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President Barack Obama speaks prior to signing a presidential memorandum increasing workers' overtime protections during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 13, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Md. Counties

The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for three counties in Maryland affected by a mid-February snowstorm.

04/10/2014

A man dressed in a gorilla costume crosses a snowy street March 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington area has been hit by repeated snow storms throughout the winter. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Photos & Video: Some People (And Animals) Are Making the Most of the Snow

Many are lamenting the fact that this winter just doesn’t want to let up. Others are enjoying what may well be the last of many snow days this season.

03/03/2014

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Nation’s Capital Region Shuts Down After Snowfall

The nation’s capital and surrounding area shut down Thursday as snow blanketed the region, dumping nearly 9 inches in Washington and more than a foot in other places.

02/13/2014

Massive Blizzard Hits New England

Stroke Risk Tied to Extreme Weather, Cold

There may be a link between weather and the risk of suffering a stroke, say researchers who analyzed climate trends and hospital records on millions of Americans.

02/12/2014

Tourists stand in front of the US Capitol as rain falls during a storm.       (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Snowstorm Largely Spares D.C., Sets Sights on New England

An unpredictable winter storm that buried parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions with snow but barely laid a glove on Washington was bound early Thursday for New England.

03/07/2013

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Snow, Winds Leave 250K Mid-Atlantic Residents Without Power

As rain changes over to wet, wind-driven snow Wednesday, utility companies throughout the D.C. metro region are dealing with power outages.

03/06/2013

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Storm to Test Federal Government Leave Policies

The nation’s capital is bracing for its first major snowstorm since a fast-moving storm in January 2011 that left some people stuck in traffic for 8 hours or more.

03/05/2013

An empty baggage return area is seen at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (Photo credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Airports Returning To Normal After Northeast Storm

Airports in New York and Boston were ramping up service Sunday, as they attempted to return to normal operations following a massive snowstorm that crippled parts of the East Coast and led to thousands of flight delays and cancellations.

02/10/2013

A man shovels snow along Winthrop Shore Drive February 9, 2013 in Winthrop, Massachusetts.   (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A State-By-State Look At The Northeast Snowstorm

A look at effects in states and provinces in the path of the massive storm that swept across the Northeast U.S. and southern Canada:

02/10/2013

Snowplow clearing out snow from the street. (Credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Snowstorm Snips Power For More Than 664,000

The massive snowstorm sweeping across the Northeast has left at least 664,000 homes and businesses without electricity from Maine to Pennsylvania.

02/09/2013

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