Winter storm

  • March 25, 2013  

    In other news Monday, The New York Times reported that the CIA has been secretly helping expand military aid shipments to Syrian rebel fighters, assisting Turkey and other Arab states in the increase of weapons and equipment. Also, the Supreme Court heard arguments about drug companies delaying the release of generic drugs. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2013  

    In other news Thursday, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, spokesman and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, has been taken into U.S. custody and flown to New York to appear in court. Also, a new bill aimed to curb gun violence moved forward in the Senate. Members of the Judiciary Committee voted to make illegal gun purchases a federal crime. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, a major winter storm hit the Mid-Atlantic area. Washington, D.C., was spared, while some areas of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland saw as much as a foot of snow. Also, a filibuster led by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul over drone use stalled the confirmation of John Brennan to be director of the CIA. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2013  

    In other news Monday, Wall Street saw a late afternoon sell-off caused by worries over instability in Europe and reports that Italy may not be able to form a new government. Also, a civil trial began in New Orleans over liability for the Gulf oil spill. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2013  

    Parts of the Northeast and New England prepared to be blanketed by a potentially record-breaking blizzard. The storm, commonly referred to as "Nemo," may cover some areas with three feet of snow. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Bernie Rayno of AccuWeather about how the storm formed and if it will hit areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

  • December 26, 2012  

    A massive winter storm that spawned tornadoes and record snow in some parts of the South and Midwest caused the death of at least six people, fouled flight schedules and ruined road conditions. Gwen Ifill reports on the huge weather system now beating a destructive trail into the Northeast. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2012  

    In other news Friday, the streets of Egypt’s Alexandria were filled with clashing Islamists and their opponents. It was the eve of a final-round vote on a draft constitution that’s backed by Islamists and President Mohammed Morsi. Also, North Korea has detained an American citizen and says he confessed to unspecified crimes. Continue reading

  • October 31, 2011  

    In other news Monday, a powerful and rare early snowstorm is now blamed for at least 12 deaths in the Northeastern United States. Some 2 million homes and businesses were still in the dark two days after the storm blew through. Also, police made a number of arrests at several Occupy Wall Street encampments around the country. Continue reading

  • March 8, 2011  

    In other news Tuesday, police in Yemen opened fire on demonstrators, injuring at least 50 as protests continued across the Middle East. In Bahrain, three Shiite groups said they formed a movement to turn the Sunni monarchy into a republic. Coptic Christians in Egypt rallied in Cairo for an end to discrimination against them. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2010  

    In other news Friday, former President Bill Clinton returned home after an overnight hospitalization following a heart procedure and much of the Deep South was paralyzed as a rare winter storm deposited several inches of snow. Continue reading

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