Global shares fall back after Wall Street rebound

Global stock markets and U.S. futures have sunk as investors look ahead to next week’s American presidential election and weigh the chances of stimulus from Washington and Europe

California Patient Has Flu, COVID Co-Infection

Experts have been warning of a "twindemic" during the fall and winter months, with both coronavirus and seasonal influenza potentially running rampant in the US—and states have begun reporting patients who do indeed have both viruses simultaneously . The latest co-infection to be reported is out of Solano County, California,...

Preparing for outdoor dining in the winter

Accuweather's Dexter Henry explores how some Northeast restaurants are preparing for outdoor dining with winter on the horizon.

Court hearing set for Kennedy cousin Skakel in…

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is expected at a court hearing as Connecticut’s top prosecutor decides whether to retry him for the bludgeoning death of a fellow teenager in 1975

Paul Rudd Had Sweet Surprise for Voters Waiting…

Paul Rudd apparently just can't stop doing adorable things . The latest? The actor was spotted handing out cookies to people waiting in line for early voting in New York City, per the Hollywood Reporter . "I want to say thank you for coming out and doing your part and voting," a...

Wind spins crane high above Manhattan

Debris fell from a supertall skyscraper nearing completion in New York City as the top of a crane spun in the wind Thursday evening. No one was injured and the crane is stable, officials said. (Oct. 30)

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After wolves rebound across US West, future up to…

Wolves have repopulated the mountains and forests of the American West with remarkable speed since their reintroduction 25 years ago, expanding to more than 300 packs in six states

US Sets 3rd COVID Record in a Week

The US set another record for highest number of new coronavirus infections reported in a single day, with 87,164 new cases Thursday, CNN reports. It was the third time in a one-week period that a new daily case record was set, NBC News reports. The New York Times reports...

Looking at the wreckage left by Zeta

Bill Wadell was in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Oct. 29, where Hurricane Zeta had torn through littering the city with debris.

'Our heart breaks': South digs out from Zeta's…

Trees on top of buses and cars

After Awful Wednesday, Wall Street in Better Mood

Wednesday's Wall Street plunge did not bleed into Thursday. The Dow rose 139 points, or 0.5%, to 26,659; the S&P 500 rose 39 points, or 1.2%, to 3,310; and the Nasdaq rose 180 points, or 1.6%, to 11,185. Economic reports showing a booming GDP...

Turkey farmer: virus may impact Thanksgiving sales

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on gatherings, the traditional Thanksgiving feast is being downsized. A California turkey farmer says fewer people at Thanksgiving tables could mean consumers will buy smaller turkeys, or none at all. (Oct. 30)

Illinois judge to rule on Rittenhouse extradition…

The mother of a 17-year-old accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is among those slated to testify at a hearing in Illinois to decide if her son should be extradited across the border to stand trial on homicide charges

UPS: We Found Tucker Carlson's Missing Shipment

Tucker Carlson has been pushing the narrative about alleged corruption involving Joe and Hunter Biden , and he delivered an unusual development on his show Wednesday night. Carlson told viewers that "damning" evidence about the Bidens disappeared in transit to him, reports Fox News . On Thursday afternoon came an update: UPS...

Extensive damage across Louisiana coast from…

An all too familiar scene this hurricane season, Louisiana residents out assessing the damage after a hurricane. AccuWeathers Jonathan Petramala was where the damage from Zeta was the worst.

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UN: After 20 years, no equality for women in…

 The head of the U.N. agency promoting gender equality told the 20th anniversary commemoration of a resolution demanding equal participation for women in peace negotiations that its implementation has failed

In Pennsylvania, a Stall Tactic Could Lift Trump…

The voting situation in crucial Pennsylvania is in flux , and what's happening there provides another strong suggestion that Americans won't go to bed Tuesday night knowing who the next president will be. Under state law, Pennsylvania can't begin processing mail-in ballots until 7am on Election Day, and the Republican-controlled legislature...

Yellowstone wolves still fascinate 25 years later

Twenty-five years after wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, the apex predator holds people's fascination, attracting visitors from all over the world. Now, the next chapter of wolf reintroduction is taking place in Colorado. (Oct. 30)

Minnesota SOS: Too late to mail ballots -- but…

Minnesota’s secretary of state says it’s too late for voters to mail back their absentee ballots if they want to make sure their votes count

Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty

"Other than God and my family, there is nothing in the world I love more than Liberty University," says Jerry Falwell Jr. And yet he's suing the evangelical school his father founded for defamation and breach of contract, reports NBC News . Falwell resigned as university president in August amid scandals...

Louisiana coast ravaged by fast-moving storm surge

Sudden storm surge produced massive damage in Louisiana. Extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer surveyed the damage in Venice, Louisiana, on Oct. 29, the day after Hurricane Zeta made landfall.

Developer tied to Texas AG says feds tampered…

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's investigation of claims by one of his wealthy donors led the Republican’s staff to accuse him of crimes this month

Boston Marathon Gives Up on the Spring

This year, Boston Marathon organizers postponed the event until the fall before deciding to cancel the race for the first time in its 124-year history and replace it with a virtual event. Organizers say they hope to hold the race again in 2021, but the traditional date of the third...

Death during pandemic inspires son to build altar

In New York, a son creates an altar for Day of the Dead, the annual Mexican tradition of honoring the dearly departed, to help cope with the recent death of his father and connect with his Mexican roots. (Oct 30)

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Thanksgiving feast or famine? Turkey industry…

For the turkey industry, this Thanksgiving is a guessing game

US Economy Grows at Record Pace, With an Asterisk

The last major report card on the economy before the election is out, and expect to hear President Trump making a big deal out of it. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that the economy grew at a record annual rate of 33% in the third quarter, per the AP . As...

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

During fall and winter, days are colder and shorter, which can have a negative impact on your mental health. AccuWeather spoke to Psychologist Dr. Erik Fisher to learn more about SAD.