The sun rises over Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. The World Climate Conference with 25 000 people participating starts on Monday in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
November 06, 2017 - 6:24 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s weather and climate agency says 2017 is set to become the hottest year on record aside from those impacted by the El Nino phenomenon. The World Meteorological Organization says this year is already on track to be one of the three hottest years of all time, after 2015 and...
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November 05, 2017 - 11:16 pm
CELINA, Ohio (AP) — At least eight people have been injured after a possible tornado tore through a small Ohio city. Mercer County officials say six people were hurt at a restaurant in Celina (suh-LEYE'-nuh) that was damaged on Sunday during the severe weather. One person was hurt at another...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Warren Buffett attends the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala at Pier Sixty in New York. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. reports earnings Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 6:48 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said Friday that its third-quarter profit fell 43 percent because of a $1.4 billion insurance underwriting loss from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and earthquakes in Mexico. The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate owns Geico and several...
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In this Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, photo, a potential job candidate takes a flyer from a human resources representative at a Target store in Dallas. The U.S. government issues the October jobs report, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
November 03, 2017 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a solid 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce-back from the hurricanes that slammed the Southeast in September. The unemployment rate declined to 4.1 percent, the lowest in nearly 17 years, from 4.2 percent in September, the Labor Department said Friday. But the...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello shake hands at a news conference, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in New York. Cuomo announced that the state will be sending personnel and trucks to aid in the reconstruction of Puerto Rico's electrical grid. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 02, 2017 - 8:58 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Officials in the U.S. and Puerto Rico gave differing views Thursday on when power will be fully restored to the U.S. territory after Hurricane Maria hit as a Category 4 storm more than a month ago. Ricardo Ramos, director of the state-owned power company, said the...
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This Sept. 16, 2017 photo provided by Brianne Bueno shows the home of Beatrice and Dominique Gerard, which was damaged by flooding during Hurricane Harvey In Angleton, Texas. Bueno, Gerards' granddaughter, helped organize a raffle on Facebook in which her family gave away two World Series tickets they had bought in order to raise money to help repair the Gerard's home. The fundraising effort which collected about $10,000, was one example of the economic boost the Astros' run to a World Series championship provided to local families and businesses in the wake of Harvey. (Brianne Bueno via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 7:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros' victorious World Series run has not only given an emotional boost to a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. It has provided an economic lift as well. And for one Houston family, the journey to a championship provided them with a way to financially help...
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Canadian lineman Noah Clowater holds a bilingual stop sign while directing traffic while his coworkers restore power, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Yarmouth, Maine. The New Brunswick, Canada, crew were among the hundreds of line and tree workers from as far away as Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia that have come to Maine following Monday's storm that knocked out power to nearly two-thirds of the state. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 02, 2017 - 11:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than 100,000 homes and businesses remained without electricity for a fifth day Thursday after a powerful storm blew down thousands of trees, toppled power lines and left more than half of Maine's residents in the dark. But there was a silver lining: There have been no...
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Julia Acord, 11, left, and Abigail Ferguson, 12, photograph a sign that announces the postponement of Halloween activities in Brunswick, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. The town postponed its annual Halloween parade and trick-or-treating due to cleanup from Monday's severe storm that left two-thirds of the state without power. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 6:48 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a powerful storm that cut power to more than 1.5 million customers in the Northeast (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has ordered a review of National Grid's response in the state to a storm that knocked out power to tens of thousands...
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A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, one day after a severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 01, 2017 - 1:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions, recent rainfall and an unusual storm path in Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week, officials said. The storm cut power to nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses in the...
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San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, speaks during a House Democratic Leaders news conference with Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. Cruz, who has tangled with President Donald Trump about the federal response, suggested the White House did not want to hear her criticism. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 01, 2017 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Wednesday questioned why Republicans abruptly postponed a House hearing where she was scheduled to testify about the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico. Cruz, who has tangled with President Donald Trump about the federal...
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