Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, America's War on Terror has expanded drastically, and with it, the interpretation of the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), which gave the president the initial power to mobilize US Armed Forces against those responsible. Yet, America is no closer to ending that open-ended war than when it began, and its endless state is prompting serious questions about the legality of the recent initiatives waged against ISIS, and whether safeguards are in place to prevent a single person—President Obama or his successors—from committing America to perpetual warfare.
Long Island's two groundhogs were agreed with Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog of all, who all did not see their shadows, effectively predicting an early spring. New York City's Staten Island Chuck and Connecticut’s Chuckles also were in agreement. New Jersey's two groundhogs disagreed.
Nathan Barnwell was charged with manslaughter, weapons possession and tampering with evidence.
A&P warned 4,732 local Pathmark and Waldbaum's workers may be laid off a month after the grocer said 472 LI workers will get pink slips.