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Beijing winter

Winter off to a frigid start in Beijing

Autumn officially may still have several weeks left on the calendar, but Beijing residents feel like they've been thrown into the depths of winter.

Illinois gets several inches of snow

Midwest socked by winter storm

Swaths of the Midwest got a healthy dose of winter Saturday with up to 17 inches of snow hitting metropolitan Chicago, officials said.

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Report: 'Two degree warming' limit gets closer

Looks like Earth is already halfway to the danger zone.

Less than two weeks before a crucial global climate summit in Paris kicks off, NOAA, NASA and other global temperature monitors released data showing that the planet is halfway to two degrees of ...

Spokane trees down

Violent weather kills 3 in Washington state

Classes in Spokane, Washington, were canceled Wednesday after severe weather downed trees and left widespread power outages.

At least three people were killed when strong thunderstorms with heavy winds pummeled the Pacific Coast on Tuesday afternoon.


Japanese islands hit with magnitude 7 earthquake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck northwest of Japan's Ryukyu Islands on Friday.

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'November Witch' storm brings high winds to Great Lakes, Midwest

A powerful, low-pressure system known as a "November Witch" storm is spreading high winds through the Plains, Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley.

Main in the rain

Homeless river dwellers warned of the coming storm

The middle-aged man and woman stand outside their "home," a collection of tarps strung together and shoehorned against a concrete wall under a freeway.

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Report: Climate change could create extreme poverty

Rising sea levels from unchecked carbon emissions could drive more than 100 million people into extreme poverty and submerge the homes of over half a billion, two new reports say.

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Unusual clouds in Cape Town skies

If the lights seen on Saturday night in Los Angeles weren't enough, another brilliant show was seen in the skies above Cape Town, South Africa the next day.

Tropical Storm Kate

Tropical Storm Kate forms near Bahamas

Tropical Storm Kate has formed near the Central Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm, which is moving northwest at 15 mph, is expected to turn east on Monday.

According to the hurricane center, Kate had maximum sustained win...

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The Sunday Snap - Cold air coming

Some of the coldest air since March marches in late this weekend, with a few flurries possible.


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