EXTREME WEATHER

  • December 16, 2016  

    In our news wrap Friday, President-elect Donald Trump visited Hershey, Pennsylvania, for the last stop on his victory tour. There, he thanked his African-American supporters — albeit to a largely white audience — touting his success with black voters in the election results. Also, bitter winter weather blasted the northeast, closing schools and roadways and causing perilous driving conditions. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2016   BY  

    Residents of Fiji forged through the most powerful storm ever recorded on the the island-nation with gale-force winds this weekend reaching at least as high as 184 mph. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2014  

    In our news wrap Thursday, the world experienced its hottest month of October since recording began — the fifth month this year to set new highs. Also, as State Secretary John Kerry arrives in Vienna for a new round of Iran talks, the head of the U.N. Nuclear Agency reported that Iran has failed again to explain suspected research into nuclear bomb-making. Continue reading

  • March 11, 2014  

    A brutally cold winter has covered the Great Lakes with more ice than they have seen since 1979. Special correspondent Elizabeth Bracket of WTTW reports on the struggle to keep shipping lanes open to Chicago’s ice-clogged harbor to Lake Michigan. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2014  

    The latest round of storms in the South and Northeast may be over, but places that have spent much of the winter digging out or bundling up are also feeling an economic bite. Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss how cold, snow and serious drought have disrupted employment, retailers, housing and automakers, all still recovering from the recession. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2014  

    With the latest powerful storm, the city of Philadelphia broke a 130-year record for snowfall in a season. Judy Woodruff talks to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett about how his state is coping with keeping citizens safe and warm during relentlessly wintry weather. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2014  

    Snow, sleet and freezing rain swept across a large swath of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and the South, where hundreds of thousands of residents lost power. Airport runways and federal offices were closed in Washington, and in some drivers in Raleigh, N.C., abandoned their cars on icy roads. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2014  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, a powerful winter storm has begun to sweep across the South. A thick coat of ice has already knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in Georgia, while black ice in North Carolina caused havoc for drivers. Also, the Senate gave final approval Wednesday to raise the national debt ceiling. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, a car bomb killed a group of 21 insurgents-in-training in Iraq when the explosive was accidentally detonated in an orchard; police arrested an additional two dozen suspects. Also, the Thames River burst its banks 20 miles upstream of London, adding to widespread flooding in Southern England. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2014  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the southern U.S. got a taste of bitter cold and wintry weather as snow, ice and subzero temperatures descended on states from Texas to Virginia. Also, ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi went on trial for charges related to the 2011 revolution.
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