A big storm is moving across the US – on one side of the system it’s snowy and windy with temperatures below average. Meanwhile, warm air in parts of the Midwest leaves the region bracing for tornadoes. The East Coast, however, experienced record-highs. Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Seidel repo
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice as common as injury-related ones. Full story
Record high temperatures heat up the Australian city of Sydney with the mercury hitting 114.44 degrees Fahrenheit. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Last year was one for the history books, as a long-term warming trend brought two record highs for each record low between 2000 and 2010. And even more concerning, in the past year there were five record highs for each low recorded. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.
A heat wave in Sydney is sparking dozens of brush fires as spring arrives but snow is still falling in Victoria. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Barbs exchanged as campaigns heat up; Obama must drive up support; Evacuations possible even as storm cleanup underway; West Nile cases skyrocket; Explosions rattle Syrian capital; Sun Myung Moon, founder of Unification Church, dies at 92; After summer of violence in Chicago, hope for cool and calm;
35 wildfires burn in 10 states; Officials target West Nile mosquito threat; 2 United flights forced to land; Syria’s Assad makes rare appearance; WikiLeaks’ Assange speaks out; Candidates’ surrogates keep up fight; Iraq help to Iran poses diplomatic problem; Summer could foreshadow future heat waves
Teenagers living in a squatters area look on as youths jump from the railing of a bridge into the murky waters off Manila Bay to cool themselves from summer heat in Tondo, Manila April 30, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
Children play and swim in an inflatable swimming pool to beat the heat along a main street in Manila April 26, 2013. The weather bureau forecast Manila to reach a temperature of 36 degrees Celcius on Friday. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
A child plays in an outdoor fountain during a hot day in Pasadena, California March 14, 2013. On Wednesday, the late-winter heat wave set records across the region, including 94 degrees in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles and in Riverside, and 93 at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank. Downtown Los An