While Washington D.C. residents hunkered down on Saturday as Winter Storm Jonas battered a large swath of the Eastern Seaboard, the Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda Tian Tian basked in snowy bliss.
By Vanessa Dennis
The “Knickerbocker Blizzard” of 1922 dumped 28 inches of snow on Washington, D.C. The storm was named after the flat roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapsed and killed 98 people.
By Joshua Barajas
The calculations are in, and 2015 was the warmest year on record, ever since data collection on the planet’s surface land and ocean temperatures began in 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday.
By Nsikan Akpan
El Niño has a history of favoring tropical disease in the U.S. With chikungunya and Zika virus knocking on the door, scientists describe what might be in store for the U.S. next year.
By News Desk
Cleanup and recovery efforts were underway in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, on Sunday after tornadoes and powerful storms ripped through the region overnight, killing at least 11 people.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
Eighteen years ago, the discussion was far more about average temperatures, not the freakish extremes. Now, scientists and others realize it is in the more frequent extremes that people are truly experiencing climate change.
By Joshua Barajas and News Desk
Hurricane Patricia toppled trees and battered buildings after crashing into western Mexico Friday evening, but the Category 5 storm, which was briefly rated as the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere, skirted major cities and caused much less…
By Michelle Harven
Don’t say we didn’t warn you. The 2016 Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts a harsh winter this year for most of the nation.
Typhoon Chan-hom, packing winds of up to 110 miles per hour, hit the southeast coast of China in Zhejiang province Saturday morning, forcing more than a million people to evacuate coastal cities.
More rain fell across Texas Saturday night but caused no major new problems, after the onslaught of severe weather during the week killed dozens and prompted President Barack Obama to declare a state of emergency in the state.
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