New England cleans up; snow falls on the Mid-Atlantic

BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

  • Written by MARK PRATT, Associated Press

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East.

  • Written by ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press

Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow

BOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow.

  • Written by MARK PRATT, Associated Press