| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A deadly storm that is working its way through the Southeast is expected to become a nasty Nor’easter that is turning holiday travel into a morass and threatening the iconic Thanksgiving Day Macy's parade with its fabled, but vulnerable, large...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:27 AM
The common wisdom is that everything begins in California and then trends eastward. Add Thanksgiving weather to the list.
A storm that began in the West has worked its way through the South and Midwest and has become a wall of pain from the Carolinas...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A deadly Halloween storm that caused flooding in central Texas is also blamed for a Kansas school bus crash and heavy winds across the South and Midwest and was moving East on Friday, causing flight delays and power outages.
Up to 13 inches fell on...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
With parts of the nation buried beneath several inches of snow and ice, holiday travel got off to a rough start as scores of flights were delayed or canceled, yet several East Coast cities enjoyed record highs on the first full day of winter.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Rain and cool temperatures are in the forecast for Sunday’s American League Division Series between the Orioles and New York Yankees, and both managers said a postponement could scramble their plans for the series. Orioles manager Buck Showalter...
| 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....
| 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...
| May 22, 2011
On a crisp, sunny March afternoon, Arthur Laurents welcomed me into his handsome townhouse in Greenwich Village, his home for 51 years, which he had filled with tasteful furnishings, antiques and fine artwork.
He agreed to the in-person interview to talk...
| Jul 22, 2011
I've lived in Chicago for 26 years, after spending 20 years in New York City. Why does Chicago see dramatic temperature changes between summer and winter? New York's temperatures are wild, but the changes are never as extreme as here.