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Tonight (April 23) through Friday at dawn may be your best chance of the year to spot a fireball, a meteor that shines brighter than Venus, the brightest planet in the sky.
Summer solstice is the first day of the rest of your summer – and kids headed to camp start thinking how to squeeze into the two-piece bathing suits and past the dress codes, whether to leave the cell phone and makeup behind. A new survey shows that many camps want kids to leave most of it at home.
Federal officials began to survey the damage caused by hurricane Irene – from continued power outages to communities still stranded by floodwaters.
08/30/2011 08:49 pm
Hurricane Irene continued on a path early Friday to lash much of the East Coast – and not just coastal areas. Inland areas of the mid-Atlantic and New England are at risk of flash floods.
08/26/2011 10:33 am
Noticed a chill in the air? You're not alone. A blast of subzero temperatures has swept the Northeast, closing schools, stalling cars, and collectively freezing billions of nose hairs. The coldest temperature on Monday was recorded in New York's Adirondack Mountains, where Lake Saranac saw a low of –36°F. Boston woke up to temperatures of –2°F, actually colder than parts of the Arctic Circle. Many Americans outside the Northeast weren't much warmer. Even Tallahassee, Fla., saw temperatures drop to 25°F. Outside the US, South Koreans are seeing the lowest temperatures in almost a century, prompting the government to require public agencies to keep the thermostat set below 64°F to save energy. Still, these temperatures are downright balmy when compared to some places on Earth. Here's a list of sites that will make today seem like T-shirt weather.
01/24/2011 06:08 pm
Canada earthquake: Parliament building in Ottawa evacuated. Workers also left buildings in Toronto
06/23/2010 06:51 pm
Canadian earthquake, centered at the Quebec-Ontario border, was a 5.0 magnitude temblor and was felt as far south and New York City and New Jersey.
06/23/2010 05:10 pm
10/20/2008 01:00 am
For kids: This group does its part to protect New York’s Hudson River.
05/19/2008 01:00 am
Russell Banks's latest novel explores class structure within a closed Adirondack community.
01/29/2008 12:00 am