Midwestern United States
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Study: Almost Half Of US States Don't Have COVID-19 Pandemic In Check
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Video shows Minnesota tornado, damageSevere storms in parts of the Midwest produced at least one powerful tornado that damaged farms and killed one person and injured two others in western Minnesota. (July 9)
Remnants of Cristobal to merge with another storm, wallop upper Midwest with rain, windThe remnants of what was Tropical Storm Cristobal walloped portions of the Midwest on Tuesday, unleashing downpours and bringing gusty winds.
Michigan governor largely rescinds lockdown, retailers to reopenMichigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday moved to further reopen the Midwest state's economy, largely rescinding a stay-at- home order in place since March and allowing retailers and restaurants to..
Exclusive: Poll signals strengthening support for Biden over Trump in three battleground states((This April 22 story has been corrected to remove references to Midwest in headline, paragraphs 1,7 and 10))
More U.S. states make plans to reopen; California holds firmMore states in the U.S. South and Midwest signaled readiness on Wednesday to reopen their economies in hopes the worst of the coronavirus pandemic had passed, but California's governor held firm to..
Midwest states to partner on reopening economiesWisconsin's governor and six others in the Midwest say they'll coordinate on reopening their economies. The other states are Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. (April 16)
U.S. Midwest governors to coordinate reopening economies battered by coronavirusGovernors of seven U.S. mostly Midwestern states on Thursday said they will work in close coordination to reopen their economies battered by efforts to contain the coronavirus, echoing similar moves..
Seven governors in U.S. Midwest to work together to reopen their economiesGovernors in seven U.S. Midwest states on Thursday said they will work in close coordination to reopen their economies battered by efforts to contain the coronavirus, echoing similar moves made by 10..
U.S. Midwest exploring cooperation around reopening as coronavirus eases: Illinois officialsU.S. Midwest governors are talking about regionally cooperating to reopen their economies as the coronavirus pandemic begins to ease, echoing a similar approach being taken by states on the East and..
Holdout States Resist Calls for Stay-at-Home Orders: ‘What Are You Waiting For?’A small number of states in the Midwest and the South are under growing pressure to order all residents to stay at home to fight the coronavirus.
Severe storms, tornadoes likely to erupt in MidwestIn all, nearly 30 million people may be at risk for severe thunderstorms at some point today, AccuWeather said.
U.S. forecasters see widespread spring flooding but less than 2019U.S. government forecasters predict widespread flooding this spring in 23 states from the Northern Plains to the Gulf Coast, particularly in parts of North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, but not..
Mideast states must share more information on coronavirus cases: WHOThe World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that Middle East states needed urgently to offer more information about coronavirus cases to help bolster the fight against the disease across the..
Mideast states not communicating enough about virus: WHOThe World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that some information about coronavirus cases was being "insufficiently communicated" by Middle East states.
Midwest farmers face a crisis. Hundreds are dying by suicide.More than 450 farmers killed themselves across nine Midwestern states from 2014 to 2018. Meanwhile, calls to Farm Aid's crisis hotline soar.
Bernie Sanders Cancels Mississippi Rally, Shifting Focus to MichiganThe decision suggests that the Sanders campaign is largely ceding another Southern state to Joseph R. Biden Jr. and going all-in on the Midwest instead.
Super Tuesday triumph for Biden sets up one-on-one battle against SandersA resurgent Joe Biden rolled to victories across the South, Midwest and New England on the biggest day of voting in the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination campaign, setting up one-on-one battle..
Moderate Klobuchar's 'stealth campaign' for U.S. presidency comes to an endAmy Klobuchar, a U.S. senator from Minnesota whose wit and straightforward Midwestern style won key endorsements and bolstered her long-shot campaign, is ending her bid for the Democratic presidential..
After rising from relative obscurity to become a viable White House candidate, Pete Buttigieg ends his campaignThe mayor of a mid-size Midwestern town rose from relative political obscurity to become a viable candidate for the White House.
Chicago dodges heavy snow but the Midwest may see some of the biggest snowfalls this seasonA blast of bitter cold air from Canada will send temperatures plummeting as far south as Atlanta. Meanwhile, Chicago dodged heavy snow.
Snow: ✅ Sled: ✅ Thrills: ✅ You Get the Picture.Other parts of the country groan at the arrival of snow, but some people in the Midwest cheer for it. Sledding is the rare pursuit that has changed little in decades.
Chicago could see biggest snow of the season as winter storm targets Midwest, NortheastA winter storm will bring snow to portions of the Plains, Midwest and Northeast this week, likely disrupting travel and closing schools.
