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Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast
NEW YORK (AP) -- A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- For years, ex-CIA case officer Jeffrey Sterling was the one under indictment but prosecutors' primary focus of pursuit was journalist Jeffrey Risen....
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Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans' oldest cemetery
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A historic New Orleans cemetery that may have started New Orleans' tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists on their own because of repeated vandalism among the tombs, the Roman Catholic archdiocese that owns the property has announced....
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What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm
The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the storm:...
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The latest on the Northeast snowstorm
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Bodies found after Ga. couple lured by Craigslist contact
McRAE, Ga. (AP) -- Three days after Bud Runion posted an ad on the website Craigslist that he was seeking to buy a 1966 Mustang convertible, he and his wife set out for a small farming community in southern Georgia to meet with a potential seller. Then they vanished....
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5 things about the trans-Pacific balloon challenge
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- An international team is piloting a helium-filled balloon across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to break two major ballooning records. Here are five things to know about the challenge....
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Coast Guard suspends search for small plane in Wash. canal
SEABECK, Wash. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says it has suspended its efforts to find a survivor after more than eight hours of searching Washington's Hood Canal in an area where a small plane is believed to have crashed....
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Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling plan, a member of the Alaska congressional delegation said Monday....
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People across the Northeast US prepare for snowstorm
The snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast sent people scrambling Monday to gas up their cars, stock their refrigerators and charge their phones. Travelers rushed to get to their destinations before airports closed, rail service was suspended and roads were declared off-limits....
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Lawmakers to weigh NY speaker's fate following charges
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democrats in New York's state Assembly are debating whether to call for the ouster of their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges....
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Sentencing day for Chicago twins who turned on cartel
CHICAGO (AP) -- Twin Chicago brothers reviled by Mexican cartels but praised by prosecutors as among the most valuable traffickers-turned-informants in recent history are set to be sentenced in a federal courthouse in their hometown amid tight security....
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Hundreds testify in Idaho Capitol for 'Add the Words' bill
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Bishop Brian Thom stood quietly in front of Idaho lawmakers, hastily collecting his thoughts on how to respond to the question he had just been handed in front of religious freedom supporters and hundreds of gay rights advocates....
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Ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse at trial
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once threw up outside a Taco Bell when he saw someone who looked like the man, he testified in the opening day of a civil trial....
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Poll
How would you rate the planning for and reaction to the northeast storm?
  Overkill! Closings, and bans should happen on a need-be basis.
  Appropriate. Better safe than sorry!
 
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