The Sunrise News Sampler
Some parts of the Northeast could get up to 2 feet of snow between today and tomorrow, and a blizzard warning has been issued. More than 1700 flights have also been canceled already, as a nor'easter gets ready to pound the region.
Secret Service agents have retrieved a drone that landed on the White House grounds. The president and first lady are in India right now, and it is unclear if their daughters were home.
U.S. District Judge Callie V. S. Granade has stayed her order overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban for two weeks, saying the stay would give the state time to appeal her decision to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Beginning this week, the City of Tuscaloosa will host a series community meetings to get public input on its approach to applying for $500 million in federal funding. Meetings this week will be held Thursday at Alberta Baptist Church at 1pm and at Rock Quarry Middle School at 5pm. Next week's meetings include Monday at the Tuscaloosa City Hall Council Chambers at 5pm and Tuesday at the Rosedale Court Apartments Community Center at 10 am.
A new policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that only the sickest children with no options be considered for medical marijuana use. however, the group also recommends removing marijuana from the government's most restrictive drug category in an effort to open the door to more research.
Alabama Representative Merika Coleman-Evans is planning to introduce legislation to require the Alabama attorney general's office to look into cases when a police officer shoots someone. She hopes this ensures the incidents get an impartial look and that the state collects numbers on just how often the shootings occur.
Tomorrow, the Alabama Department of Transportation will host a public involvement meeting from 4:30 to 7pm at University Church of Christ for residents to get information about a $21 million traffic signal and intersection improvement project for an 11.2-mile stretch of McFarland. Not much right-of-way will be needed from property owners along the path.