Hurricane Fiona reaches Category 4 as it moves north, leaving disaster-stricken areas on slow road to recovery

Water is the top concern for residents like Carlos Vega, whose town of Cayey in the mountains of east-central Puerto Rico faced not only utility outages but also partially collapsed roads — an effect of the major flooding and more than 2 feet of rain that parts of Puerto Rico were hit with. “(Being without) … Read more

Hurricane Fiona news are forecast

Residents affected by Hurricane Fiona rest at a storm shelter in Salinas, Puerto Rico on Monday. (Stephanie Rojas/AP) Dealing with catastrophic flooding, mudslides and widespread power outages, some people in Puerto Rico are comparing the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona to Hurricane Maria — the devastating storm that hit the island almost exactly five years ago. … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week

CNN — As Mississippi’s capital faces a third day without reliable water service Wednesday – pushing some residents to stand in long lines for bottled water and keeping schools and businesses closed – the mayor says he hopes water service can be restored this week. The problem came to a head Monday, when river flooding … Read more

Noreaster bomb cyclone: Northeast faces heavy snow and blizzard conditions this weekend, but models are still unclear on how bad it will be

Forecasters predict eastern Massachusetts, including Boston, and Rhode Island will see 8 to 16 inches of snow, combined with wind gusts up to 60 mph. More than 5 million people in the region will be under a winter storm watch Friday night through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The storm is expected … Read more

BitMart still owes victims of $200 million hack

Sarayut Thaneerat | Moment | fake images Victims of the $ 200 million BitMart hack say it’s been five weeks since the crypto exchange promised to return their money, but many have yet to see a penny. “I’m not one to complain and complain a lot,” said Paul DeLong, a business owner in Austin. “BitMart, … Read more

Snow, Rain, Brings Flood Concerns to Pacific Northwest | Washington News

SEATTLE (AP) – The latest storm to hit the Pacific Northwest brought flood warnings, the closure of a major mountain pass, school closings and icy roads Thursday. Interstate 90 over the Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state’s Cascade Mountains was closed Thursday due to high avalanche danger, zero visibility and drift-blowing snow. Stevens Pass on US … Read more

I-95 Virginia: Motorists stranded for hours after winter storm causes havoc and leaves more than 400,000 without power

“I wish we had a schedule, an estimated arrival time, or an informed guess on when travel will resume on I-95,” said the The Virginia Department of Transportation said on Twitter, describing the situation as frustrating and terrifying. Motorists expressed their anger on social media as they sat in vehicles, unable to move and worried … Read more

The first snow of winter is coming for parts of the US South and Mid-Atlantic

Winter weather alerts are in place from East Texas through Tennessee and into the Mid-Atlantic. In parts of Texas and Louisiana, a mix of light freezing rain, sleet and snow could lead to a trail of ice build-up and a light varnish, mostly on elevated surfaces, through Sunday morning. Parts of northern Alabama, northern Georgia, … Read more

‘Winnie The Pooh’ and more: 22 notable creative pieces head to public domain in 2022

A first American edition of Winnie the Pooh signed by author AA Milne and illustrator EH Shepard is shown in London on December 15, 2008. “Winnie the Pooh” and “The Sun Also Rises” are released. AA Milne’s children’s book and Ernest Hemingway’s novel are among the 1926 works whose copyright expires on January 1, 2022, … Read more