Most flights resumed by Wednesday at airports in the Northeast that had been socked in by a major Christmas weekend snowstorm, but many stranded holiday travelers still were waiting to rebook and get home.Snowplows worked overtime to clear runways at some of the nation's busiest airports -- New York
A quick follow to last week's post about the man seen pulling a suitcase down a Harlem street -- a suitcase later found to have a woman's body inside.A suspect, 55-year-old Hassan Malik, is under arrest and prosecutors say he's admitted to police that he killed 28-year-old Betty Williams.
The day's weather news isn't very good for L.A."A fast-moving Arctic storm swung into Los Angeles County early Wednesday and was expected to bring powerful gusts later in the day," the Los Angeles Times writes.
If you've spent time stuck in an airport this holiday season, but got a cheap ticket, you may have Alfred Kahn to thank -- or blame.The noted economist, who died in Ithaca, N.Y., on Monday at age 93, taught economics at Cornell University for more than 60 years.
One of the more iconic images to come out of Afghanistan this year is not your average war photograph. It shows a small doll's foot sticking out of an American private's vest. A friend gave it to him after surviving a combat tour in Iraq -- attributing survival to the "lucky foot."