The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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January 26, 2015

‘Historic’ Storm Headed for Northeast U.S.

A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 ft. of snow from New Jersey to Connecticut on Monday, crippling a region largely spared so far this winter. “This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

How Much to Exercise

Exercise recommendations are just set far too high to motivate the people who need them the most, according to a new study

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

See All the Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners

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

Greece’s Anti-Bailout Syriza Party Wins Historic Victory

A radical left-wing party that is demanding an end to Greece’s painful austerity measures won Sunday’s parliamentary elections, threatening renewed turmoil in global markets and throwing the country’s continued membership in the Eurozone into question

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega Named Miss Universe

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, 21, was crowned Miss Universe in a live show in Miami on Sunday night. Miss USA Nia Sanchez from Las Vegas was named runner-up, along with Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha

Japan Seeks Jordan’s Help on Gaining Hostage’s Release

Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries on Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group, with no signs of progress on securing his release. The group said in an online video on Jan. 20 that it had two Japanese hostages

Duke Basketball Coach Is First to Get 1,000 Wins

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski became the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach 1,000 career wins when the Blue Devils defeated St. John’s 77-68 at Madison Square Garden. “I was just trying to survive this game,” he said

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

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

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

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

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