Avalanche warnings issued in 4 states as snow wallops western US

(NEW YORK) -- Severe winter weather out West prompted avalanche warnings in four states on Thursday. The National Weather Service and the U.S. Forest Service issued an avalanche warning for Colorado, California, Idaho and Montana following heavy snowfall in parts of each state. In Colorado, extremely... Read More.

Colorado River drought cuts through key Western midterm races

(PHOENIX) -- The scorched-earth fight over a shrinking supply of water in Western states is playing out in key midterm races along the depleted Colorado River. Paul "Paco" Ollerton, 67, a third-generation farmer and registered Republican who says he's undecided in the November midterms, worries... Read More.