| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Thunderstorms moving across Maryland on Saturday afternoon cut power to more than 20,000 Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. customers and prompted closures on the Bay Bridge.
Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, where the National Weather Service...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:50 AM
NEW YORK -- Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
A waterspout with winds up to 70 mph...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
A waterspout with winds up to 70 mph churned...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A twister touched down in Queens, NY, knocking down some trees and power lines. About nine miles away, another twister struck in Brooklyn. It was pretty much the same scenario---downed trees and power lines. Luckily with both twisters, no one was hurt.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:40 PM
"Is it time to Occupy Miami Beach?" a shivering Max Richmond asked another New York protester as she waited to get Vitamin C near the makeshift medical tent.
They laughed and hugged for warmth.
Since hundreds of anti-greed protesters descended on a park...
| Apr 1, 2011
Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said.
Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...
| Mar 31, 2011
Punk rock musician
Zoogz Rift, 57, a punk rock musician whose experimental style garnered comparisons with Captain Beefheart and Frank Zappa, died March 22 at Encino Hospital of complications from diabetes, said his partner, Laura Rift....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The fierce winter storm sweeping across the Great Plains, wreaking havoc on highways and causing at least six deaths, is tapering off. But transportation is still wretched, and holiday travelers this week should plan on a few bumps, according to experts.....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Maria Menounos hosted Extra in Times Square on Monday in a red, blue and white New York Giants bikini. Maria Menounos was so confident her New England Patriots would win the Super Bowl, she said she'd host the show in a bikini if they didn't win. And,...