Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatur...

Less snow prompts push to lengthen Grand Canyon visit season

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — With snowfall dwindling at the Grand Canyon's North Rim, tourism promoters see an opportunity to stretch out the visiting season at the less popular side of the canyon so more ...

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms swept the...

Paris Fashion Week menswear shows kick off

PARIS (AP) — Fashion editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried "Bonjour Paris" Wednesday as the first full day of menswear fashion shows kicked off in the French capital. Edg...

When lava flows, a Hawaiian goddess' name is invoked

HONOLULU (AP) — In rural Hawaii neighborhoods where lava from Kilauea volcano has burned down or threatened to consume the homes, a name often comes up: Pele (peh-leh). "You can't re...

Record flooding expected in Montana river

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Western Montana's Clark Fork River reached major flood stage Thursday for only the sixth time since measurements have been taken, threatening additional homes after authorities ...

Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories roil DC city government

WASHINGTON (AP) — A spiraling controversy over anti-Semitic comments and conspiracy theories has roiled the city government, seemingly getting worse with every public attempt to ease the tensions. ...

Motorist trapped by floodwaters calls rescue 'a miracle'

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was saved by passing motorists as her vehicle sank in floodwaters off a rural Montana highway said Friday that her rescuers' heroics were a miracle. ...

Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A passing motorist rescued a woman trapped on top of a vehicle nearly submerged by the frigid floodwaters that have covered roads and threatened homes and farms across northe...

Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much...

The Latest: Michigan braces for another day of snow and ice

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on spring storm that dumped heavy snow on Upper Midwest, Plains states (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A storm system blowing through th...

Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Minneapolis as a deadly storm system sweeps across the central U.S., bringing heavy snowfall, powerful winds and rain to several states. ...

Cubs delay home opener vs. Pirates because of snow

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have pushed back the scheduled start time for their home opener because of a steady snowfall over Wrigley Field. The Cubs' game against the Pittsburgh...

With 40 goals for playoffs-bound Wild, Staal has right fit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal was coming off his least productive NHL season since he was a teenage rookie with Carolina when Minnesota took a flier on him two summers ago to add some depth at cen...

Orange snow? Rare meeting of Siberia, Sahara over Europe

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Orange snow has fallen in parts of eastern Europe after a rare meeting of Siberia and the Sahara. Meteorologists say the snow from Siberia collided with dus...