RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Brandon Sutter scored at 1:15 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. Rookie Jeff Skinner scored his eighth goal of the season, and Cam Ward made 34 saves to help the Hurricanes even their record at... more »
The U.N. weather agency says the La Nina climate phenomenon is likely to increase from moderate to strong over the next four to six months.
The World Meteorological Organization says La Nina, characterized by abnormally cold sea surface temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean, may result in drier conditions... more »
Colorado State University forecasters say a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico could affect the direction of the oil spill, but they say little is known about the interaction between storms and oil.
Forecasters Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said Wednesday if a hurricane goes west of the spill,... more »
The U.S. military is helping transport a Mexican army field kitchen to Haiti to feed earthquake victims and relief workers.
The U.S. Northern Command, based at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, says the field kitchen is expected to arrive in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Friday.
Northcom helped... more »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Ray Whitney scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes claimed a chippy 2-1 victory against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night. Cam Ward finished with 29 saves and took a bid for his 13th career shutout into the final minute, and Matt Cullen added two assists.... more »
The hurricane season is ending with barely a whimper. The 2009 Atlantic season officially ends Tuesday. This year produced just nine named storms, including three hurricanes. Only two tropical storms - Claudette in August and Ida in November - made landfall in the U.S. Those tropical storms brought heavy rain... more »
DENVER (AP) - After watching injured teammate Darcy Tucker taken off the ice on a backboard, Milan Hejduk and Wojtek Wolski scored goals in quick succession and the Colorado Avalanche went on to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 on Friday night. Tucker was checked into the boards by Carolina forward... more »