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Winter Storms

The U.S. Has Actually Been Having An Unusually Warm Winter

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green

Yes, we know, it's been frigid in much of the U.S. this week. Winter storms have set some crazy snowfall records, and New England has been hit with an...

Winter Blast Dumps Snow On New England

AP | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The latest blast of snow to hit New England dumped more than a foot in part of Massachusetts and packed heavy winds that left thousand...

The Hungry Child

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Hunger and malnutrition have devastating consequences for children. Federal nutrition programs continue to be a critical support to ensure children's daily nutritional needs are met: they put food on children's plates, help build healthy minds and bodies, and help lift families out of poverty.

Storm Moves North After Pummeling South

AP | By RON TODT and MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yet another storm paralyzed the Northeast with heavy snow and sleet Thursday, giving the winter-weary that oh-no-not-again feeli...

'Catastrophic' Ice Storm Bears Down On The South

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

ATLANTA (AP) — Across the South, winter-weary residents woke up Wednesday to a region encased in ice, snow and freezing rain, with forecasters warni...

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At Southern Airports

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — As a winter storm with potential to coat the South with ice and snow moves in, nearly 900 flights have been canceled at three of the ...

What Not to Do When a Snowstorm Threatens to Cancel Your Flight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.08.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The airlines aren't able to tell the future; they might have a sense of when the snow will stop, but they don't necessarily know things like how long it will take to remove snow from the tarmac or exactly when their reinstated flights will be able to take off. So if you're changing your flight, put as much padding between the storm and your departure as you can.

Tens Of Thousands Still Without Power After Storms

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and DAVID EGGERT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Staring at a sixth day without power in a house as cold as a refrigerator, a frustrated John Johnson finally was able to ...

Wild Mix Of Weather Sweeps Across U.S.

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 12.23.2013 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — After the first full day of winter brought everything from balmy temperatures along the Mid-Atlantic to snow in the Midwest and...

Ice Storm Leaves At Least 17,000 People Without Power

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

CANTON, N.Y. (AP) — A winter storm bringing ice and whipping winds to the northernmost reaches of New York and Vermont knocked out power to thousand...

Powerful Winter Storm Heads East, Threatens Thanksgiving Travel

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green

An icy storm that started in the West and is blamed in at least 10 fatal accidents was bringing a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain to parts of Ark...

Storm Causes Huge Chain-Reaction Car Crash, More Bad Weather Expected

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | Green

NEW YORK — A widespread winter storm dumped snow over the Northeast and parts of Ohio on Saturday, just days after the regions were hit by anoth...

Naming Winter Storms: Good for Weather Channel, Bad for Public

Paul Yeager | Posted 01.09.2013 | Green
Paul Yeager

Instead of looking out for the best interest of the public, the Weather Channel looking out for the best interest of itself.

Broken Bones To Low Blood Banks, This Winter Hurts More Than Usual

AP | STEPHANIE REITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARTFORD, Conn. — Winter hurts, and never more so than this year across the battered Northeast as doctors report seeing a spike in strained muscles ...

Winter Storms Chilled January Retail Sales

Daily Finance | Mercedes Cardona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

January retail sales are suffering from more than the usual post-holiday blues. Retail observers are expecting disappointment on Thursday, when major...

PHOTOS: Winter Storms Batter Midwest

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED STORY 12/13 at 6:11 a.m. EST CHICAGO -- A powerful storm that unleashed snow and strong winds across the upper Midwest left behind dangerousl...

Larry Summers: Blizzards Distort Jobless Figures (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

White House economic adviser Larry Summers isn't sure what the February jobless numbers will be when they're released on Friday, but he knows to take ...