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Nor'easter Storm Brings Light Snow To New York
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Calm Before the Storm

Northeast residents are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from New Jersey to Maine in up to 2 feet of snow. "This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before," New York's mayor said

Results Are Declared In The Greek General Election

Greece's Radical Left Wins Election

Election winner Syriza gained key support from an anti-bailout party — the right-wing Independent Greeks — allowing it to form a new government

Iowa Freedom Summit Features GOP Presidential  Hopefuls

Presidential Race 'Kicks Off'

Republican candidates-to-be have been dialing for dollars and loyalty in a contest that may prove more consequential than speeches to crowds

A member of the US Secret Service stands guard in front of the White House in Washington on Oct. 23, 2014.

Drone Found at White House

An unmanned aerial vehicle landed inside the White House grounds early Monday, a federal law enforcement official said. The Secret Service responded and determined the drone did not pose a threat

Uzo Aduba of the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" poses backstage with her award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles

See All the Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners

The cream of Hollywood assembled to discover who would be honored at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards. The ceremony is seen as a vital predictor before the all-important Academy Awards. Here are this year's winners


Turkey Censors Facebook Pages

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered authorities to block access in the country to Facebook pages that "insult" the Prophet Muhammad. The court also threatened to block access to Facebook as a whole, if its order isn't implemented


Obama Moves to Protect Alaskan Wildlife

The Obama Administration will ask Congress to protect millions of acres of land in Alaska from a range of human activity including drilling and road construction, officials said. The proposal will undoubtedly meet opposition in Congress

Church of England's First female Bishop Named As The Reverend Libby Lane

Church of England to Ordain First Female Bishop

Male domination in the leadership of the Church of England is coming to an end, as the 500-year-old institution consecrates its first female bishop. Her appointment comes after the church ended a divisive dispute by voting last year to allow women to serve as bishops

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question from Bob Schieffer of CBS News at the 2014 Fiscal Summit organized by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation in Washington, May 14, 2014.

Chris Christie Launches PAC Toward 2016 Run

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launched a federal political action committee, or PAC, on Monday as he seeks to lay the groundwork for a likely 2016 presidential campaign. Several other Republican candidates have long-standing political groups as well

Japan Seeks Jordan's Help in Gaining Hostage's Release

Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries in its race to save a hostage held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), with no signs of progress on securing his release. The group said it had two Japanese hostages

NFL: NFC Championship-Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

The NFL Is Finally on YouTube

The NFL and Google have partnered up to allow content and clips to be posted on YouTube. The NFL YouTube channel, which has already launched, offers previews, in-game highlights and recaps. It will not, at this point, include live-streaming