Round 2: Many stay home as Ga. braces for storm

Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed checks on progress at the Public Works North Avenue Facility as Atlanta prepares for another approaching winter storm on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/ Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Curtis Compton) Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed...

NBC’s Costas sitting out with eye infection

NBC Olympics host Bob Costas is headed to the sidelines because of his eye infections. NBC said Costas will be replaced on Tuesday night’s prime-time broadcast by “Today” anchor Matt Lauer. Costas has been wearing glasses since the start of the Sochi Olympics...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. No games scheduled No games scheduled No games scheduled No games scheduled Hershey at Albany, 7 p.m. Portland at Adirondack, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Worcester at Manchester, 7...

At A Glance

c-Ceased operations NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. No games scheduled South Carolina at Orlando, 7 p.m. Stockton at Alaska, 11:15 p.m. Toledo at Wheeling, 7 p.m. Reading at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m....

vanden Heuvel: For Pussy Riot members, no more taking freedom for granted

If an appearance on “The Colbert Report” is a measure of success, then Pussy Riot has arrived. Fresh out of prison, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, two members of the Russian punk protest group, were in New York last week for a whirlwind tour. After winning over Colbert...

Shirley Temple won praise in diplomatic career

NEW YORK (AP) — Shirley Temple got her first ambassador appointment after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger heard her discussing Namibia at a party and, in her words, was “surprised that I even knew the word.” She would have to prove herself over and over...

Syracuse Lags In Race To Be Snowiest U.S. City

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse is in danger of losing its title as the snowiest big city in America. The Salt City in central New York had 81 inches of snow as of Monday to rank fourth in the race to win the Golden Snow Globe competition. Erie, Pa. is the runaway leader with...

Election-related Bills To See Ohio House Action

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative committee plans to vote on two election-related proposals that would affect early voting in the presidential battleground state. One bill would eliminate the chance for residents to both register to vote and cast an early ballot on the...

CVS Caremark 4Q profit jumps more than 12 pct

AP Photo/Steven Senne CVS Caremark says its fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 12 percent, as improved sales from established locations helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager The Woonsocket, R.I., company says it earned $1.27 billion, or $1.05 per...

Fasel will work tirelessly to get NHL to S Korea

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel says he will do everything he can to convince the NHL and its players to participate in the 2018 Olympics. Ultimately, though, he acknowledges it will be up to them. Fasel told The Associated...