Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrested in New York on sexual-assault charges, was considered a strong contender to become France's next president. Now his candidacy for the Socialist party is in serious doubt.
President Barack Obama greets guests after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, May 5, 2011.
Air France A380: The world's biggest passenger jet half spins at smaller Delta jet at New York's JFK airport Monday night. This was the second time an A380 has hit another jet on the ground.
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Five US cities – Boston, Providence, R.I.; Hartford, Conn.; Concord, N.H.; and Caribou, Maine – broke temperature records in 2010, a new report has found.
The harshest effects of this week's Northeast blizzard are starting to fade as snowplows reclaim New York City roadways and airport travelers rebook their way home. But the massive post-Christmas snowfall had some impacts that may linger for a while to come.
The US Transportation Department can fine airlines that force passengers to wait in an airplane on the tarmac for more than three hours. The blizzard aftermath could be a test case.
The Christmas storm of 2010, which dropped 31 inches of snow on some parts of New England and crippled New York City, will likely stand out as a memory-maker, something to tell the grandkids about – especially if you got stuck in the national air traffic snarl or localized mayhem in New York, where police cars got stuck in drifts and New Yorkers yelled at the mayor for failing to keep the streets clear. But the past decade – the snowiest since the 1970s – had several other memorable winter storms. Here's the five that got the most attention – and did the most damage.
LaGuardia airport, JFK airport, and Liberty airport are all open again after the 2010 blizzard, but many travelers are still days from catching a flight home.
Snowfall totals in the Northeast were big, but schoolkids were on vacation already, and in many cases their parents had time off from work.