This past February was one of the coldest months ever recorded in a number of cities across the United States. Cities in the Northeast and Midwest in particular were hit with record-breaking cold temperatures.
By Stephen Fee and Mori Rothman
In Asheville, N.C., and other cities across the country, funding cuts for the federal government's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program have meant that private nonprofits are left to fill in the gaps.
As the brutal winter drags on for parts of the country, many low-income families are struggling to pay their energy bills. In North Carolina, local governments are increasingly partnering with private nonprofit organizations to try to find new ways to…
By PBS NewsHour
By this morning, a foot of snow was already on the ground across much of Eastern Massachusetts, and 20 inches had already fallen in some coastal areas. Much of the Midwest also suffered through extreme cold last night and this…
Yet another weekend winter storm has set its sights on the coastal northeastern United States, bringing with it high winds, heavy snow, subzero wind chills and the potential for coastal flooding Saturday into Sunday.
After winter storm Juno hit New England on Tuesday, Bostonians got out their skis and shovels to tackle the mess. One particular image circulated on Twitter, of a man hard at work clearing snow from the Boston Marathon finish line.
By PBS NewsHour
With a nor’easter threatening to dump up to 3 feet of snow in certain areas, five governors declared states of emergency in anticipation of the potentially historic storm. The NewsHour’s Megan Thompson reports.
A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight…
By Sarah McHaney
The Earth was 1.24 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average.
European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst used his 166 days aboard the International Space Station to build an enormous high-resolution time lapse sequence featuring more than 12,000 photos of the planet, the atmosphere and the systems on the station.
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