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Tornadoes Hit South and Midwest, Leveling Towns

Tornadoes Hit South and Midwest, Leveling Towns

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The powerful tornadoes that have raged across the United States continued Friday, leveling homes across the South and Midwest and leaving at least six more people dead, according to ABC News and its affiliates.At least six people …

Second Outbreak of Storms Expected; Devastating Tornadoes Continue

Second Outbreak of Storms Expected; Devastating Tornadoes Continue

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Powerful tornadoes that have raged across wide swaths of the United States continued Friday, leveling Alabama homes and causing damage to a prison roughly 10 miles outside of Huntsville, Ala.A maximum-security pr…

Midwest, Kentucky Storms: McConnell Keeping ‘Close Eye’

Midwest, Kentucky Storms: McConnell Keeping ‘Close Eye’

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is continuing to monitor his home state and others that have been affected by the rash of storms and tornadoes in recent days.“We’ll continue to keep …

Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

Whitney Curtis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The death toll left by 15 tornadoes that blew through the Midwest overnight stands at at least nine, according to authorities, and that number is expected to rise.The extensive damage caused by the storms in a…

Three Advanced Skiers Killed in Avalanche

Three Advanced Skiers Killed in Avalanche

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — Three advanced skiers died Sunday when an avalanche pushed them down the back side a mountain pass and ski area in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, while a fourth survived the slide by using an inflatable safety device…

Adios La Nina: Quieter Hurricane Season?

Adios La Nina: Quieter Hurricane Season?

(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration )(SILVER SPRING, Md.) — Those cooler-than-normal tropical Pacific ocean temperatures known as La Niña are expected to weaken and dissipate this spring, government forecasters said Thursday.La Ni&…

Adios La Nina: Quieter Hurricane Season?

Adios La Nina: Quieter Hurricane Season?

(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration )(SILVER SPRING, Md.) — Those cooler-than-normal tropical Pacific ocean temperatures known as La Niña are expected to weaken and dissipate this spring, government forecasters said Thursday.La Ni&…

New Wedding Photos for New Orleans Couples Who Lost Albums in Katrina

New Wedding Photos for New Orleans Couples Who Lost Albums in Katrina

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — Three New Orleans couples who suffered devastating losses in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, including the loss of their wedding photos, got a chance to re-create their wedding days for an army of professional photog…

Who Will Sit With the First Lady at State of the Union?

Who Will Sit With the First Lady at State of the Union?

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — It’s the most exclusive guest list in a town full of power players. Sitting with the first lady as the president delivers the State of the Union address Tuesday night will be an elementary school teacher, a college student…

Deadly Tornado Outbreak Wreaks Havoc across Parts of Southeast

Deadly Tornado Outbreak Wreaks Havoc across Parts of Southeast

File photo. (iStockPhoto/Thinkstock)(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Two people have been confirmed killed after overnight storms including at least 22 reported tornadoes caused severe damage across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.The worst dama…

Nevada Fire Destroys 20 Homes in Reno; 10K Forced to Evacuate

Nevada Fire Destroys 20 Homes in Reno; 10K Forced to Evacuate

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(RENO, Nev.) — Authorities in Reno, Nev. are battling a wind-whipped brush fire that forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people and destroyed at least 20 homes.The fire started about noon Thursday in an area near U.S. H…

NASA: 2011 the Ninth-Warmest Year Since 1880

NASA: 2011 the Ninth-Warmest Year Since 1880

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) – Last year was the ninth-warmest year on Earth since 1880, continuing a trend “in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred since the year 2000,” N…

Weather Hampers Search for Missing Mt. Rainier Hikers

Weather Hampers Search for Missing Mt. Rainier Hikers

Purestock/Getty Images(SEATTLE) –- An unprecedented winter storm that is hammering the Pacific Northwest coast with freezing rain and heavy snow has hampered the search for four hikers missing from Washington’s Mount Rainier Park.Mark Vucic…

Billionaire Gives $7.5 Million to Repair Washington Monument

Billionaire Gives $7.5 Million to Repair Washington Monument

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The cracked and cratered Washington Monument is now well on its way to full repair after billionaire investor David Rubenstein donated $7.5 million to fix the damage caused by an August earthquake.Rubenstein’…

Storm Brewing: Snow, Rainfall Forecast for Parts of the East

Storm Brewing: Snow, Rainfall Forecast for Parts of the East

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An intensifying storm is moving out of the Gulf Coast through the Ohio Valley and is forecast to hit the northeast Tuesday afternoon.Severe weather, including flash floods, tornadoes, and gusting winds are possible M…

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