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    Nor'easter in the Northeast (11 photos)

    The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day. The…

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    Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds (7 photos)

    A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat. (AP)

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    Great blizzard of 1888 changes NYC (12 photos)

    The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States. Snowfalls of 20–60 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet.…

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    NYC Home Depot shooting (9 photos)

    Two people were killed after a shooting in a Home Depot store in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood on Sunday afternoon in what appears to be a murder-suicide, two New York Police Department (NYPD) spokesmen said. One male individual, who preliminary NYPD investigations suggest was the shooter, was…

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    Photos of the day - January 25, 2015 (26 photos)

    A Catholic devotee holds an image of the Child Jesus also known as "Santo Nino" a week after Pope Francis made his apostolic visit to Manila, Philippines, a man swims in the icy water marking the 71st anniversary of the breaking the Nazi siege of Leningrad during WWII, in St. Petersburg and a girl…

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    Ghosts of Auschwitz (19 photos)

    Ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camp will take place on January 27, with some 300 former Auschwitz prisoners taking part in the commemoration event. The Germans built the Auschwitz camp in 1940 as a place of incarceration for the Poles. From 1942, it became the…

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    Historical images of New York City Subway (62 photos)

    The first subway line in New York City opened about 35 years after the first elevated train line in NYC, October 27, 1904. The subway lines opened in 1904 were owned and run by privately owned companies. They also started some elevated train lines in Brooklyn. In 1913 New York City built and…

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    Most beautiful roads (19 photos)

    A globe-trotting photographer has captured some of the worlds most beautiful roads. Andy Lee's roads series features picturesque routes running through the likes of Iceland, Wales, England and Scotland. The photographer, 46, began taking pictures for this series in 2013. And since then Andy, from…

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    Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins landmark election (26 photos)

    A Greek state TV exit poll was projecting that anti-bailout party Syriza had won Sunday's parliamentary elections — in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in Greece. But it was unclear whether Syriza had won a decisive enough victory over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' incumbent…

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    Deadly clashes in Egypt (12 photos)

    Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left 13 people dead and dozens injured. Another two people died when an explosive device they were planting under a…

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    President Obama’s trip to India (45 photos)

    Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in…

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  • New York Times columnist ‘fuming’ after son allegedly stopped by Yale police at gunpoint

    Charles M. Blow says his son was stopped by a Yale University police officer at gunpoint Saturday night because he fit the description of a possible burglary suspect.

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  • Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa

    “We’re not going to win votes … unless we can lay out a hopeful optimistic message,” paired with specific policy ideas that voters believe “can actually happen,” Bush said. “Hope and a positive agenda wins out over an angry reaction, every day of the week. And the message should be about what the…

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  • Surfers caught inside monster wave while seeking thrills in Hawaii

    Big-wave surfers chase extreme thrills at Peʻahi, a Hawaiian hotspot known for massive waves.

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    Photos of the day - January 24, 2015 (28 photos)

    Indian artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays his creation, an image of U.S. President Barack Obama carved on a duck's egg shell in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, the peleton rides past a roadsign warning of kangaroos during the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under in Australia and the gold mask of…

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    Thousands rally in Yemen capital (30 photos)

    Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa Saturday in the biggest protest yet against a Shiite militia takeover of the capital that has plunged the country into turmoil. The demonstration came as regions in the formerly independent south stepped up their defiance after the Shiite…

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    Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83 (25 photos)

    Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, the pioneering and famously affable slugger hailed by the team for which he played 19 seasons as "the greatest Cub in franchise history," has died at age 83, the club said in a statement on Friday. A shortstop and first baseman renowned as "Mr. Cub" and "Mr.…

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  • Queen Elizabeth once pranked Saudi King Abdullah

    When it was still forbidden for women in Saudi Arabia to drive, Queen Elizabeth took Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for a spin in her royal Land Rover.

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