A “multi-hazard” storm that already wrought havoc on the West Coast turned into a large winter storm system as it moved across the country.
In the fight against climate change, national goals are facing local resistance. One county scheduled 19 nights of meetings to debate one wind farm.
A tornado killed a person west of New Orleans on Wednesday. The day before, a woman and her son were killed in northwestern Louisiana after a tornado destroyed their home, following scattered tornadoes.
The Democrats are doing almost exactly what he said they should to save their political fortunes in the Midwest. But is it enough to win Ohio?
A line of storms produced wind gusts from 60 to 80 miles per hour in some areas and knocked out power to more than 630,000 customers in Michigan.
It will be weird with these California schools in my conference, but I welcome the new rivalries.
Meteorologists recorded winds of up to 99 miles per hour in parts of the state, with minor damage reported.
Nearly a third of the U.S. population was under an extreme heat warning, with high temperatures breaking daily records in multiple cities on Wednesday. Heat indexes were expected to reach 110 degrees in some regions.
Mr. Ryan, the Ohio Democrat running for Senate, has been listening to white working-class voters. Whether they are listening to him and the Democratic Party is the question.
In “Born of Lakes and Plains,” Anne F. Hyde draws attention to the roles that intermarriage played in the development of the American West.
Heavy snow and ice were expected across a wide swath of the country. At least three governors had declared states of emergency.
Hospitalizations across the country have increased 20 percent in two weeks, taxing already exhausted health care workers as the United States confronts a new variant.
Hundreds of thousands of customers were without electricity after a powerful storm system swept across the central U.S. At least one death was reported.
Cases are rising again in parts of the country, but more people are traveling, and health officials have largely stopped telling people to skip celebrations.
Weak storms could cause flight delays in some parts of the country but forecasters do not expect any major disruptions.
The party’s struggles in communities that saw declines in manufacturing and union jobs, and health care, could more than offset its gains in metropolitan areas.
I’m jealous of all of you whose skies will soon be blurred by wings and whose trees will be filled with song.
A selection of our episodes that tell the personal stories of the pandemic — the losses, the small comforts and the sacrifices.
Power outages, natural gas shortages and icy conditions made it hard for automakers, retailers and delivery carriers to operate across much of the South and Midwest.
On a holiday when health experts admonished people not to travel, the weather brought its own hazards across much of the country.
Forecasters predict blizzards in the Midwest. Freezing temperatures in the South. Flooding and power outages in the Northeast. And maybe tornadoes in Florida.
As the coronavirus surged anew, the authorities on either side of the Atlantic took profoundly different approaches.
Visitors can tour the beloved painter’s recreated studio and take Bob Ross master classes, in the city where “The Joy of Painting” was filmed.
Surprise victories in the Midwest catapulted President Trump to victory four years ago, and the region again looms as the critical battleground. Both candidates are focusing on it in the final days.
A photographer visited neighborhoods in Midwest battlegrounds to see how politics have intruded on tranquillity.
In response to the coronavirus, the conference first said no to fall football on its campuses. Then, after being pulled in different directions by players, politicians and others, the league reversed course.
At least 73 countries are seeing surges in newly detected cases, and in regions where cold weather is approaching, worries are mounting.
This Midwestern staple has grown ever more popular in the pandemic, bringing farmers and diners together in a socially distanced summer destination.
Devastating windstorms just before harvest were the last thing that Iowa farmers needed.
Residents in Iowa, Illinois and surrounding states were still without electricity days after Monday’s storms brought hurricane-force winds.
People of color who craft are done being overlooked as customers and designers.
States like Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin are riding a frustrating seesaw during the pandemic, with new coronavirus cases rising again after apparent progress.
The C.D.C. urged consumers in eight states to avoid four different salad kits produced by Fresh Express.
As the administration sends up to $16 billion in additional subsidies, critics are concerned that the funds could be used to ensure that the president maintains the backing of one of his key voting blocs.
The Democratic nominee needs someone to energize the party’s coalition and balance the ticket.
Coronavirus outbreaks at meatpacking plants have created a backlog of animals ready for slaughter but with nowhere to go. Farmers are having to cull them.
The actions Republican and Democratic governors have taken have been done to protect families from the spread of the coronavirus.
The guidelines released by the president effectively mean that any restoration of American society will take place on a patchwork basis.
Most available evidence points in the direction of a popular vote and Electoral College victory.