Jackson, Mississippi struggles to return pressure to its troubled water system after breaks likely caused by cold weather

Jackson, Mississippi struggles to return pressure to its troubled water system after breaks likely caused by cold weather

CNN  —  The city of Jackson, Mississippi, is struggling to return pressure to its water system, after issuing a citywide boil water notice, the city said in a Monday morning update. The troubled system lost pressure due to line breaks likely caused by the weather, according to an earlier statement from the city. “We continue to struggle to … Read more

Winter storm leaves at least 37 dead nationwide as residents in western New York remain trapped under feet of snow

Winter storm leaves at least 37 dead nationwide as residents in western New York remain trapped under feet of snow

CNN  —  As a massive winter storm continues to blast much of the US with brutal winter weather – leading to at least 37 deaths nationwide – parts of western New York have been buried by up to 43 inches of snow, leaving vehicles stuck and power out for thousands during the Christmas weekend. New … Read more

Russia ready to resume gas supply to Europe via Yamal-Europe gas pipeline

Russia ready to resume gas supply to Europe via Yamal-Europe gas pipeline

CNN  —  Russia is prepared to resume gas supplies to Europe via the Yamal-Europe gas pipeline, which was previously stopped for political reasons, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak told Russian state news agency TASS on Sunday. “The European market remains relevant, as the gas shortage persists, and we have every opportunity to resume supplies. … Read more

Around 14,000 customers impacted after substations in Tacoma vandalized by burglars

Around 14,000 customers impacted after substations in Tacoma vandalized by burglars

CNN  —  Around 14,000 customers in Puyallup and Graham, Washington, were impacted Sunday after burglars vandalized three power substations belonging to Tacoma Public Utilities and Puget Sound Energy, police said. No suspects are in custody at this time, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department added in a statement Sunday. The sheriff’s department said their agency first … Read more

NFL’s Tennessee Titans delay game one hour as state deals with rolling power outages

NFL’s Tennessee Titans delay game one hour as state deals with rolling power outages

CNN  —  The NFL’s Tennessee Titans delayed its scheduled noon CT game by an hour due to rolling blackouts in the region, which have since ended, stemming from the winter storm and brutal cold. “Due to the extreme weather and power outages affecting our region, kickoff for today’s game has been postponed one hour to … Read more

A powerful winter storm claims at least 13 lives across the US as temperatures plunge, winds howl and power lines fall

A powerful winter storm claims at least 13 lives across the US as temperatures plunge, winds howl and power lines fall

CNN  —  Hundreds of thousands of Americans are waking up in the dark to unlit trees on Christmas Eve, after destructive winds and heavy snow from a winter storm tore down power lines and endangered drivers across the country, killing at least 13 people in its path. As bone-chilling temperatures continue to grip the US … Read more

Winter storm puts millions under alerts coast-to-coast as record-low temps and power outages arrive before Christmas

Winter storm puts millions under alerts coast-to-coast as record-low temps and power outages arrive before Christmas

CNN  —  The massive winter storm battering the US with plunging temperatures coast-to-coast has left thousands without power and prompted more than a dozen governors to create emergency response plans ahead of Christmas weekend. The storm – well on its way to becoming even stronger Friday – has delivered heavy snow and ice, making for … Read more

Exclusive: Biden task force investigating how US tech ends up in Iranian attack drones used against Ukraine

Exclusive: Biden task force investigating how US tech ends up in Iranian attack drones used against Ukraine

Washington CNN  —  The Biden administration has launched an expansive task force to investigate how US and western components, including American-made microelectronics, are ending up in Iranian-made drones Russia is launching by the hundreds into Ukraine, multiple officials familiar with the effort tell CNN.  The US has imposed tough export control restrictions and sanctions to prevent Iran … Read more

EU energy ministers agree to cap gas prices ahead of winter

EU energy ministers agree to cap gas prices ahead of winter

London CNN  —  Europe has agreed to a cap on natural gas prices, following months of debate over whether the measure will protect European households and businesses from extreme price spikes as temperatures plummet. In a Monday meeting, EU energy ministers agreed to trigger a cap if the price of month-ahead natural gas futures contracts … Read more

Winter weather: More heavy snow blankets the Northeast the weekend before Christmas as officials urge cautious travel

Winter weather: More heavy snow blankets the Northeast the weekend before Christmas as officials urge cautious travel

CNN  —  After a nor’easter dropped more than a foot of snow across many parts of interior New England, more is on its way Saturday as officials warn of dangerous travel conditions the weekend before Christmas. The storm – part of a weather system that upended several communities in the South with deadly tornadoes and … Read more