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Morning Brief: February 9

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Have you ever wondered what it looks like when a star dies? The Hubble Telescope captured images of just that earlier this week -- something that is nearly impossible to do because it happens in the blink of an eye. [CNN]

 

NEED TO KNOW

Trump's Supreme Court nom criticizes his attacks on federal judges [Washington Post]

Homeland Security: Travel vetting could include passwords and tweets [NPR]

Public schools closed as NYC is hit with winter storm [NY Daily News]

Absolute chaos at La Guardia because of the storm [NBC News]

New Jersey boy becomes first transgender boy scout [NBC News]

 

SPORTS

The Rangers host the Nashville Predators at 7 tonight. The Islanders are also in action. They're in Philadelphia taking on the Flyers at 7.

 

WEATHER

Expect snow until 6 PM with a high of 31. Tonight it'll be windy with a low of 23.

 

 

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • White Denim @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • Bob Mould @ City Winery
  • Neil Gaiman @ The Town Hall
  • Sampha @ Terminal 5
  • Alter Bridge @ PlayStation Theatre
  • The Dustbowl Revival @ Union Pool
  • Matthew E. White & Flo Morrissey @ Baby’s All Right
  • The Weeklings @ The Cutting Room

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1942, Daylight Savings Time was instituted to conserve fuel during World War 2.