Days of bitter cold ahead for Midwest, Northeast

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — As snow continues to pile up in Erie, Pennsylvania, which already has nearly 63 inches on the ground, forecasters warn of frigid, sub-zero arctic air and dangerously cold wind chills in much of the U.S.

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Cities sue Defense Dept. over gun-check system failures

NEW YORK (AP) — Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.


  • Written by By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

Obama to Prince Harry: Leaders must use care on social media

LONDON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in their use of social media and warned against spending too much time immersed in the internet at the expense of the world outside.


  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press