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Lithuanian man flies alone on commercial plane to Italy

Apr 2, 2019

A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800

Wet winter ends California drought after 376 straight weeks

Mar 14, 2019

The National Drought Mitigation Center says California is free of drought for the first time since 2011

Tears, moment's silence at Lagerfeld's final Chanel show

Mar 5, 2019

It was Karl Lagerfeld's final curtain _ even though he's gone

Backcountry skier found dead after Colorado avalanche

Mar 4, 2019

Crews have recovered the body of a missing backcountry skier who apparently died in a massive avalanche in southwestern Colorado

Colorado faces meager budget in fight against ski traffic

Feb 23, 2019

Colorado fights ski traffic in the mountains west of Denver with bare-bones budget as negative perceptions persist

US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts

Feb 20, 2019

After 17 years of war against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked insurgents, Marines are going through advanced cold-weather training to prepare for future wars against foes such as Russian and North Korea

Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Feb 16, 2019

Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day are keeping skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend

Danes test ski slope on top of incineration plant

Feb 12, 2019

An artificial ski slope on an incineration plant in Copenhagen that doesn't emit toxins is being tested by skiers and snowboarders 85 meters (279 feet) above the ground

The Latest: Winter weather hits Hawaii, too

Feb 10, 2019

Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighborhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets to celebrate an unusual dump of snow in a region more accustomed to winter rain

Snowstorm buries Pacific Northwest, with more on the way

Feb 10, 2019

Residents of the Northwest are dealing with a heavy snowfall, and meteorologists say more is likely on the way

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