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Italy Avalanche Death Toll Rises to 16 as Helicopter Crash Adds to Region’s Pain

The toll from an avalanche that swamped an Italian mountain hotel rose to 16 dead and 13 missing Tuesday as a nearby helicopter crash claimed the lives of six people and dealt another blow to a region reeling from earthquakes and the heaviest snowfall in decades. (more…)

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Up to 30 People Feared Dead as Avalanche Buries Italian Ski Hotel After 4 Earthquakes Hit the Region

Up to 30 people are feared dead after an Italian ski hotel was buried by an avalanche during a series of earthquakes. (more…)

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1 Dead After Series of Strong Earthquakes Hit Central Italy

A series of strong earthquakes hit snowbound central Italy on Wednesday, a region devastated by deadly tremors last year, killing one man and forcing schools and rail links to close. (more…)

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Winter Storms to Send Snow Across South and West U.S.

A pair of winter storms will deliver snow across the South from Thursday through Saturday, while another storm is poised to pound California with drenching rain and several feet of snow over the weekend. (more…)

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Mysterious ‘Crater’ in Antarctica Is the Result of Ice Melt

A “crater” in Antarctica once thought to be the work of a meteorite impact is actually the result of ice melt, new research finds. (more…)

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Michael B. Jordan Launches Production Company, Inks Exclusive Film & TV Pact With Skydance Media, Sets First Project

Actor Michael B. Jordan is adding executive producer to his résumé. (more…)

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At Least 600,000 People Affected by Floods in North Korea

At least 600,000 people in North Korea have been affected by heavy flooding that damaged or destroyed 30,000 homes, the Red Cross said, calling for urgent humanitarian aid ahead of the winter. (more…)

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Crash Involving 29 Vehicles Shuts Down I-74 in Indiana; 13-Vehicle Pileup Shuts Down I-70

Heavy snowfall contributed to pileups involving dozens of vehicles and shutdown two major highways in Indiana, State Police said Tuesday afternoon. Authorities said they were working to remove the vehicles and clean up the roadways. (more…)

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Tens of Thousands of People Left Without Power for Nearly a Week in Washington State Brace for Snowfall and Thanksgiving in the Dark

Tens of thousands of people who have been shivering for nearly a week without power after deadly storms swept through Washington state were bracing for snowfall Monday and the possibility of preparing Thanksgiving dinner in the dark. (more…)

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