Dust Bowl

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

DENVER (AP) — The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There […]

11/11/2013

Bode Layo,9, of Portage, Pa., floats in the pool at Crichton-McCormick Park in Portage, Pa., Tues., July 16, 2013.  Hot weather is expected through the weekend.  (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)

PHOTO GALLERY: 5 things to know about the US heat wave

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The first big heat wave of the summer is here, bearing down on all parts of the U.S., following temperatures that blistered the West Coast in June. Typically heat waves occur twice […]

07/16/2013

3 TV networks airing Sandy specials on Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) – Less than three weeks after Superstorm Sandy came ashore on the East Coast, three television networks will offer the chance to relive the experience on the same night. PBS’ “Nova” series […]

11/15/2012

Dust storm shuts down interstate in northern Okla.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate Thursday, forcing police to shut down the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout […]

10/18/2012

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