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In our news wrap Friday, two white men in Georgia made their initial court appearance in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Gregory and Travis McMichael were arrested Thursday night and face murder and assault charges in a case that sparked…
The northeastern U.S. is about to get a cold spring farewell from winter’s bad boy, the polar vortex, which could bring rare May snowfall and record-low temperatures to some areas over the Mother's Day weekend, forecasters say.
By Mark Pratt, Associated Press
In our Friday news wrap, President Trump says he’s closer to declaring a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that could let him use defense and other funds to build a physical wall there. Also, the Midwest's brutal…
Experts say the rapid thaw is unprecedented, and it could create problems of its own — bursting pipes, flooding rivers and crumbling roads.
Extreme winter weather in the Midwest has left at least 15 people dead. Power outages and extreme stress on utility systems added to worries in Chicago and Detroit, while in Wisconsin, emergency shelters sought to offer the homeless refuge from…
By Nsikan Akpan
Here’s why global warming can make the winter more severe, and politics more divisive.
Temperatures in the Midwest plunged below those at the South Pole Wednesday, falling as far as negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit, even before accounting for windchill. As a result of the frigid conditions, hundreds of schools and businesses are closed, and…
More than a quarter of the U.S. population is expected to deal with sub-zero temperatures this week. The extreme cold has sparked some public skepticism over global warming, but scientists actually believe it is a consequence of climate change. Amna…
By Blake Nicholson, Associated Press
A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,500 flights from Chicago's airports.
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