Heavy autumn rains, a wet winter, and an El Niño-induced wet spring could bring record floods to parts of the US, forecasters say.
A water pump forces water out of the basement of a Manton Avenue business in Providence, R.I., on April 1. The area was inundated with flood waters after the nearby Woonasquatucket River overran its banks due to record rainfall earlier in the week.
A bear cools off from intense summer heat with a frozen watermelon in Rio de Janeiro's city zoo on Friday.
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.
Another winter storm is moving across the US Monday, but forecasters hope the worst of the season's storms will be over by the end of next week.
On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court ruled that it will not force Illinois to shut locks that other states say could allow invasive Asian carp into Lake Michigan. Hours later, the US Army Corps of Engineers announced that they had found Asian carp DNA in Lake Michigan.
Pittsburgh will show a green, high-tech face to its G-20 guests.
New coal-fired power plants will capture CO2 and inject it into the earth.
A simple coil of rope slung over a tree provides hours of swaying solitude.
Helping road-crew workers convey the all-clear was the highlight of our car trips with Mom.