Jan 24- A powerful storm that killed at least 21 people in the southern United States over the weekend was expected on Tuesday to bring heavy snow and wind gusts to the Northeast, causing school closings, treacherous driving conditions and power outages. The storm, known as a nor'easter, was forecast to bring snowfalls of up to 9 inches along with icy rains and wind...
Hurricane Matthew weakened to a Category 3 storm overnight, but the National Hurricane Center said it remained "extremely dangerous."
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
JACKSON, Miss.-- Mississippi has long been one of the sickest and poorest states in America, with some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease and more than 1 in 7 residents without insurance. And so you might think Mississippi would jump at the prospect of billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid.
Nathan Deal would deny a tax break for tourist attractions to a planned convention hotel on Jekyll Island because it would be unfair to competing hotels in the area, the governor's spokesman said Tuesday.