Louisiana declares a state of emergency amid widespread flooding.
Islamic militants killed 20 people inside a cafe popular with foreigners.
Scientists at the Florida Institute of Technology filmed lightning at 7,000 frames per second.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi wants to replace some ministers with technocrats in order to combat corruption.
The United Biscuits factory in Carlisle was been closed by flooding since December.
Washington has 2,600 snow-shoveling volunteers.
This week was not the first time the governor was faced with the decision to continue with his personal plans out of state or return home.
The 735-foot cargo ship was en route to San Juan, Puerto Rico, from Jacksonville, Florida.
The storm is expected to head toward the U.S. East Coast over the weekend.
Obama compared the recovery of New Orleans after Katrina to America's ongoing recovery from the recession of 2007.
Unfortunate timing meant key officials were overseas just as Cyclone Pam hit.
Hundreds sledded down Capitol Hill Thursday in defiance of a post-9/11 ban, but police seemed content to let the 'protesters' have their fun.
The government vowed safety improvements after dozens die last year, but tour operators say the measures aren't enough.
A blizzard can be an opportunity for an enterprising politician, and de Blasio needs to turn this into an opportunity.
San Francisco is drenched, and social media is inundated with storm references.
The massive snowfall, combined with forecasts of rain, raised fears that the roofs of homes and businesses could collapse under the weight.
Climbing veterans, trekking organizations, and government talk safety as casualties near the popular trail climb and dozens more are rescued