Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

Over 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN — So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, to or from the United States as freezing weather has affected large swaths of the country. As of Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been recorded on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 cancellations on Thursday. … Read more

New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour was shot and killed, authorities say

New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour was shot and killed, authorities say

CNN — A 30-year-old councilwoman from the borough of Sayreville, New Jersey, was found shot dead in her car on Wednesday, authorities said. Eunice Dwumfour, a Republican councilwoman, was found by police with multiple gunshot wounds just after 7 p.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Middlesex County officials. Dwumfour was … Read more

550K losing power in Texas; Wind chill hits New England

550K losing power in Texas;  Wind chill hits New England

As much of the country’s south began to slowly thaw Thursday after a deadly encounter with a damaging winter weather system, northern states braced for an Arctic outburst that is expected to plunge temperatures well below freezing in some places. The death toll rose to 10 – including seven in Texas – and 550,000 homes … Read more

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to give Republican response to State of the Union address

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to give Republican response to State of the Union address

Washington CNN — Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s upcoming State of the Union address, according to an announcement from GOP congressional leaders. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that Sanders would deliver the Republican address to the nation from … Read more

FBI expected to search Mike Pence’s home and office soon for classified documents

FBI expected to search Mike Pence’s home and office soon for classified documents

CNN — The FBI is expected to search former Vice President Mike Pence’s home in Indiana and his office in Washington soon for more classified documents, sources familiar with the matter told CNN. Representatives for Pence have been in talks with the Justice Department about the searches and have expressed a desire to cooperate fully. … Read more

Groundhog Day 2023: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

Groundhog Day 2023: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — A furry creature in a western Pennsylvania town has predicted six more weeks of winter during an annual Groundhog Day celebration. People gathered at the Gobbler’s Knob on Thursday as members of Punxsutawney Phil’s ‘inner circle’ summoned the groundhog from his tree stump at dawn to find out if he had … Read more