| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Wretched weather continued to hamper rescue efforts in Colorado on Sunday as officials released damage estimates illustrating the magnitude of the disaster.
By the numbers, here's some analysis of what we know about Colorado's floods, along with what we...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:02 PM
President Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia on Tuesday as the southern state awaited what the National Weather Service called a potentially “crippling” ice and snow storm “of historical proportions.”
The roads in...
| 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...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In July 1911, a two-act, 11-day heat wave called upon the northeastern United States, killing more people in New England than any other weather-related event. How many died? It's hard to say. Did the heat or a the heart attack kill the victim? State...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The Navy has ordered the San Diego-based hospital ship Mercy to prepare for possible deployment to the Philippines to assist in disaster relief operations.
If the order to deploy is issued in the next few days, the Mercy would arrive in the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:43 PM
After spending a day in the field, meteorologists for the National Weather Service have determined that at least 16 tornadoes struck Illinois and northwest Indiana on Sunday, as Gov. Pat Quinn declared six more counties as state disaster areas,...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:11 AM
When a hurricane strikes just break out your spare roof
By Barbara Hijek May 23, 2011 07:06 AMFrom the rich live differently department.
Florida's super-rich governor is super-prepared for a hurricane.
Gov. Rick Scott, who's worth upwards of $200...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:45 AM
A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections.
PHOTOS: New rides at...
| May 12, 2011
| 2:48 PM
NEWPORT NEWS -- The singles championship matches of the Peninsula District tennis tournament will feature the color purple -- Menchville, that is -- and a Heritage girl whose style and mannerisms might remind fans of Rafael Nadal.
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Jerry Bischof's work pager buzzed as the server arrived with his plate of herb-rubbed salmon.
The message told him that power to one of the two nuclear reactors at Surry Power Station had been lost. It was operating on backup generators.
Before he could...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
A new hurricane season has already started and South Floridians need to plan how to safeguard their valuables -- including financial documents and tax records.
Mike Dobzinski, the Plantation spokesman for the Internal Revenue Services gives a trio of ...