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Nor'easter Storm Brings Light Snow To New York
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Blizzard to Bury Northeast

The Northeast is braced for "paralyzing, crippling blizzard-like conditions" as the second East Coast winter storm in as many days threatens to dump up to two feet of snow in some areas, forecasters said

US President Barack Obama in India

Obama Lands in India

The president and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after talks Sunday they had made 'breakthrough understanding' in nuclear talks

Chris Christie

Christie Woos Iowa Voters

New Jersey Gov brought a clear message to conservatives at Iowa Freedom Summit: We may not always agree, but you can work with me.


Dennis Rodman Doesn't Believe North Korea Hacked Sony

Basketball star and frequent visitor to the hermit kingdom counters U.S. government's claim that it hacked the movie studio last year. "North Korea is going to hack a comedy, a movie that is really nothing? I can’t see that happening," he said


Japan Shocked By Reports of ISIS Hostage Death

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said a video circulating online purporting to show hostage Haruna Yukawa had been killed was likely authentic, and called on the Islamist militants to release a second hostage, 47-year-old journalist Kenji Goto, unharmed

The 2012 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Paul McCartney - Backstage And Audience

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams Set to Divorce

Nearly six years after the duo tied the knot, Adams, 40, filed for divorce from Moore, 30, PEOPLE confirms. The couple pulled off an under-the-radar wedding in March 2009 in Savannah, Georgia, just four weeks after announcing their engagement

New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Press Conference

Pats Coach Blames Atmospheric Changes for 'Deflategate'

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Saturday that a vigorous preparation process and atmospheric changes—not any tampering by his team—were to blame for the deflated game balls used in the Patriots' win over the Indianapolis Colts

Measles California

Anti-Vaxxers Fingered in Disney Measles Outbreak

Spokesman for the California state health department says "unvaccinated individuals have been the principal factor" in a mid-December measles outbreak at Disneyland that has infected more than 70 people in six western states and Mexico

Box, Inc. Chairman, CEO & co-founder Aaron Levie, second from right, gets a high-five during opening bell ceremonies to mark the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange on Jan. 23, 2015.

Meet Silicon Valley's Newest Star: Box

After going public Friday, the cloud-based storage company saw its stock price surge, in yet one more sign of the huge appetite for new tech stocks on Wall Street. It is the first highly successful IPO of 2015


Rebels Launch Offensive in Ukraine

Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, as Ukraine's top rebel leader announced that an offensive had begun on the strategically important port

Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gestures next to his wife Melinda French Gates during the session 'Sustainable Development: A Vision for the Future' in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos

Bill Gates: HIV Vaccine a Reality by 2030

The philanthropist and Microsoft founder believes a vaccine and a raft of new intensive drugs will significantly impact the global struggle against the virus which has claimed the lives on millions over the past 30 years