DirecTV Gets Frosty Response After Dropping The Weather Channel

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Jim Cantore reports for #The Weather Channel. A recent #contract dispute prompted satellite-#television provider DirecTV to drop The Weather Channel around midnight Tuesday, a move Weather Channel CEO David Kenny called “unprecedented” in a recent interview. #DirecTV has reportedly replaced The Weather Channel with a different 24-hour weather network called WeatherNation. But The Weather Channel […]


America Underwater: 20 Images From a Week of Record Rains

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Workers survey damage after part of the Scenic Highway collapsed following heavy rains and flash flooding on April 30, 2014 in Pensacola, Florida. Image: Marianna Massey/Getty Images It’s been a week of wild weather across the United States: from crushing tornadoes to furious flooding, the calamity was relentless — and it’s only Thursday. If April showers […]


Report Details Climate Change Effects on 289 National Parks

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Inmate firefighters walk along Highway 120 after a burnout operation as firefighters battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif. on Aug. 25, 2013. Image: Jae C. Hong/Associated Press On July 2, the #National Park Service released a #report by two of its scientists that confirms that 289 of America’s parks and historic sites […]


TV Meteorologists Had a Grand Adventure at The White House Yesterday

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Good Morning America weather anchor Ginger Zee, seen here attending the National Audubon Society’s 2nd Annual Gala Dinner, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in New York. Image: Diane Bondareff/Associated Press The White House pulled out all the stops in releasing the third National #climate Assessment on Tuesday, inviting a select group of eight television meteorologists to […]


Must Reads: The Greatest Juggler Alive, Stolen Girls and More

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Nigerian security forces stand guard as demonstrators march during a rally to demand government to rescue schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants two weeks ago, in Lagos, Nigeria on May 01, 2014. Image: Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the […]