Death toll from Tennessee tornadoes climbs to at least 24

Rescuers searched through shattered Tennessee neighborhoods for bodies Tuesday, less than a day after tornadoes ripped across Nashville and other parts of the state as families slept. At least 24 people were killed, some in their beds, authorities said.

Hoboken park will double as storm water reservoir

Hoboken, one of the areas in New Jersey hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, is making progress toward completing a large public park that will double as a reservoir for nearly 2 million gallons of storm water to prevent it from flooding city streets.

Floods put Mississippi capital in 'precarious situation'

With the waters in the Pearl River continuing to rise in and around Mississippi's capital city and more rain on the way this week, the governor warned residents that it would be days before flood waters start to recede.

Strong winds hit NYC region

A  weather system blamed for five deaths in the South has moved into the northeastern United States and was expected to bring fierce winds to the New York City region.