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Historic Storm Toll: Seven Feet of Snow, 12 Dead

A snowstorm that dumped up to seven feet of snow on western and upstate New York left roofs creaking and raised concerns about potential flooding.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:35:25 GMT
Where's the Snow? Not in Alaska's Largest City

One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:53:07 GMT
Battered Again: Three More Deaths Blamed on Buffalo Snow

A second band of lake-effect snow battered cities and towns near Buffalo, heaping more misery on people whose cars and even houses were buried.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:12:46 GMT
Snow Emergency in Buffalo Cuts Off Entire Neighborhoods

Nearly 135 miles of thruway are closed, travel is banned in some areas and snow-covered roofs are now at risk of collapse.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:10:36 GMT
Warmest Year Ever? Three More Records Fall in 2014

Even if it's freezing in your personal universe, Earth as a whole just broke three "warmest" records and 2014 is likely to be the toastiest on record.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:12:09 GMT
California Sees 'Abysmal Start' to Its Water Year

It's the time of the year when Californians can expect the most precipitation, but there's been only light to moderate rainfall since Oct. 1.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:38:23 GMT
The Week in Pictures

A whale of an effort in Nicaragua, blizzard buries Buffalo, Jerusalem mourns slain rabbis, smoke rings in Syria and more.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:19:24 GMT
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:19:09 GMT
Buffalo Gets Battered Again: More Snow Is Expected

Authorities confirmed three more deaths blamed on the storm.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:16:19 GMT
Holt: 'Everything is White Down There'

NBC's Lester Holt flying above Buffalo, New York, shows viewers how the huge snowfall has shutdown the city, streets and even Ralph Wilson stadium, which is scheduled to host an NFL game.

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:15:29 GMT
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