There's a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. A University of Chicago study explains the blocking phenomenon that has baffled forecasters until now.
Despite a wild fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects a warmer-than-normal winter for the western two-thirds of the U.S. They don’t expect any areas with cooler-than-normal conditions.
An El Salvadoran woman tried to smuggle pork sausage into the U.S. by putting it in baby formula containers. Pork from El Salvador is not allowed in the U.S. because of swine vesicular disease in that country.