In a surprise to no one, the Pentagon backed arming Syrian rebels. NYTimes
The hunt is on for an ex-cop who has gone on a shooting rampage in retaliation for having been fired. NYTimes
There’s a storm coming! If you live on the east coast, there could be up to two feet of snow through today and tomorrow. Remember: drive slowly, brake slowly, and stay home if you can. NPR
A powerful quake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. CNN
Legal grounds for drone strikes are questionable. ProPublica
Rarer than rare baseball card sells for $92,000. Chicago Tribune
To make yourself feel better, here’s a gorgeous video of birds.