Last week, it was another blizzard.Now, it's "just" some of the coldest weather so far this winter.As USA Today writes, "a blast of arctic air ... is poised to pour across the central, southern and eastern USA today and Wednesday.
In 2002, New York City banned smoking in bars and restaurants. Yesterday, reports the AP, the City Council took it outside and extended the ban to include parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas.That means that soon Central Park and Times Square will be smoke-free zones.
A Senate report released Thursday on the Fort Hood shootings of 2009 blames the FBI and military for failing to act on information gathered in advance about the alleged shooter, concluding that authorities could have prevented the incident.
Among the most talked about stories of the morning are the early peeks in The Washington Post and The New York Times at former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's memoir, which goes on sale next week.A few highlights from the Post's report:— Rumsfeld "goes so far as to dep
Every year there are contoversial names floated as potential Nobel Peace Prize winners.And sometimes controversial winners are chosen. Former Vice President Gore (lauded for his advocacy on climate change) is one example.
"Today was a huge day for GG. Lots of progress!"That's the latest word from Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) about her recovery from the severe injuries she received in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage during an event she was holding in Tucson.