The horror stories seem to stack up every winter: Students sliding and stomping through knee-deep snow on their walks to school, or trapped inside school buses, or nestling in for a surprise slumber party in the school gym.
Forecasters are anticipating a major storm this week in the Northeast, and many schools are likely to be closed. And, if you are a parent like me, you have got to be thinking: Why? Of course, we all love our children and want to protect them, but why are certain storms viewed as severe enough to keep them home and others not?
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says the United States shouldn't wade into Israeli politics -- even if the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, plans to weigh in on American policies.
The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candidates a chance to introduce (or re-introduce) themselves to a core group of caucus-goers roughly one year before the contest.