| Mar 1, 2009
| 5:46 PM
A potent March snowstorm blanketed much of Alabama with up to 4 inches of snow today, covering Civil War statues and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of church services.
The storm headed toward the Northeast and threatened to drop up to a foot of...
| Mar 8, 2009
In the shattered calm of the Mexican night, sitting atop a railroad tanker car, Cary Joji Fukunaga didn't yet know that a man was being murdered. But he'd heard the screams, gunshots and shouts in Spanish of "Bandits!" and he was bracing to make a run for...
| Mar 16, 2009
A variety of headache triggers are relatively well-known: red wine, chocolate, soft cheese and the beginning of the menstrual cycle. But although weather, especially changes in air pressure, is frequently cited as a headache trigger, the connection has...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 7:26 AM
An air quality health advisory has been issued for the New York City metropolitan area as temperatures soar into the upper 90s.
The advisory was issued for Wednesday by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The National Weather Service...
| 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 1, 2010
| 11:42 AM
Torrential downpours from a faded tropical storm marched into the Northeast on Friday, a day after claiming five lives in North Carolina, knocking out power and dousing some East Coast cities with more rain in hours than they normally get in months....
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:29 AM
Gusty winds, heavy rain and flooding are the rule in a long list of New York City neighborhoods still recovering from the tornadoes that struck two weeks ago.
On 4th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn Friday morning, two blue tarpaulins slammed against a...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 10:50 AM
Cleanup is underway after a storm overnight flooded streets, left a rare and thick layer of hail on the ground, sent a man to the hospital from a lightning strike and left NFL fans running for shelter during the Jets' primetime Monday night football game....
| May 13, 2010
| 7:59 AM
Savor the Flavor Contest
Memorial Day May 31st - July 31
Grilled Antipasto with Soprano Sauce
Elizabeth's Tip: This versatile dish can be served as an appetizer or a vegetable side dish. Likewise, the smoky charred vegetables and...
| May 30, 2010
Here's a list of the nation's historical hot spots — the five most- and least-visited monuments in 2009 — from National Park Service data. With ancient petroglyphs and eerie cave dwellings, war-scarred memorials and islands reachable only by...