NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for the New York City area from Monday afternoon until Tuesday, saying heavy snow was expected to fall in the region. "Crippling and potentially historic blizzard to impact the area from late Monday into Tuesday, it said on Sunday, saying as much as 30 inches (76 cm) could fall in some areas. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Peter Cooney)
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are continuing to pursue a suspect after recent bomb threats targeted two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes, an FBI agent said Sunday.
Meteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking snow arriving tonight. A WINTER STORM WATCH goes into effect Monday afternoon for the entire region. A BLIZZARD WATCH goes into effect for Ocean and Monmouth Counties in New Jersey.
A top U.S. Republican lawmaker will revisit a plan to reduce government involvement in the country's housing finance system, and expects Senate colleagues to be receptive to potential changes, according to an interview aired on C-SPAN on Sunday. Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Committee on Financial Services, said shepherding legislation to remove a government backstop for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would be a "huge priority," adding that he is willing to compromise to get a bill passed. "We've got to get off that boom-bust-bailout cycle, and I fear that under government control, we are once again repeating the same mistakes of the past," he said.