We found winter! The New Year will kick off with a blast of cold, arctic air charging across the Midwest, South and Northeast. For some cities, this air mass will be the coldest so far this season.
Although temperatures Monday and Tuesday will sink below average, it could be much worse. After all, we are entering what is typically the coldest time of year. That said, after what has been a mostly [...]
Occupy Alaska protestors keep vigil despite the cold Wed, Nov 23 2011
By Yereth Rosen
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Forget pepper spray. anti-Wall Street demonstrators in Alaska have a different challenge — bitter cold that tests their commitment to around-the-clock protests.
Groups backing the nationwide Occupy movement are protesting in Anchorage and Fairbanks, often defying sub-zero temperatures and the risk of frostbite to protest against economic inequality and excesses of the financial system.
The United Nations refugee agency says over the past 10 days, more than 140,000 people have fled to Egypt and Tunisia from Libya.Â The UNHCR says tens of thousands of people are stuck at the borders and in urgent need of help.
The U.N. refugee agency says the situation at the Libya-Tunisia border is chaotic. It says 14,000 people crossed the border Monday, the highest number [...]