Airport worker stays positive in Midwest cold snapMidwest airport worker says layers and being mentally prepared helps him deal with the bitter cold. Wind chills were around minus 20 degrees in Milwaukee Friday morning. (Feb. 14)
Klobuchar stops in Cedar Rapids on eve of caucusDemocratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar plays up her Midwestern roots during a campaign stop in Cedar Rapids on the eve of the Iowa caucuses (Feb. 2)
Klobuchar claims path to the White House is through the Midwest.Senator Amy Klobuchar summed up her final pitch with a geographic appeal.
Winter Storm That Dumped Snow in the Midwest Is Headed for the NortheastTemperatures in the Twin Cities area are expected to fall below zero Saturday night, while parts of New Jersey can expect to see several inches of snow, meteorologists said.
Winter storm slams MidwestThe National Weather Service says a winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeast through the weekend. (Jan. 17)
Busch beer drinkers get $1 back for every inch of snow in seven Midwest cities with Snow Day promotionBusch will reduce beer prices by $1 per inch of snow in seven select cities including Des Moines, Iowa and Green Bay, Wisconsin through March 21.
'Hazardous' travel ahead: Weekend winter storm to wallop Midwest and Northeast with snow and iceA winter storm will dump snow and ice across a wide swath of the northern U.S. on Friday and into the weekend.
11 dead as tornadoes, heavy rain, wicked winds lash southern US, MidwestA devastating round of storms that included several tornadoes led to the deaths of 11 people in the southern U.S. and Midwest over the weekend.
Starbucks adds new Almondmilk Honey Flat White and Coconutmilk Latte to the permanent menuStarbucks' new Almondmilk Honey Flat White and Coconutmilk Latte are now available nationwide while the new Oatmilk Honey Latte is a Midwest drink.
Mysterious drones are flying around the Midwest, Great Plains and no one has answersVarious companies and government agencies have come forward claiming the drones don't belong to them including Amazon.
'Difficult or impossible travel': Winter storm wreaks havoc from Midwest to NortheastA sprawling winter storm continued to deliver snow, ice and wind to much of the Midwest and Northeast on Monday, wreaking havoc with travelers.
Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow and Ice to NortheastThe storm threatened to complicate holiday travel as it moved east from the Midwest, but forecasters said most major airports would be spared from the worst.
Winter storm in Southern California set to deliver ice, snow, travel headaches to MidwestForecasters said the storm, which was set to push into the Plains this weekend, could dump up to a foot of snow in some parts of the southern Rockies.
Christmas travel weather forecast: Mostly smooth sailing for your holidaysMost folks traveling for Christmas this week should see quiet weather, forecasters say. Clear skies expected in key travel hubs in Northeast, Midwest .
Heidi Hynes, Transplanted Crusader for the Poor, Dies at 51Dismayed by inequality and injustice, a white woman from the Midwest devoted her abbreviated career to helping poor blacks and Latinos in the Bronx.
Deep freeze: Schools closed for snow days in Northeast, subzero temperatures in MidwestSnow along the East Coast disrupted morning commutes and caused some school closures as subzero temperatures struck the Midwest and Northern Plains.
Polar vortex, Midwest floods, California fires: The U.S.'s wild 2019 weatherFrom a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly..
Winter Storm Pummels Northeast: UpdatesA weather system that roared across the country from the Rockies through the Midwest, disrupting Thanksgiving travel, is now socking the Northeast.
Delta waiving flight change fees because of wintry weatherCarrier will let passengers rebook flights amid treacherous weather across parts of the Midwest and Northeast
Heavy snow in U.S. West and Midwest could disrupt post-Thanksgiving travelA major winter storm will lumber across the United States over the weekend, dumping snow as it moves east from the U.S. West and threatening to disrupt millions of people traveling home after..
Wind damage reported in Midwestern statesStrong winds and damage are being reported in the Midwest. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan reports that the roof was blown off an abandoned building. WHOI-TV reports that wind blew over the sign from..
Snowstorm in central U.S. snarls Thanksgiving travel plansA powerful snowstorm swept across Colorado and into the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday, blocking roads and causing hundreds of flight cancellations that threatened travel plans for many people hoping to fly..
U.S. states declare emergencies to help farmers hit by propane shortageAt least eight U.S. Midwest states declared emergencies in recent weeks over regional shortages of propane needed by grain farmers to dry their crops amid a late harvest and wet weather.