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Women's cross-country 7.5/7.5km skiathlon medalists from left Norway's Marit Bjoergen, silver, Sweden's Charlotte Kalla, gold, and Finland's Krista Parmakoski, bronze, pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 10, 2018 - 6:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Charlotte Kalla won the gold and Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history. In the first medal event of the Pyeongchang Games, Kalla won the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon by more than seven seconds on Saturday. "It feels very good to be ahead of Marit," the Swede said. "...
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Will Monk, 8, plays with his dog Zoey, a 2 year-old goldendoodle, in his backyard in Barrington, Ill., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. The upper Midwest is preparing for a wintry blast as a winter storm is expected across the region, with forecasters saying up to a foot of snow is expected in some areas.(Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 3:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of children in the Midwest got a rare snow day off school Friday as a winter storm moved through the Great Lakes region, dumping nearly a foot of the white powder in some places with more on the way. Midwest residents often boast that they are well prepared for winter...
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This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 1:41 pm
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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Jennifer Lopez performs at the Directv Super Saturday Night at The Armory on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
February 04, 2018 - 7:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jennifer Lopez raised money for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico, celebrated an anniversary with beau Alex Rodriguez and covered Prince songs at a pre-Super Bowl concert in Minneapolis. Lopez headlined the DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night concert at Nomadic Live at The...
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Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, for the Department of Water Resources, checks the snowpack depth as Courtney Obergfell, left, and Michelle Mead, center, both of the National Weather Service, look on during the second snow survey of the season Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, near Echo Summit, Calif. The snow survey showed the snow pack at this location at 13.6 inches of deep with a water content of 2.6 inches. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
February 01, 2018 - 8:42 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — California's brief escape from severe drought ended Thursday after scientists declared more than 40 percent of the state in moderate drought and water officials confirmed lower-than-normal snowpack in the Sierra Nevada. Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties...
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January 31, 2018 - 6:19 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — As advocates prepare efforts register hurricane-displaced Puerto Ricans to vote in the U.S. mainland, the chief elections officer in Connecticut is putting the weight of her office behind drives to sign up as many eligible newcomers as possible. Residents of the Caribbean...
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January 30, 2018 - 5:59 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Snow is falling across Pennsylvania and that's causing some schools to delay opening or close for the day. Motorists are asked to urge caution, especially on roads that have not been treated. Temperatures in the western part of the state remain below freezing. Elsewhere, snow is...
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The banks of river Seine are flooded in Paris, France, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 29, 2018 - 12:50 pm
PARIS (AP) — Floodwaters reached a peak in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River as it winds through Normandy toward the English Channel. Rivers swollen by France's heaviest rains in 50 years have engulfed romantic quays in Paris, swallowed up...
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Jacob Lerma looks at the bare studs inside his home, which was damaged by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Friendswood, Texas. Five months after Hurricane Harvey damaged thousands of houses in Texas, financial difficulties many homeowners still face as they work to rebuild has created a spike in missed mortgage payments. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 27, 2018 - 10:56 am
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas (AP) — As Jacob Lerma surveyed the skeletal beams of his suburban Houston home that was flooded during Hurricane Harvey, he kept muttering three words as he wondered if his family would ever be able to move back in: "I don't know." Like many Texans whose homes were flooded during...
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The banks of river Seine are flooded in Paris, France, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. The Paris region has been deeply affected by the floods that hit the country over the past week, but in Paris, it was business as usual. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 27, 2018 - 6:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Floodwaters are nearing their peak in Paris, with the rain-swollen Seine River engulfing scenic quays and threatening wine cellars and museum basements. Unusually heavy rains have engorged the Seine and other rivers in the region, forcing a halt to all boat traffic in Paris, including...
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