In this March 9, 2018 image taken from video, Marco Tedesco head researcher of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory observes snowflakes on a metal card used to measure flakes in Phoenicia, N.Y. Researchers at Columbia University are visiting New York’s Catskill Mountains this winter to study details about how snowflakes fall and how they evolve once they settle on the ground. (AP Photo/Michael Hill)
March 16, 2018 - 1:20 am
HIGHMOUNT, N.Y. (AP) — Capturing snowflakes isn't as easy as sticking out your tongue. At least not when you're trying to capture them for scientific study, which involves isolating the tiniest of crystals on a metal card printed with grid lines and quickly placing them under a microscope to be...
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In this March 13, 2018 photo, 93-year-old World War II veteran Antonio Morales rests in a single-story concrete home with no running water, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Morales is one of thousands still waiting for water and power as the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Maria approaches. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
March 16, 2018 - 12:07 am
COROZAL, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in this plantain farming town high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, leaving tens of thousands of people without power or running water. Desperate, residents of the town's Barrio Mana neighborhood asked federal officials...
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File- This Dec. 19, 2009, file photo shows New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walking on the field before the NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans. Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints their only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson, who has also owned the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, was 90. The NFL and NBA teams announced Benson’s death on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer and longtime owner of the New Orleans Saints who brought the franchise its only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson also owned the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, but the 90-year-old made his mark in pro sports...
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In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 photo, David Hales reflects on his ordeal from a hospital bed in Heber City, Utah. Hales, a snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in freezing temperatures in the Utah wilderness without food or water said he didn't think he would survive. Hales said that he trekked about seven miles on his hands and knees before he was rescued Tuesday, the Deseret News reports. (Mark Wetzel/The Deseret News via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 8:49 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A snowmobiler who spent four nights alone in freezing temperatures in the Utah wilderness without food or water said he didn't think he would survive. David Hales said Wednesday from a hospital in Heber City that he trekked about 7 miles (11 kilometers) on his hands and knees...
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Al Gambale clears snow on Cottage Street in Boston, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The Boston area was hit with it's third nor'easter of the month on Tuesday, a storm that brought powerful gusts of wind and over a foot of snow. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 14, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The scrape of snow shovels and the drone of snowblowers filled the New England air on Wednesday as the region cleaned up from a storm that left 2 feet of snow in some places and tens of thousands without power. More than 150,000 customers in Massachusetts and another 20,000 in Maine...
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March 14, 2018 - 6:49 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jeffrey French, University of Wyoming and Sarah Tessendorf, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (THE CONVERSATION) Water is a valuable resource that affects nearly all...
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People push a stranded taxi during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Boston. The third major nor’easter in two weeks slammed New England on Tuesday, bringing blizzard conditions and more than a foot of snow to some communities. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 13, 2018 - 9:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The third powerful nor'easter in two weeks slammed the Northeast on Tuesday, bringing blizzard conditions and 2 feet of snow to some communities and knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses. High winds and blowing snow led meteorologists to categorize the storm...
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A resident cleans the snow off a vehicle as another winter storm continues to dump more snow throughout the area in Hazleton, Pa., Tuesday, March 13, 2018 The third major nor'easter in two weeks is starting to slam the storm-battered Northeast with more snow and high winds expected in some areas. (Ellen F. O'Connell/Hazelton Standard-Speaker via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 9:44 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Amtrak says it will restore most service between Boston and New York City on Wednesday as the Northeast digs out from the third powerful nor'easter in two weeks. The railroad...
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March 13, 2018 - 6:39 am
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Back-to-back winter storms hitting New Jersey have helped uncover famed abandoned train tracks confined to a remote stretch of a beach in Cape May County. The famed "ghost tracks" at Higbee Beach have drawn a number of visitors and photographers since their re-emergence...
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Military forces work on a van in Winterslow, England, Monday, March 12, 2018, as investigations continue into the nerve-agent poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, in Salisbury, England, on Sunday March 4,2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to update lawmakers Monday on the nerve-agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 12, 2018 - 6:18 pm
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