CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton dialed back some of her biting attacks on rival Bernie Sanders on Saturday, refocusing on Republicans and her own experience in President Barack Obama's administration as she launched her closing argument to voters in Iowa.
Millions of people in the U.S. are enduring a weekend storm hammering the East Coast, where some places will see more than 2 feet of snow by the time it ends. High winds and snow stranded drivers on highways in states including Kentucky and Pennsylvania, canceled thousands of flights and knocked out power to tens of thousands of customers. Mass transit systems closed and officials warned of the potential for ice in the Carolinas and coastal flooding in the mid-Atlantic.
Millions of Americans awoke Saturday to heavy snow outside their doorsteps as a mammoth winter storm crawled up the East Coast, making roads impassable, shutting down mass transit and bringing the nation's capital and its largest city to a standstill.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The two ex-leaders of New York's Legislature tapped their campaign funds for a combined $3.6 million last year in an unsuccessful attempt to beat federal corruption charges, a practice that some lawmakers are trying to ban.
NEW YORK (AP) — The building looks like a modern art painting come to life, all angles and edges, with concrete walls that can look bluish or grayish or whitish, or some combination of the three. It would be an unusual structure in any setting, but none more than the fairly prosaic function it was created for — storing thousands of pounds of the rock salt that New York City's Department of Sanitation uses to deal with snowy streets.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen.