Major storm threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
NEW YORK (AP) — Cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of flights Monday as a potentially historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters said could be up to 2 feet of snow.
What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast
The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:
Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani
BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, marking a major loss for extremists whose hopes for easy victory dissolved into a bloody, costly siege that seems close to ending in defeat.
Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security threat.
Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections
BRUSSELS (AP) â The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country's bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. But several European creditor nations hinted they will seek a compromise deal to avoid disastrous scenarios, like Greece falling out of the euro.