30 Oct 2012 11:16 AM EST
- by Sarah Jordan, Contributing Writer
Mayor Bloomberg, in a press conference on Tuesday morning, announced that New York City's public schools will be closed for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, October 31.
Subway systems are likely not going to be restored by Wednesday, although the mayor did state that he expects buses to be restored by tomorrow and roads to be cleared. Seven subway lines in the East River are flooded.
Other area school municipalities will also likely close tomorrow, as well as private schools in the area.
Berlin has banned car service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, for not offering drivers and vehicles licensed to carry passengers, or full insurance cover, the German...
An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting....