It’s a winter to remember – one that is likely to trigger a host of studies that try to tease out details of the factors contributing to the season’s snowstorms.
Weather thwarts shuttle launches. But important factors favor this state.
A periodic climate phenomenon, El Nino has prompted storms to smack southern California this week rather than the Pacific Northwest. But Indonesia and parts of Australia are also affected, except they're too dry.
Conservative tycoon Sebastian Piñera won the second round of Chile's presidential election on Sunday in part due to voter faith that he can revive the economy. Meanwhile, Brazil's economy is booming.
It helps feed a hungry world, but it's worse than CO2.
Peru's growth rate – 9.8 percent – was one of the fastest last year. It's poised to break with neighbors Bolivia, Venezuela, and Ecuador with its center-left but pro-business governments.
A Shortfin Mako shark is found worldwide and is one of the fastest sharks, clocked at over 40 miles per hour.