Government officials up and down much of the East Coast on Wednesday rushed to respond to a biting snowstorm that left thousands without power and strained already tight state and local budgets. Gwen Ifill speaks with state leaders and other…
Government offices in Washington remained closed for a third straight day on Wednesday as the second major snowstorm in less than a week pounded the East Coast. Ray Suarez reports.
By Tom LeGro
A roundup of arts headlines.
In other news Monday, Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., died at the age of 77, and the nation's capital and much of the Mid-Atlantic remained snowbound in the wake of a weekend blizzard.
In other news, states in the Mid-Atlantic spend the first official day of winter digging out from a record weekend blizzard, and the Obama administration announced new rules for tarmac delays.
In other news, a major winter storm that rocked the midwest earlier this week has moved east to New England, and General David Petraeus warned the surge in Afghanistan may be tougher than the surge in Iraq.
Residents of Fargo, N.D., are coping with ongoing fears of heavy flooding from the swollen Red River and warnings about inclement weather in the days ahead. Tom Bearden reports from the scene.
Despite the harsh weather that pummeled her hometown, essayist Julia Keller of the Chicago Tribune laments the passing of winter and the time of reflection it brings.
By PBS NewsHour
NASA's Phoenix spacecraft has spotted snow falling from Martian clouds, and detected evidence of past water at its landing site in the Martian arctic plains.
The blizzard in Colorado has led to the cancellation of roughly 2,500 flights. NewsHour reports on what this will mean for travelers in the days ahead.
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