VERMONT

  • Scholars visit US birthplace of 'The Jungle Book' October 8, 2013

    Mention the name Rudyard Kipling, and images of tropical forests, mongooses and cobras come to mind not the snowy vistas of Vermont. But that's exactly where many of the British writer's bestknown tales, including "The Jungle Book," took shape. In honour of his connections to Vermont, a group of scholars...
  • Hundreds of flights cancelled as storm pounds eastern US December 28, 2012

    Washington: A powerful winter storm forced the cancellation of about 200 US flights on Thursday, snarling holiday travel as heavy snow and high winds pummeled the northeastern United States. The National Weather Service forecast 12 to 18 inches (30.5 to 46 cm) of snow for northern New England as the storm...
  • US: Romney wins Virginia, Vermont, Massachusetts March 7, 2012

    Washington: Mitt Romney rolled to primary victories in Virginia, Vermont and homestate Massachusetts on Super Tuesday, reaching for a decisive advantage in the most turbulent race for the Republican presidential nomination in a generation. But his rivals countered crisply. Rick Santorum won in Tennessee and led in Oklahoma, while Newt Gingrich...
  • US: East struggles to recover from Irene September 1, 2011

    Killington: Running low on food and money, Vermont residents stranded by flooded roads relied upon provisions dropped by National Guard troops to get by Wednesday while the rest of the East Coast labored to recover from the wrath of the hurricaneturnedtropical storm known as Irene. At Killington Elementary School, residents came...
  • Vermont, New Jersey flooded as Irene spares NYC August 30, 2011

    Fairfield: New Jersey and Vermont struggled with their worst flooding in decades on Monday, a day after Hurricane Irene slammed an already soaked US Northeast with torrential rain, dragging away homes and submerging neighborhoods underwater. The massive storm churned up the US East Coast over the weekend killing at least 38...
  • New York City back to business after Irene August 30, 2011

    New York: New York City was back to business on Monday after Hurricane Irene but hundreds of thousands of people who normally travel in from the surrounding area faced a difficult commute as flooding knocked out some transit routes. Farther north, Vermont was battling the state's worst flooding since 1927 after...
  • Watch: Fiveyearold's wit saves mom's life December 11, 2009

    A fiveyearold American girl is being hailed as a true hero after she saved her mother's life. CNN's Anson Tebbetts has the amazing story pf Navaeh, who called 911 when her mom passed out. ...
  • Welcome to the nudeteens town August 25, 2006

    Brattleboro (Vermont): Some have appeared naked in a downtown parking lot. Others rode their bicycles or simply strolled the streets in the nude. Teenagers in the quaint Vermont town of Brattleboro are raising eyebrows this summer with brazen displays of nudity. So far they haven't been arrested or ticketed: public nudity isn't...