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CULTURE & ARTS
15 Amazing Photos You Missed This Week
A perfect New York City moonrise, an epic beard and a giant Buddha round out this week's top images.
Several People Killed As Powerful Storms, Tornadoes Slam Central U.S.
At least three people died in a tornado in Golden City, Missouri, on Wednesday. Extreme weather has also threatened parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois.
Cyclone Fani Slams Into Eastern India With 124 MPH Winds
The storm has brought down trees and power lines and “extensively” damaged the tourist town of Puri.
Severe Weather Across The South Kills At Least 8
″It could have been much worse,” Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said in a news conference.
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'It’s Like A War Zone Out Here': Images Of Those Left Behind After Deadly Alabama Tornado
By On Assignment For HuffPost, Seth Herald
The media coverage is gone, but people still have to rebuild.
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California Is Drought-Free For The First Time In 7 Years
A wet winter has lifted the state out of the drought that's persisted since 2011.
Donald Trump Signs Bibles At Alabama Baptist Church, Twitter Users Throw The Book At Him
"Don't you just know those books are gonna burst into flames someday?" asked one snarky commenter.
Aftermath: Alabama's Tornado Dead Range In Age From 6 To 89
By Kim Chandler and Jay Reeves, AP
The 23 people killed in the nation’s deadliest tornado in nearly six years came into focus Tuesday.
National Weather Service: Alabama Tornado Deadliest In U.S. Since 2013
Meteorologists on Monday gave the deadly Lee County tornado an EF4 classification, saying the Sunday twister had wind speeds of about 170 mph.
Tornadoes Kill More Than 20 In Alabama
Officials say the death toll is expected to rise as rescuers continue to search for survivors.
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These Photos Show The Power Of Deadly Alabama Tornadoes
Over 20 people were killed, and the death toll is expected to rise.
At Least 23 Dead After Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Deep South
The death toll is expected to rise, an Alabama sheriff said.
Gov. Jay Inslee Joins 2020 Presidential Race, Promising To Tackle Climate Change
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) has decided to make a long-shot bid for the White House in 2020, and he’s campaigning on a platform to combat climate change.
Watch As Lake Erie Sends A Massive 40-Foot 'Ice Tsunami' Crashing Ashore
The ice shove shut down a parkway and started to "bulldoze trees and street lamps."
Protesters Rally Into The Night For Brooklyn Inmates In Freezing Jail Cells
City officials are demanding answers as inmates and workers at the Metropolitan Detention Center remain with limited power.
'Harrowing' Video Shows Brooklyn Inmates In Freezing Jail Cells Begging For Help
Haunting videos of the Metropolitan Detention Center record sound of inmates banging on the walls and windows for help.
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Extreme Weather Is Already Breaking Records Around The World In 2019
Temperatures dipped to -38 degrees in Minnesota as Australia battled a heat wave that topped 115 degrees.
Chicago Zookeepers Brace For The Cold
Zoos are trying to protect their animals as a polar vortex hits the U.S.
How Chicago Zookeepers Are Protecting Animals From The Polar Vortex
Zoos are frantically trying to protect their animals as freezing weather sweeps across the Midwest.
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Police ‘Cancel’ Crime As Polar Vortex Freezes The Midwest
"Due to the EXTREME COLD weather, all criminal activity and acts of stupidity and foolishness has been canceled."
Midwest, Northeast Brace For 'Deadly' Subzero Freeze
By By Ivan Moreno, AP
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55F degrees, which the National Weather Service called “possibly life-threatening.”
STYLE & BEAUTY
Winter Style Inspiration From Canadians, Because Who’s Better?
Puffer coats, plaid and toques — aka beanies — are winter staples for these folks.
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In A Possible U.S. First, No Violent Tornadoes Touched Down In 2018
The U.S. is also on track to have the fewest tornado-related deaths in any year since record keeping began.
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Avoid Ocean 'Or Risk Certain Death,' California Officials Warn Over Massive Waves
The rogue weather has prompted advisories along the entire West Coast.
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COMMUTE FROM HELL: Snowstorm Cripples NYC Area With 10-Hour Traffic Nightmare
Roads came to a standstill, mass transit was crippled and ride-hailing prices skyrocketed.
Here’s How Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom Plans To Fight California’s Wildfire Crisis
California's next governor has his work cut out for him tackling the state's wildfire crisis.
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