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

400K losing power in Texas; Wind chill hits New England

400K losing power in Texas;  Wind chill hits New England

More than 400,000 homes and businesses were without power in Texas on Thursday as a damaging winter system of ice, sleet and snow continued to wreak havoc across much of the South. Austin, with more than 150,000 breakdowns, was hit hard. The city’s utility company and the mayor have warned residents they could be without … Read more

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Utah

How to Celebrate Black History Month in Utah

The Sweeney family of West Valley City pose for photos at the Black Pioneer Monument at This Is The Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on July 22, 2022. Utah has had a small but vibrant black community throughout its history. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY … Read more

New York Governor Hochul’s $227 Billion Budget Plan: Money for Asylum Seekers, Schools, MTA and More

New York Governor Hochul’s 7 Billion Budget Plan: Money for Asylum Seekers, Schools, MTA and More

New York Governor Kathy Hochul introduced a proposed state budget on Wednesday that would provide funds to the state to help New York City resettle migrants, raise corporate taxes and increase payroll taxes to help bolster the city’s transit system. Hochul, a Democrat, unveiled her $227 billion budget plan at the state Capitol, outlining her … 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

Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

Biden confirms his top economic aide is leaving the White House

CNN — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that his National Economic Council Director Brian Deese plans to step down from office, a long-awaited confirmation of an expected departure. Biden’s statement offered no details on a successor or when Deese would leave, but praised the work of his top economist during a tough time for … Read more

Hunter Biden goes on the offensive. Omar removed from the committee

Hunter Biden goes on the offensive.  Omar removed from the committee

Biden hunter goes on the offensive, asking the Department of Justice to investigate the former president that of Donald Trump allies about leaking data on his laptop. Moreover, House Republicans are prepared to withdraw representative Ilhan Omar of his place on the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday after House Speaker Kevin McCarthyR-California, told reporters … Read more