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Blizzard-Stricken New England Digs Out

New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out on Wednesday, and a statewide travel ban in Massachusetts was lifted. Eastern Massachusetts, which fared worse than western Massachusetts, saw more than 2 feet of snow from the storm. In Boston, there was a record snowfall on Tuesday alone with 18.5 inches of snow, shattering the previous record set in 2011 of 8.8 inches of snow. Thousands lost power, including all of Nantucket island. Officials in Nantucket say all public school, private schools and town offices will be closed on Wednesday. Read »
51 minutes ago

Jordan Ready to Swap Terrorist for ISIS Hostage: Official

30 minutes ago

Freshman Stanford Swimmer Accused of Rape on Campus

22 minutes ago

Israel Shells Lebanon After Missile Strikes IDF

Israel Defense Forces said "several" people were injured Wednesday after an Israeli military vehicle was hit by an anti-tank missile near the Israeli-Lebanese border, security officials said, NBC News reported. A local doctor at a nearby hospital said four soldiers were being treated for light injuries. Israel responded by firing at least 20 artillery shells into Lebanon. The militant group Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the attack, according to The Associated Press. "We will not let terrorists disturb our life and threaten our security," said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his official Twitter account. The clash came after Israel launched airstrikes earlier Wednesday targeting Syrian army artillery posts in response to rockets fired the previous day into the Israeli-held Golan Heights. Read »
21 minutes ago

Kim Jong Un to Make 1st Foreign Trip To Russia

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make his first foreign visit to Russia in May, in celebration of the Soviet victory over Germany in World War II, Reuters reported. Kim, who took power in 2011 after the death of his father Kim Jong Il, is likely to visit China following the trip to Russia. "About 20 state leaders have confirmed their attendance, and the North Korean leader is among them," South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a Kremlin spokesman as saying. Russia marks the victory anniversary annually on May 9. The Russia trip is also an opportunity for both countries to boost ties. Read »
Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Obama Drops Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 7:09 PM

Michelle Obama Navigates Saudi Limits on Women

10 minutes ago

Georgia Mom, 3 Kids Dead In Murder-Suicide: Police

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:20 AM
Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 5:52 PM

Snowstorm Shutdown Was Overkill, New Yorkers Complain

19 minutes ago

Twitter Terror: Online Threats Against Flights Continue

A flight from Los Angeles International Airport to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago received an online threat early Tuesday afternoon, the fourth day in a row that an online threat was made against an aircraft, NBC News reported. On Saturday, two planes were escorted by fighter jets to Atlanta's airport after bomb threats were made via Twitter. A day later, a Delta Air Lines jet from Los Angeles to Orlando was diverted after another threat was made on the site. On Monday, several bomb threats targeting Southwestern flights popped up online. FBI officials have expressed concern regarding the increase in online threats that now number more than a dozen overall. "All threats are taken seriously and will be investigated," The FBI said in a statement. Read »
Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM
By Daniel Sircar

Dramatic Images: Blizzard of 2015

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, poundi... See Full Gallery »

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Alleged American ISIS Commander Killed: Reports

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NYC's "Rent Is Too Damn High" Candidate Facing Eviction

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:37 PM

Fake Furniture Store a Front for Massive Pot Farm: Sheriff

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