Midwest, Northeast buried in snow and ice

December 12, 2016, 7:12 AM| A massive storm is blasting millions of Americans with snow and freezing rain from the Great Lakes to the Northeast. While driving was made treacherous, flying was also hampered, with hundreds of flights cancelled this weekend. Tony Dokoupil reports from the middle of the storm, in Jamestown, New York. Read …

8 Holiday Shows for Various Tastes

Need a break from the hunt for Hatchimals or from eyeball-detonating Christmas displays? Here’s our guide to eight affordable shows for eight holiday theater tastes, from I-can’t-get-enough-tinsel traditionalists to Santa-is-for-suckers holiday haters. Photo Zariah Jani Singletary as a girl whose death continues to weigh on her family in this musical at the Apollo Theater’s Soundstage. …

The dream of unlimited clean energy is close to being reality

Humans need energy because that’s the only thing that powers our smartphones, and without them we’d have to actually talk to our relatives at family gatherings, so it’s a pretty big deal that we have an energy plan for the future. The sun is a great source of energy, but it’s just too far away. …