- An Iowa veteran was fired after he reportedly used a forklift to drop a vending machine over and over to dislodge a stuck Twix bar.
- Blizzard Nemo blanketed the Northeast with snow totals that ranged from 6 inches to 3 feet in New York and New England.
- Check here for a blow-by-blow account of the blizzard that hit the Northeast, dumping record-breaking amounts of snow on many areas.
Subway Uproar: Sandwich Chain Under Social Media Fire After Matt Corby Allegedly Posts Picture of 11-Inch Subway Footlong On Facebook [PHOTO]A Subway uproar has broken out after a single Facebook user posted a plaintive plea on the official Subway Facebook page — demonstrating that his, and possibly many others’, Subway footlong measured only eleven inches.
- Economists are optimistic about the housing recovery, provided Washington can strike a deal that keeps mortgage deductions and exemptions intact.
- As Hurricane Irene's path sends it barreling up the East Coast towards New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine, here's a look at the worst hurricanes on record to have hit New England.
- A federal jury has found a 33-year-old Connecticut man guilty of conspiracy and firearms offenses stemming from an alleged attempt to sell firearms and grenades to what he believed was a white supremacist group.
- Upscale men's clothier JoS. A. Bank Clothiers checked in today with a report on its growth plans. The company reported that it cut the proverbial ribbon on its 400th store, which happened to be in the Winter Garden Village of Orlando Florida's Fowler Groves area. In the past 8 years, JOSB has opened more than 300 stores; what's more, it plans to open another 200 stores in the intermediate term, with a goal of 600 locations by 2012.