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Northeast Blizzard

Life-Threatening Cold Descend On Northeast U.S.

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.13.2016 | Green

By Scott Malone and Valerie Vande Panne BOSTON, Mass (Reuters) - A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the north...

Heroism and the Snowzilla Pig

Paul Shapiro | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Paul Shapiro

While we should all be overjoyed by Wee Wee's escape, we must ask ourselves: Are we able also to spare a thought for the millions of his hooved brethren who are still languishing on the factory farms that produce virtually all of our pork?

Snowmageddon 2016

Nathan S. Sanders | Posted 01.24.2017 | Comedy
Nathan S. Sanders

It's important always to have all the proper supplies when being besieged by God's Ice Bucket Challenge. I'd recommend an ice scraper or a mixtape to get the ice off your windows, a portable battery charger for your phone in case you get stuck in the snow, snacks and maybe some matches in case you break down and have to light yourself or your friends on fire for heat.

Dig Out Begins After Massive Blizzard Paralyzes Northeastern U.S. Cities

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

By Frank McGurty and Ian Simpson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - New York City emerged on Sunday from a massive blizzard that paralyzed much o...

Who's in Control?

Jim Wallis | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Some Davos participants described the atmosphere this year as "gloomy" and "fearful." Those who control the world seemed to feel, and be, out of control and unsure how to deal with growing and frightening global instabilities and the violence that keeps emerging.

Brian Stelter Gives Upside Down Blizzard Report

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.27.2015 | Media

Conflicting reports concerning the severity of Tuesday's blizzard have left many New Yorkers feeling confused. But CNN's Brian Stelter may have come t...

The Eight Kinds of People Who Post on Facebook During #Snowmageddon

Kathleen Harris | Posted 03.29.2015 | Comedy
Kathleen Harris

2. The Curmudgeons: originally hail from Canada, the Northeast, or the Midwest, and virtually roll their eyes at any precipitous snow-related hand-wringing.

Here Are All The Other Times New York City Has Been 'Crippled' By Snow

The Huffington Post | Jan Diehm | Posted 01.26.2015 | Green

Winter storm Juno could rank among New York City's biggest snowstorms, with forecasts predicting 18-24 inches of snow. The "crippling and potential...

Massive Snowstorm Blows Into Northeast

AP/The Huffington Post | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 03.27.2015 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm sw...

'Blizzard Babies' Born During Epic Snowstorm

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents

Baby Nohely Gonell was born on Saturday in Worcester, Mass., during a massive blizzard that barreled down on New England last week. But it took the he...

LOOK: Kids Having A Ball In The Snow

Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents

What's even more charming than kids in puffy winter coats? Kids getting to use that gear to its full potential, sledding, snowman-making, snowball fig...

PHOTO: Papers Splash SAME Storm Picture Over And Over Again

Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

Predictably, the huge blizzard that struck the Northeast dominated many front pages in Saturday's newspapers. But it was one image -- of a Boston w...

Lynne Peeples

Nemo's Wrath May Be Spawn Of Climate Change, Scientists Say | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green

Climate change may or may not have helped generate the nor'easter lashing the East Coast this weekend. Such storms happen with some regularity, after ...

Gerry Smith

Historic Blizzard Tests Wireless Flaws Exposed By Sandy | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology

In the past two years, residents of Bethel, Conn., have been hit by three massive snowstorms that knocked out power for days. Each time, nearby cell t...

Joy Resmovits

School's Out: 'My Husband Went To Work And Left Me With 3 Boys!' | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.09.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK -- At 4 p.m. Thursday, Claire Brown Goss, a pregnant working mother of two, learned that her town of Ashland, Mass., planned to shut down its...

WATCH: 'Nemo' Brewing From Space

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.08.2013 | Green

NASA's GOES-13 satellite captured this amazing footage of the February 2013 nor'easter as it formed. Known popularly as winter storm "Nemo," due t...

Janell Ross

New York City Homeless Have Their Own Shelter Plans | Janell Ross | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Ronald Miller has a plan. Miller, 56, hasn’t had a reliable place to sleep in eight years. Yet with a nor'easter that the storm enth...

Katherine Bindley

Travelers Remain Remarkably Upbeat During Storm | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.08.2013 | Travel

By the time Thomas Bifano arrives in Boston on Friday afternoon, he will have been on the road for more than 20 hours because of the Northeast blizzar...

Ben Hallman

Beaten, Battered Rockaways Brace For 'Nemo' | Ben Hallman | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

For Donald Lawrence, the news that a winter storm is barrelling down on his New York beachfront community means that the immediate task ahead of him j...

So, Is This Thing Really Being Called 'Nemo'?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media

Despite the best efforts of The Weather Channel, many media outlets appeared to be avoiding giving the harsh winter storm hitting the Northeast the na...

Blizzard of 2013 Brings Another Threat: Coastal Flooding

Posted 02.08.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: While the blizzard bearing down on New England has understandbly brought national attention to what could ...

LOOK: Winter Storm 'Nemo' From Space

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

Oh look, NASA found "Nemo" from space. That wasn't so hard, now was it? NASA's GOES-13 satellite snapped this amazing photo of the February 2013 no...