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Violent ‘bomb cyclone’ sends high tide to near record levels in downtown Boston; motorists stranded

Violent ‘bomb cyclone’ sends high tide to near record levels in downtown Boston; motorists stranded  USA TODAY ‘Polar vortex’ gives way to ‘bomb cyclone.’ This and other weather terms we love  Los Angeles Times Reports: Blizzard-stirred coastal flooding in Boston rivals worst in history  AOL Historic ‘bomb cyclone’ unleashes blizzard conditions from coastal Virginia to New England. Frigid air to follow.  Washington Post Full ...

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Trump proposes massive expansion of offshore drilling

Trump proposes massive expansion of offshore drilling  The Hill Trump Proposes Opening Almost All US Coastal Waters to Oil Drilling  Bloomberg Trump aims to open Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic to offshore drilling in biggest lease sale ever  CNBC Full coverage

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Legalized marijuana use threatened as Sessions rescinds Obama-era directive that eased federal enforcement

Legalized marijuana use threatened as Sessions rescinds Obama-era directive that eased federal enforcement  Washington Post Sessions to end legal marijuana policy from Obama era  NBCNews.com Sessions announces end to policy that allowed legal pot to flourish  Politico A new US attorney for Eastern District  Newsday Full coverage

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The CPU catastrophe will hit hardest in the cloud

The CPU catastrophe will hit hardest in the cloud  The Verge Spectre and Meltdown: Details you need on those big chip flaws  CNET Understanding Meltdown & Spectre: What To Know About New Exploits That Affect Virtually All CPUs  AnandTech Google Online Security Blog: Today’s CPU vulnerability: what you need to know  Google Security Blog Intel Responds to Security Research Findings – Intel Newsroom  Intel Newsroom ...

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A random drawing out of a bowl helped Republicans win a tied Virginia election.

A random drawing out of a bowl helped Republicans win a tied Virginia election.  Washington Post Virginia Republican David Yancey Wins Tie-Breaking Drawing  NPR Republicans win ‘lot draw’ for Virginia House seat  CNN Lady Luck to decide balance of power in Va. House  WTOP If Simonds wins in Va., Dems there should demand ERA ratification  Baltimore Sun Full coverage

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Trump Proposes New Health Plan Options for Small Businesses

Trump Proposes New Health Plan Options for Small Businesses  New York Times Trump administration proposes rules for health plans without certain ACA protections  Washington Post Trump offers new rule going after ObamaCare  The Hill Full coverage

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‘Bomb Cyclone’ Swirls Northward on East Coast, Bringing Snow and Bitter Cold

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Swirls Northward on East Coast, Bringing Snow and Bitter Cold  New York Times Millions face snow, travel chaos as ‘bomb cyclone’ bears down on Northeast  NBCNews.com At least 4 dead as monster ‘bomb cyclone’ winter storm wallops Northeast  ABC News Winter storm threatens East Coast, bringing temps colder than Mars  CNN Why the Bomb Cyclone Hitting the East Coast Is So Unusual  WIRED ...

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Trump Demands That Publisher Halt Release of Critical Book

Trump Demands That Publisher Halt Release of Critical Book  New York Times Bannon didn’t hit back at Trump because he couldn’t  Washington Post Trump’s Blowup With Bannon Means He’s Now All-In With McConnell And GOP Establishment  NPR Trump Tower meeting with Russians ‘treasonous’, Bannon says in explosive book  The Guardian Michael Wolff’s Withering Portrait of President Donald Trump  The New Yorker Full coverage

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2007 quake hit Berkeley with similar magnitude, similar epicenter, similar time

2007 quake hit Berkeley with similar magnitude, similar epicenter, similar time  SFGate What Is the Hayward Fault? Bay Area Earthquake Hits California at ‘Time Bomb’ Zone  Newsweek Earthquake rocks San Francisco Bay Area  CBS News Magnitude / Intensity Comparison – USGS Earthquake Hazards Program  USGS Earthquake Hazards Program More than 9 million people felt magnitude 4.4 earthquake that shook Bay Area  Los Angeles Times Full ...

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Powerball and Mega Millions: What you need to know

Powerball and Mega Millions: What you need to know  USA TODAY Mega Millions changed the game so everyone gets rich – except you  SFGate Powerball numbers drawing yields no winner; lottery jackpot at $550M  WLS-TV Full coverage

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