Nearly 150,000 customers remained without power in and around Portland, Oregon, six days after a massive snow and ice storm swept into the Pacific Northwest, taking out hundreds of miles of power lines as ice-laden trees toppled.
Most of the nation is still locked in the deep freeze as a polar vortex that swept south is holding sway, claiming at least 30 lives and keeping the power off for more than 3 million people. Stephanie Sy reports,…
By Adrian Sainz, Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
Winter storms during the past week in the Midwest, Texas and Appalachia forced water service providers to scramble to manage serious problems as sub-freezing temperatures remained an obstacle.
By Paul J. Weber, Jill Bleed, Associated Press
The latest storm front was expected to bring more hardship, especially to states that are unaccustomed to such frigid weather — parts of Texas, Arkansas and the Lower Mississippi Valley.
By Stephanie Sy, Patty Gorena Morales
Millions of American remained without power in frigid temperatures Tuesday as the U.S. continues to grapple with the effects of a major storm. The demand for energy is taxing power grids, most significantly in Texas. Stephanie Sy speaks with Michael…
By Amna Nawaz, Zoe Rohrich
The winter of 2021 is writing itself into the record books this week, with large swaths of the nation seeing the coldest weather in memory. But is this a particularly severe phase of winter weather or is there more to…
By Associated Press
Coronavirus vaccination sites across the Northeast ramped back up Tuesday after a two-day snowstorm that also shut down public transport, closed schools and canceled flights.
By Jennifer Peltz, Karen Matthews, Associated Press
A sprawling, lumbering winter storm walloped the East Coast on Monday, shutting down coronavirus vaccination sites, closing schools and halting transit.
By Associated Press
Icy roads, deadly tornadoes, punishing waves were all part of the severe weekend weather blamed for 11 deaths and major damage in parts of the Midwest, South and Northeast.
In our news wrap Friday, at least 12 people died after a passenger jet in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan crashed shortly after take-off. The Bek Air plane, with 98 people aboard, smashed into a concrete wall and building.
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