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Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "c... Full Story

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  • Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow
    Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

    NEW YORK (AP) — 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 dy.

  • What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast
    What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast

    The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:

  • Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who ca find where their targets are parked.

  • Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals
    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.

  • Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses
    Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he'd be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.

  • Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood
    Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage, not to a deity but to something similar — the people they see on TV and in the movies.

  • Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks
    Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?

  • Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami
    Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

    MIAMI (AP) — Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.

  • Sex-abuse civil trial to unveil Boy Scout 'perversion' files
    Sex-abuse civil trial to unveil Boy Scout 'perversion' files

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Previously sealed Boy Scout "perversion" files spanning 16 years could soon be in the public eye as part of a negligence lawsuit set for trial Monday that a victim of sex abuse filed against the organization.

  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations
    Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi.

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