Fourth Nor'Easter in three weeks to hit Mid-Atlantic on first day of Spring

Fourth Nor'Easter in three weeks to hit Mid-Atlantic on first day of Spring

A wintry-mix is in the forecast for the Baltimore-area on this first day of Spring. the National Weather Service says a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain today is likely to drop anywhere from a trace to an inch or two of snow.

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The British government says it is seeking a warrant to search databases and servers belonging to Cambridge Analytica, the London-based firm accused of using data from 50 million Facebook users to influence the 2016 presidential campaign.

Liz Brasher Storms Stubb's Stage With 'Outcast'

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Last Wednesday night, Liz Brasher lit up the room with engaging guitar riffs, vocals bursting with otherworldly power and excitement that bubbled off the stage. Each song in this short set further highlighted her arsenal of talents — take the example this throw-down, titled "Outcast."


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There has been a shooting at a high school in St. Mary's County, Md., resulting in two people being injured, according to the local sheriff's department. The suspected shooter has also been transported to a hospital.

Great Mills High School "is on lock down the event is contained, the Sheriff's office is on the scene additional information to follow," the St. Mary's County school district wrote in a tweet.

This year's World Happiness Report doesn't have too many surprises — Scandinavian countries occupy many of the smiliest slots. But there's a West African country that's getting rave reviews for its happiness. Togo, which ranked at the very bottom of the 2015 World Happiness Report, comes in this year as the "biggest gainer," the report says. That means Togo is the country with the most-improved level of happiness in the world.

WATCH: How A Tick Digs Its Hooks Into You

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Spring is here. Unfortunately for hikers and picnickers enjoying the warmer weather, the new season is prime time for ticks, which can transmit bacteria that cause Lyme disease.

How they latch on — and stay on — is a feat of engineering that scientists have been piecing together. Once you know how a tick's mouth works, you understand why it's impossible to simply flick a tick.

There's a quote from The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger's 2003 bestseller, that turns up a lot in DIY inspirational art — the kind you see on Pinterest, with a picture of a beach or mountain vista overlaid with Photoshopped text. It reads: "It's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life." This is a so-so line as far as inspirational quotes go, but it's a remarkably efficient distillation of its author's ethos.

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A package destined for an address in Austin, Texas, exploded at a FedEx distribution facility near San Antonio early Tuesday morning, reportedly resulting to a slight injury to an employee.

"One person was treated and released at the scene," the Schertz Police Department says.

The FBI has agents at the site of the explosion, which comes after a string of bombings in Austin. FBI spokeswoman Michelle Lee says, "We believe that the explosion is likely connected" to those earlier blasts.