It started as a forecast of several inches of snow for New Year’s Eve, disrupting plans for celebrations. Then it grew to several days of snow, the most since the 2011 blizzard. And then 36 straight hours of temperatures below zero.
JALALABAD Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in an eastern city on Saturday, killing six people, and insurgents shot dead another 11 in the west, in an upsurge of violence as foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country. […]
The California state legislature enacted a ban on plastic grocery bags on Friday near the end of its two-year session, a measure that if signed into law would become the first of its kind in America. […]