| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:50 PM
A blizzard, thunderstorms and tornadoes up to two miles wide were part of a large storm system hitting several Midwestern states Friday, with forecasters expecting a wet, windy weekend.
The thunderstorms and tornadoes centered over western Iowa...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:41 PM
From the red flag warnings along California’s coast to the blizzard that dumped almost 4 feet of snow on the Great Plains, from the slew of tornadoes that damaged Midwest towns to Tropical Storm Karen crawling toward the Gulf Coast, severe weather...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Activision Blizzard Inc. is one of the world's largest publishers of video games.
The Santa Monica company produces games that are used on PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, personal computers, mobile phones and other hand-held devices. Two of its most...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
The first named storm system of the season, which had Louisianans packing off for safety and federal emergency workers scurrying back from shutdown furlough, dissipated in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.
Karen, once a tropical storm...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:47 PM
An early season storm Wednesday brought showers and rain to Southern California and snow to mountain areas.
Rainfall varied across the region, with some areas reporting light showers and others a half-inch or more, according to the National Weather...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Activision Blizzard and a group of investors have completed their $8.2-billion buyback of most of Vivendi's majority stake in the company.
This comes just one day after the Delaware Supreme Court reversed an earlier judicial decision that halted the...
| Oct 15, 2013
Re "Snow ravages cattle industry," Oct. 12
My heart goes out to the ranchers in South Dakota whose cattle were killed in a blizzard. According to the article, many people in that part of the state supported the government shutdown.
Ranchers, call your...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:51 AM
After a series of busted snow forecasts last winter, the National Weather Service's Baltimore/Washington forecast office is adjusting its forecasts in the months ahead to better communicate snowfall uncertainty.
Efforts to do so began last year when the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22.
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:00 PM
This post has been updated below.
Snow was falling in Southern California mountain areas Thursday night as cold air was expected to drop snow levels to 3,500 feet.
The National Weather Service said that six to 12 inches of snow was expected to fall in...