The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau. It occupies the northern central part of the United States. It was officially named the North Central Region by the Census Bureau until 1984. It is located between the Northeastern United States and the Western United States, with Canada to its north and the Southern United States to its south.
This year, states across the Midwest and South have been busy passing laws to restrict access to abortions, but in Illinois lawmakers did just the opposite. CBS News reporter Kate Smith attended one.. CBS News - Published
This weekend, the northern lights could be visible in the northern United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the lights will be best seen on Saturday and Sunday. This is..
U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys.. Reuters - Published
U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to a banker survey released on Thursday by the.. Reuters - Published
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's election and other 2018 victories are serving as a roadmap for Democrats plotting a comeback in Michigan, a state critical to rebuilding a blue wall in the Midwest that.. CBS News - Published
Thousands across the Midwest are still struggling to recover after historic flooding left entire towns and farms underwater. In a new “CBSN Originals” documentary, Adam Yamaguchi meets a Nebraska.. CBS News - Published
With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City.. Reuters - Published
More than 150 million people are expected to be impacted this weekend by a heat wave hitting the Midwest and East Coast. Natalie Brand reports from Washington and Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN in New York.. CBS News - Published
Washington D.C. joined dozens of cities in declaring a weather-related emergency ahead of record-breaking temperatures expected throughout the weekend. Cities in the Midwest are also preparing for.. CBS News - Published
A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting.. Reuters - Published
A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading.. Reuters - Published
Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting... USATODAY.com - Published
Rain is expected to keep falling across the central U.S. this week as rivers continue to rise. The Arkansas River is already at a record high flood level. Omar Villafranca has more on the impact on.. CBS News - Published
Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to.. Reuters - Published
Tornadoes touched down in Ohio and Indiana, causing major damage and killing at least one person. Flooding and heavy rain are also threatening the region. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson.. CBS News - Published
A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a.. Reuters - Published
Millions are at risk from severe flooding in the Midwest, especially around the Arkansas River. CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez joined CBSN for more on what the National Weather.. CBS News - Published
Violent tornadoes wipe out entire neighborhoods in Indiana and Ohio, launching a frantic search for people trapped in the debris. Also, a stabbing attack on schoolgirls in Japan overnight kills at.. CBS News - Published
First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region. NYTimes.com - Published
A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.
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