NEW YORK (AP) — Snow is beginning to fall in New York City, and schools in several parts of the U.S. are closing or delaying their starts amid predictions for storms and messy afternoon commutes.
The Washington area airports are experiencing significant cancelations. FlightAware.com shows Reagan National Airport leading the pack Wednesday morning, with 37 percent of departures and 33 percent of arrivals canceled.
Snow forced Minneapolis and St. Paul schools and scores of other districts in Minnesota and Wisconsin to cancel classes Wednesday.
(Video: Snow Falling in Whitestone, NY)
Meanwhile, Northern Arizona is bracing for heavy snowfall in the coming days.
Heavy rains are also causing problems in parts of the Deep South. Flood watches and warnings cover the northern parts of Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, and nearly all of Tennessee is at risk for floods.
ALBANY, NY – New York State Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris issued the following statement following reports of a shooting outside Temple Israel in Albany on the first night of Hanukkah, December 7.
ATHENS — After several years of strained relations that raised tensions to alarming levels, longtime regional rivals Greece and Turkey made a significant step Thursday in mending ties during a visit to Athens by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Vladimir Putin on Friday moved to prolong his repressive and unyielding grip on Russia for at least another six years, announcing his candidacy in the presidential election next March that he is all but certain to win, according to state media reports.
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