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31 minutes ago

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 »
25 minutes ago

Israel Shells Lebanon After Missile Strike IDF Vehicle

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. Israel responded by firing at least 20 artillery shells into Lebanon, sparking a significant escalation in border violence. The militant group Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the attack, according to The Associated Press."We will not let terrorists to disturb our life and threaten our security, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his official Twitter account. “We know how to react very strongly against anyone who challenges us." 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. There were no immediate reports on casualties, but a local doctor at a nearby hospital said four soldiers were being treated for light injuries. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Read »
14 minutes ago

Blizzard Overblown? Weather Honcho Defends Predictions

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:58 PM

"Despicable": Japan's Abe Condemns New ISIS Demands

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:09 PM

Michelle Obama Navigates Saudi Limits on Women

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:35 AM

Freshman Stanford Swimmer Accused of Rape on Campus

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:45 PM

Obama Considers Offshore Drilling in Atlantic Coast

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:52 PM

Obama Drops Plan to Tax 529 College Savings Accounts

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:20 AM
2 hours ago

Costumed Mr. Incredible Convicted in Assault on Batgirl Character

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Caught on Camera: Officers Foil Dunkin' Donuts Robbery

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 5:23 PM
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Dramatic Images: Blizzard of 2015

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

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:39 PM

All 43 Students Missing in Mexico Are Dead, Mexican Investigation Finds

2 hours ago

SoCal Father Charged With Murder, Sex Abuse of Infant Girl

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:32 PM

Airlines Dig Out After Northeast Snowstorm

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