Weather

  • February 22, 2013  

    In other new Friday, the FDA approved a first-of-its kind breast cancer drug called Kadcyla for advanced, aggressive forms of the disease. Also, a winter storm continued to whip across the Midwest, taking four lives. The storm is expected to make its way to the Northeast and New England this weekend. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2013  

    In other new Thursday, a winter storm whipped across the middle part of the United States, bringing heavy snow, freezing rain, thunder, and lightning. Also, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO teamed up to call for a new visa program for lower-skilled workers. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2013  

    In other news Monday, a string of tornadoes whipped through Mississippi Sunday, injuring 60 people and damaging or destroying 200 homes. No fatalities were reported. Also, former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest honor, by President Obama in a ceremony at the White House. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013   BY  

    The February nor’easter storm hit New England Friday and pelting the region with a snow storm and hurricane-strength wind gusts that left behind as much as two feet of snow. . Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013    

    Handout photo by NOAA/REUTERS. In what is supposed to be a storm for the history books, New England braces itself for a major winter storm. The National Weather Service is predicting the storm to hit the Northeast Friday night into … Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013  

    Parts of the Northeast and New England prepared to be blanketed by a potentially record-breaking blizzard. The storm, commonly referred to as "Nemo," may cover some areas with three feet of snow. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Bernie Rayno of AccuWeather about how the storm formed and if it will hit areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2013  

    In other news Monday, President Obama met to talk about gun violence with police chiefs from Aurora, Colo., Oak Creek, Wis., and Newtown, Conn., sites of the three worst mass shootings in 2012. Also, a $50 billion dollar disaster aid measure for victims of Hurricane Sandy moved towards final approval in the Senate. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, subzero temperatures in parts of the Northeast and Midwest caused 15 states to issue wind chill warnings. Also, the U.S. Air Force vowed to put an end to all sexual misconduct within its ranks. It received some 800 reports of inappropriate behavior in 2012 alone. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, House Republicans readied to vote on a plan to raise the nation’s debt ceiling through May 19th. Rep. Paul Ryan said they wanted to shift focus to making major spending cuts. Also, parts of the Midwest are in a deep freeze, with temperatures dipping to minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Continue reading

  • January 2, 2013  

    An emergency aid package to provide relief funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy got stalled in Congress as Republicans insisted on offsetting the $60 billion in aid with spending cuts before voting. Judy Woodruff talks to Roll Call’s Steven Dennis and Washington Post’s Neil Irwin about the consequences of that decision. Continue reading