Winter storm "Draco" continues to wreak havoc with heavy snow and winds

Winter storm 'Draco' wreaks havoc across U.S. with 5,200 flights delayed and heavy snow stranding millions trying to get home for Christmas 131 flights cancelled today and 5,843 delayed across the U.S.National Weather Service issues winter storm warnings for Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Ohio as well as parts of Northern California and Oregon Delays of an hour or more were reported at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and La Guardia Airport in New YorkAt least four people dead in treacherous driving conditionsThree people killed in 25-vehicle pileup in Iowa after drivers were blinded by snow | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 22 December 2012 Powerful winds and snow whipped parts of the eastern United States on Saturday, carrying the promise of a white Christmas while threatening to cause havoc for the many Americans traveling for the holidays. The storm moving in from the Midwest was sending strong winds into the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England and buried parts of Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin in more than a foot of snow earlier this week.

Like father NOT like son: Offspring of cocaine users less likely to develop habit

Like father NOT like son: Offspring of cocaine users less likely to develop habit | UPDATED: 20:15 GMT, 16 December 2012 The sons of men addicted to cocaine are actually LESS likely to develop the drug habit themselves, according to a new study. Scientists looked at the offspring of cocaine-addicted male rats and assessed what impact their father's addiction had on their own behaviour when given the Class A drug.

Boy, 7, shot dead in his car booster seat in front of gun store as his dad backed out of parking space

Father accidentally shoots dead son, 7, who was in his booster seat in the parking lot in front of gun store | UPDATED: 22:22 GMT, 8 December 2012 A man's handgun went off while he was holding it as he got into his truck in the parking lot of a western Pennsylvania gun store Saturday and the shot killed his 7-year-old son, authorities said.

Nazi concentration camp guard who says he was forced to fight for Hitler takes U.S. deportation battle to highest court

Nazi concentration camp guard fighting deportation from the U.S. claims he was forced to join the SSAnton Geiser, 88, claims he was forced to join the SS as a 17-year-old He has lived in Sharon, Pennsylvania for over 50 years He didn't tell his family about his Nazi service until 2004 Justice department lawyers said he engaged in 'crimes against humanity' | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 7 December 2012 Former Nazi guard Anton Geiser, 88, has appealed against a deportation ruling arguing he was forced to serve in the SS A former Nazi concentration camp guard, who has lived in the U.S