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East Coast Heat Wave Bears Down on Millions of Powerless Residents
A record heat wave is bearing down on nearly 1.8 million people from North Carolina to New Jersey who are sitting in the dark after a storm ripped through the East Coast knocking out power last week. More than 3 million people lost power to Friday's freak storm and officials fear the death tool,
Possible Hillary Clinton VP Pick Under Scrutiny for Past Gifts
During the eight years in which Sen. Tim Kaine served as the lieutenant governor and governor of Virginia, he disclosed that he accepted more than $160,000 worth of gifts. The gifts, which were legal and mostly travel to and from political events, could now come under a harsher spotlight now that
Rare 'Derecho' Storm Ravaged Washington Area
The system of thunderstorms that ravaged the Washington , D.C., area over the weekend, leaving 1.2 million homes without power and killing at least five people, was not only destructive — it was also rare. Known as a derecho, the string of storms combined intense lightning and rain with
Va. Gov. Skips High-Dollar Romney Fundraiser Because of Va. Tech Shooting
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is no longer dropping by a Mitt Romney fundraiser this afternoon after two people were shot and killed on the Virginia Tech campus. A spokesman for McDonnell told ABC News that the governor would remain in the office throughout the evening...
Regulators Calls for Further Investigation at Earthquake-Affected Plant in Virginia
Nuclear Regulatory Commission calls for further investigation at quake affected plant, but says "no significant damage" found so far.
East Coast Quake: Nuclear Reactors Taken Offline
Two nuclear reactors were automatically taken offline when a significant earthquake rocked the eastern seaboard today, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission official said. The pair of reactors at the North Anna Power Station are located in Louisa County, Virginia, approximately five miles from the
Earthquake Listed at 5.8 Rattles East Coast From Virginia to New Hampshire
The largest East Coast quake in memory rattled nerves and buildings from Martha's Vineyard to to North Carolina, prompted the evacuation of Congressional buildings, slowed rail and air traffic, and forced two nuclear reactors offline. The earthquake, estimated to be a 5.8 magnitude, sent people
March's Fierce Snowstorm Winds Down
For most residents along the eastern seaboard who battled a fierce storm today with record snowfall, gusting winds, deadly roads and widespread power outages, the worst is over, according to forecasters. The massive snowstorm that barreled across the northeast and southern states will give way to
March Roars In With Brutal Snowstorm
From widespread power outages in the South to deadly car accidents in the Northeast and record snowfall in between, the massive nor'easter that is beating down on the Eastern Seaboard is slated to be the biggest of the season , according to forecasters. "This is like a classic winter storm,"