up to 3 feet of snow

    February 8, 2013 6:36 AM

    BOSTON - Schools across New England have closed and thousands of flights have been scratched as the Northeast hunkers down for a storm poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow. The snow is expected to start Friday morning, with the heaviest amounts falling at night and into Saturday.... more »
  • Snapshots of Sandy: Group restores victims' photos

    February 4, 2013 2:39 AM

    NEW YORK - Of all the images of Superstorm Sandy's destruction, the pictures that linger for victims are the warped, stained ones that sat on their walls and shelves. But volunteers scattered around the world are about to start digitally mending Sandy victims' personal photos. A group called Operation Photo... more »
  • Congress to vote on Sandy aid

    January 4, 2013 7:22 AM

    WASHINGTON - $9.7 billion measure to pay flood insurance claims is set for a vote in Congress, boosting prospects for relief for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy. If the House, as expected, approves the flood insurance proposal today, the Senate plans to follow with... more »

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