Massive winter storm bringing snow, cold to huge swath of US

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold.

  • Written by By SUSAN HAIGH , Associated Press

Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The strength of protests shaking Iran was unclear on Thursday after a week of unrest that killed at least 21 people, with fewer reports of demonstrations as government supporters again took to the streets in several cities and towns.

  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press

Manafort sues to challenge Mueller's mandate in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman sued special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department, saying prosecutors had overstepped their bounds by charging him for conduct that he says is unrelated to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

  • Written by By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press

Grains lower, livestock higher

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.