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Greek army helps remove vehicles on snow-plagued road

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek army and municipal crews removed hundreds of vehicles Wednesday that had been stranded in snow for three days along a road linking Athens to its international airport, as a...

Winter welcome: Stranded drivers freed in Istanbul, Athens

ISTANBUL (AP) — Rescue crews in Istanbul and Athens dug through snow and ice Tuesday to clear paralyzed roads and rescue people stranded overnight in their cars after snowstorms and a massive cold fro...

Coast along Virginia and the Carolinas gets snow, ice

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A layer of ice and a blanket of snow covered coastal areas stretching from South Carolina to Virginia on Saturday after a winter weather system brought colder temperatures and prec...

Ryding becomes 1st British winner in Alpine skiing World Cup

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Dave Ryding kneeled in the finish area and kissed the snow. A few meters away, his coach and ski technician cried in happiness. British ski racing had been ...

Kilde extends WCup downhill dominance with Kitzbühel win

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — When Aleksander Aamodt Kilde flipped through the photos on his phone Friday, just hours before one of the main World Cup downhills of the season, he got a dramatic reminder o...

Multiple-car crash as heavy snowfall closes Czech highway

PRAGUE (AP) — A heavy snowstorm that hit the Czech Republic caused a multiple-car crash and completely shut down one of the major highways near the capital, Prague, on Thursday. Poli...

Impoverished Lebanese, Syrians struggle to survive cold

BEIRUT (AP) — A snowstorm in the Middle East has left many Lebanese and Syrians scrambling to find ways to survive, burning old clothes, plastic and in some cases even sheep manure to keep warm as tem...

AP PHOTOS: Vaccine workers trek in Kashmir's snowy mountains

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In a Himalayan village in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir, young health worker Masrat Farid packed her bag with vaccines on a frigid morning in January as strong winds swe...

Winter storm whipping northeast US with snow, thunderstorms

NEW YORK (AP) — A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday. The storm system dropped ...

Snow, ice blast through South with powerful winter storm

ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacher...

Kansas State closes out No. 19 Texas Tech late for 62-51 win

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nijel Pack scored 14 points, Mark Smith made a key 3-pointer with just over a minute left, and Kansas State ended a four-game losing streak, beating No. 19 Texas Tech 62-51 on S...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

Jan. 8 - 14, 2022 From Russia’s Alexandra Trusova performing in the women short program during the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, to a woman's grief a...

Heavy snow in Midwest slows travel, closes scores of schools

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow spread Friday across a large swath of the Midwest, where travel conditions deteriorated and scores of schools closed or moved to online instruction. The...

Migrant drowns in swollen torrent as storms lash Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One man was swept away and drowned and a woman was missing after a group of migrants trekking through the hills of northern Greece to avoid police patrols crossed a swollen...

Climate change: Athletes flag the dangers of manmade snow

A British skier crashes through wooden fencing on a downhill corner and slams into a pole, breaking his leg. An American hits an icy patch at the bottom of a hill and crashes into a fence, breaking on...