By William Booth, The Washington Post December 12, 2013 10:40 a.m.
JERUSALEM — The pilgrims here rightly wilt in the swelter of August as they tramp from one holy site to another. They should come in winter.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press December 12, 2013 10:02 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and extending the growing season.
By Associated Press December 12, 2013 9:42 a.m.
ALBANY, Ore. — The Albany Parks and Recreation Department posted danger signs after people ventured out onto thin ice on a pond at Grand Prairie Park, including a man pushing a baby in a car seat.
By Erik Hidle December 12, 2013 7:35 a.m.
Warmer than expected temperatures greeted commuters Thursday morning, resulting in a lighter fog than feared and a reduced chance of seeing freezing rain.
By Patrick Timm December 12, 2013 6 a.m.
The sun has finally broken through the freezing fog that shrouded the region. It coated the roadways and trees early Wednesday with a layer of rime ice, creating a winter wonderland once again.