What you need to know about winter storms

What you need to know about winter storms

As another nor’easter hits the East Coast today, ABC News meteorologists Max Golembo and Sam Wnek are breaking down the answers to some of the most common questions about winter storms. In the winter you’ll often see nor’easters, also called coastal storms. These storms may occur at any time of year but are most frequent and most violent between September and April. Nor’easters nearly always bring heavy rain or snow, as well as powerful winds,…

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WATCH: Dwyane Wade visits students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

WATCH: Dwyane Wade visits students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Now Playing: A possible third nor’easter in under two weeks approaching Now Playing: Hidden camera captures a Michigan nursing home employee allegedly abusing a resident Now Playing: A pediatric nurse in Jacksonville, Florida adopted an abused and malnourished baby Now Playing: President Trump’s military parade has been approved at a cost of $30 million Now Playing: A police officer has been killed during a 15-hour standoff in California Now Playing: New details emerge on the…

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Ex-Russian spy and daughter were targeted with nerve agent: Officials

Ex-Russian spy and daughter were targeted with nerve agent: Officials

A former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to a nerve agent and remain critically ill after they were discovered unconscious Sunday in Salisbury, England, police said today. Yulia Skripal, 33, had been visiting her father, Sergei Skripal, 66, before the two fell suddenly ill. The incident is being treated as attempted murder, Mark Rowley, the Metropolitan Police Service’s assistant commissioner, said, adding that the pair were targeted specifically. Hundreds of detectives are working…

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Arming teachers ‘an oversimplification,’ Education Secretary says

Arming teachers ‘an oversimplification,’ Education Secretary says

After a private meeting with students from Stoneman Douglas High School, the location of a mass shooting that left 17 people dead and 14 people injured, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Trump administration is “committed to not only listening, but action” on school safety. “It was, as I said, a sobering and inspiring moment,” DeVos told reporters after her visit to campus. The students “have a lot of very important and worthwhile things to…

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College student arrested for allegedly making ‘terroristic’ threats against school

College student arrested for allegedly making ‘terroristic’ threats against school

A Utica College student has been arrested for allegedly making “terroristic” threats against the school in upstate New York this week, police said. Fahrudin Omerovic, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with four counts of “making a terroristic threat,” according to Utica Police Department spokesman Lt. Bryan Coromato. Investigators believe he made threatening telephone calls to the private college, which had led to a campus lockdown the previous day. Utica College Public Safety received a…

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Trump reopens a seemingly settled video-game debate

Trump reopens a seemingly settled video-game debate

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, President Donald Trump is reviving an old debate over whether violent video games can trigger violent behavior. There’s just one problem: Roughly two decades of research has repeatedly failed to uncover any such link. Trump plans to meet Thursday with representatives from the video game industry. Trump’s recent public comments referencing the “vicious” level of game and movie violence in the context of school safety show that…

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Student allegedly brought bomb to school in backpack, tried to detonate it

Student allegedly brought bomb to school in backpack, tried to detonate it

A Utah high school student, who had allegedly researched information on the Islamic State terrorist group, has been arrested on suspicion of bringing a homemade bomb to school in his backpack and attempting to detonate it, authorities said today. Classmates of the suspect thwarted the alleged bombing attempt Monday at Pine View High School in St. George, Utah, when they spotted smoke coming from the backpack and alerted a school resource officer, according to the…

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British prime minister calls out opposition leader for ‘mansplaining’

British prime minister calls out opposition leader for ‘mansplaining’

During the often rowdy prime minster’s questions session in the British Parliament today, Theresa May brought her A game, slapping down Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for “mansplaining” to her. “Tomorrow is International Women’s Day,” Corbyn started, “a chance to celebrate how far we’ve come … but also reflect on how far we have to go.” He continued, “As she makes her arms sales pitch, will she also call on the crown prince to halt…

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2nd nor’easter bearing down on East Coast days after deadly storm

2nd nor’easter bearing down on East Coast days after deadly storm

A second nor’easter is bearing down on the East Coast today, just days after a deadly storm tore through the region. The new storm is prompting flight delays and school cancelations across the Northeast today. Initial bursts of rain and snow moved overnight from Washington, D.C., to New York City with some areas already seeing as much as 3 inches. The main storm is still developing off North Carolina’s Outer Banks, as warnings and advisories…

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Oprah recalls how she tried to ‘bridge the divide’ over Trump

Oprah recalls how she tried to ‘bridge the divide’ over Trump

Oprah Winfrey said she wanted to “bridge the divide in the country” when she conducted a pair of controversial roundtable discussions last month that President Donald Trump slammed as “biased and slanted.” “The first time it was a little awkward, and I could tell there were people who actually didn’t want me sitting next to them. So you know what I did? I leaned in closer,” Oprah said on “The Late Show” Tuesday, recalling her…

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