The 2014 Winter Olympics has kicked off in Russia.
The opening ceremonies are today, and Russia has spent billions of dollars preparing for the event. [ABC News]
Today, partly cloudy with a high of 30, and tomorrow, clear skies with a low of 14. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has laid out plans to improve the state's education system. [NBC Connecticut]
The Cooper-Hewitt museum gets a $10 million upgrade. [Wall Street Journal]
Former Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner has passed away. [NY Daily News]
The Brooklyn Nets are in Detroit at 7:30.
The New York Knicks host Denver at 7:30
The New Jersey Devils host Edminton at 7.
The New York Rangers skate in Pittsburgh at 7.
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Today in History
In 1962, the United States bans all Cuban imports and exports.