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Venezuela Blackout Leaves Much Of The Country In The Dark, Again
Authorities blamed an “electromagnetic attack” on a series of dams located in southern Venezuela for the latest power outage.
'Dangerous Heat Wave' Hits Much Of East, Central U.S.
By Jennife Peltz, AP
Many places facing excessive heat this weekend have no air conditioning, with cities opening shelters for people to cool off.
A Massive Blackout Hit Manhattan And New York Did Its Thing
A power shortage forced thousands of people into the streets of Manhattan. Then the singing began.
Massive Blackout Hits More Than 44 Million In South America
By Paul Byrne and Luis Andres Henao, AP
Electricity is almost fully restored as of Sunday evening to Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, after what one leader called an "unprecedented" power failure.
Colorado's 'Bomb Cyclone' Storm Barrels Toward Midwest
By Dan Elliott and Bob Moen, AP
The blizzard has already caused widespread power outages and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.
California Braces For Wildfires With Forced Power Outages
About 60,000 people in Northern California have been without power since Sunday night.
Power Was Finally Restored To Almost All Of Puerto Rico. Then Another Outage Struck.
The island's electric provider said Monday that only 25 customers remained without power.
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Damn You, Autocorrect! 'Baboon' Knocks Out Phoenix Power Grid
"Those crazy Arizona baboons..."
Roller Coaster Riders Stuck In 90-Degree Heat During Power Outage At Theme Park
The outage at Cedar Point was caused by a traffic accident.
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Power Outage Triggers 'Extreme Zombie Activity' Alert In Florida City
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Puerto Rico Hit By Islandwide Blackout
This is the second time in less than a week that a major power outage has affected the U.S. territory.
HOME & LIVING
Of Mice and Mylar
Editor, Seaside Signal and Cannon Beach; South County reporter...
Last Sunday, we saw the first of the elk entering our property.
Powerless at Dulles Airport
Additionally, airport fire and police personnel were dispatched to staff the Terminals to assist any passengers by literally
Scattered Power Outages Affect White House, Capitol, State Department
By Reuters, Reuters
Power company Pepco was not immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu and Lisa Lambert; Editing by Emily
FOOD & DRINK
Everything You Need To Know About Cooking During A Storm
When the power goes out, here's what to do.
Widespread Power Outage Strikes Detroit
Massive Michigan Power Outage Reveals Some People's Dark Side
Author, Reviewer, Blogger
In case you missed it somehow, half a million people in Michigan lost power this past week after a horrendous ice storm. Not only was it the Christmas season, but this was after 300,000 had lost power less than two months ago in another storm.
The Nation's Electric Grid: Looking Back at 2003 and How Far We've Come
Assistant Secretary, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of...
We are a nation with a history of looking at what needs to be done, learning from our experiences, and then taking action. We must -- and we will -- continue doing what needs to be done so that our nation is prepared to meet these evolving challenges.
The 2003 Northeast Blackout, 10 Years Later (PHOTOS)
Brooklyn residents eat by candlelight August 14, 2003 in a Brooklyn restaurant during the power outage. (Photo by Robert
Life Without TV?
Founder, EqualShot; Faculty, Columbia University
As the long hours slipped by, something hopeful started to happen -- the urge for community began to overtake the feelings of despair. Neighbors in our apartment building propped open their doors and met in the pitch-black hallway. The kids entertained themselves.
Stages of Grief: Storm Edition
Lisa Endlich Heffernan
Author, Grown and Flown
We now recognize obsession as one of the classic and final stages of grief (storm-wise) as we try to will the Con Edison trucks to head to our neighborhoods.
Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?
Ex-Army LGBT Rights Activist living in New York City for the l...
While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.
HOME & LIVING
10 Life Lessons I Learned From Hurricane Sandy
On Assignment For HuffPost
There's only a fine line separating us from the 1920s, and that's our power grid.
Hurricane Sandy Power Outages: Why It Takes Con Edison Days To Get The Lights Back On
Storm damage to transformer wires can prevent the machines from detecting spikes in electricity coming from the transmission
Hurricane Sandy Power Outage Map: Millions Without Electricity On East Coast (INFOGRAPHIC)
Visit our Live Blog for continuous updates on Hurricane Sandy. If you live on the East Coast and haven't looked at a hurricane
Power Outage Food Safety: What To Toss And What To Keep
Not sure what to chuck? Check here.
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