Governors and local officials in several states declared emergencies ahead of the storm, freeing up funds and manpower to help mitigate its effect.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, you would never know there's less than a week to go before the start of spring. A late winter storm dropped snow and sleet on the East Coast at a furious pace with high winds.
By PBS NewsHour
Residents along the east coast began recovery efforts Sunday as a record-setting winter storm moved to out sea. Snow accumulations topped three feet in some areas, while the death toll attributable to the storm rose to 19.
By Michael D. Regan
News Wrap: Senators Finish Work on Major Aspects of Immigration Reform Bill…
In other news Thursday, at least 48 people were killed and more than 120 wounded after a car bomb tore through a funeral in a predominantly Shiite section of Baghdad. Increasing violence in Iraq has killed more than 200 people…
In other news Thursday, Afghan troops officially declared control over the Taliban in the southern Afghanistan city of Marjah, and a U.S. missile strike killed a Taliban commander in Pakistan.
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