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    Nor'easter slams the Northeast (77 photos)

    People across the Northeast rushed home early from their workday Monday as mass transit options closed early amid forecasts of a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow. The National Weather Service…

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  • Live updates: Northeast braces for 'potentially historic' blizzard

    More than 50 million people from Philadelphia to Boston are bracing for a potentially historic winter storm that could leave up to three feet of snow in its wake.

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  • Democrats accuse GOP of breaking promises on Benghazi panel

    Democrats on the special House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks have accused Republicans of conducting the committee’s work without them and withholding information that would undermine the credibility of the panel itself, according to three letters obtained by Yahoo News.

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  • Seal and dog meet for the first time and it’s adorable

    What happens when a dog and a seal meet? A whole lot of cuteness.

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  • Minnesota brothers are back with incredible snow sculpture

    With a historic snowstorm targeting much of the Northeast, it makes sense that the white stuff is the star of our story today.

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    Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment (22 photos)

    For 125 years, National Geographic has documented the world and all that is in it with stunning photography that captures the soul of a story beyond the words on a page. Some of the most powerful narratives of the past decade have been produced by a forward-thinking generation of women…

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  • How to prepare for the blizzard of 2015

    The Northeast is bracing for what some predict may be a historic blizzard, with up to two feet of snow expected from Massachusetts to New Jersey. As newscasters take to the streets, grocery stores and airports for the classic coverage of presnow panic, those in the eye of the storm would be wise to…

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    Surviving faces of the Holocaust (25 photos)

    As the liberation of Auschwitz approaches its 70th anniversary this month, Reuters photographers took portraits of now elderly survivors. About 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, were killed at the Nazi camp which has became a symbol of the horrors of the Holocaust and World War Two, which…

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    Photos of the day - January 26, 2015 (33 photos)

    Cambodian Nget Khun, convicted resident of squatter areas in Boeung Kak's lakeside, cries at a police van window at the appeals court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a woman takes a selfie with a seal in a water tunnel at the zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station…

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    Church of England consecrates first woman bishop (22 photos)

    The Church of England consecrated its first woman bishop on Monday, the culmination of years of efforts by Church modernizers to overcome opposition from traditionalists - one of whom briefly shouted a protest during the service. More than two decades after the Church allowed women to become…

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    Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds (10 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) Find more news-related pictures in our photo galleries and…

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  • Blizzard of 1888: How 1 storm changed New York City forever

    As New York City braces for a blizzard forecasters say could be historic, some residents are looking back to the one that historians say changed the city forever.

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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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