A springtime storm is bringing snow and gusty winds to the northeast, after the region has one of its mildest winters on record. The national weather service says several inches of snow could fall Monday from Buffalo, New York to Boston.
Alaska Air group is buying Virgin America in a deal worth $2.6 billion, making Alaska the biggest carrier on the west coast. The proposed merger will also give Seattle-based Airliner a foothold in key airports in New York and Washington.
California has enacted the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect in 2022. Governor Jerry Brown's signing of the bill Monday in Los Angles, and a similar New York effort mark the most ambitious moves yet to close the national divide between rich and poor.
And Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay bridge. California highway patrol posted a video the small dog running furiously on the upper-level of the bridge, while being trailed by a motorcycle officer.
Emily Roseman, the associated press, with AP news minute.