Washington's Dulles airport recorded 10 inches of snow. Philadelphia now has its second snowiest winter on record. But mid-Atlantic residents are bouncing back quicker after so much practice digging out.
The impact of this summer's extensive drought should show up on grocery shelves at the end of the year. Pork and beef prices will rise the most.
The US military has joined the effort to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It's been declared an event of 'national significance,' meaning more resources will be available.