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Winter Storms

5 Necessary Steps For Protecting Your Home During Winter Storms

HomeAdvisor | Posted 01.14.2017 | HuffPost Home

Is your house ready for extreme winter weather? Winter storms can significantly impact your home and your life. To avoid a disastrous situation, take time now to prepare for whatever Mother Nature might throw at you:

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...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...