Storm forensics experts have begun to put into historical perspective the massive twister outbreak that hit Alabama and six other Southern states. The Tuscaloosa twister alone may register as the most powerful long-track tornado in US history.
Five US cities – Boston, Providence, R.I.; Hartford, Conn.; Concord, N.H.; and Caribou, Maine – broke temperature records in 2010, a new report has found.
Atlanta could have its first real white Christmas since 1882. But whether the snow storm pummels major East Coast cities is still up in the air.
KFC this week became the latest iconic American company to make significant moves into Africa, following expansion by Coca-Cola and Walmart.
The long-range forecasts are out, and this winter promises to be every bit as wacky as last, except different. La Nina could make the north cold, California warm and dry, and Florida parched. And the Northeast? Check back later.
Bob Dylan was not so much a sponge as an alchemist, taking common materials and creating new art.
The West Virginia coal mine explosion should compel us to work for a 21st-century energy strategy that doesn’t depend on costly and dangerous fossil fuels.
A dark, sharp addition to the ranks of fiction set in high school.