Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
NEW YORK (AP) — Northeast residents are girding 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.
Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.
Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs
CHICAGO (AP) — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.
New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.
Greece's Syriza to form gov't after election victory
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Left-wing Greek election winner Syriza gained key support from an anti-bailout party Monday, allowing it to form a new government.
Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison
CAIRO (AP) — The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said.
Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.
Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS
HONG KONG (AP) — The website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday by a group that proclaimed support for the militant Islamic State group and also vowed to release data stolen from the site.
AP Interview: Iraq 'sleeper cells' fight Islamic State group
BAGHDAD (AP) — "Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press.
Afghan economic crisis looms as foreign aid dollars depart
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's fragile economy has lost around a third of its value in the past year as international aid organizations that poured in cash for more than a decade have drastically scaled back after Western forces effectively ended their 13-year war against the Taliban.
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