Posted Dec 20, 2012By
The first widespread snowstorm of the season crawled across the Midwest on Thursday, with whiteout conditions stranding holiday travelers and sending drivers sliding over slick roads—including into a fatal 25-vehicle pileup in Iowa.
The storm, which dumped a foot of snow in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin, was part of a system that began in the Rockies earlier in the week before trekking into the Midwest. It was expected to move across the Great Lakes overnight before moving into Canada.
Nathan Cirillo was standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa last Wednesday when he was killed by a gun
Authorities say St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras has died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.
In June 2014, The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to t
Photos from Thursday's partial solar eclipse, taken across the United States on October 23, 2014.