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New York City in the blizzard of 2015 — New York City shut down its subways and closed its roads and schools to prepare for a historic storm. What it got instead was six inches and a snow day.

Blizzard hits New York City — A blizzard of near epic proportion will hit New York City over the next 48 hours, dumping up to 36 inches of snow in some areas around the city. We set up a livestream in our headquarters in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. The camera is pointed north toward Midtown.

Live updates: Crippling blizzard heads for New England

Watch live: Obama's State of the Union address — President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address on Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. EST. The president is expected to discuss increased taxes, the war on terror, cybersecurity and other topics that will shape his legacy through 2016. Tune in live here.

Portraits of Syrian children living on the run — Five-year-old Qamar likes jumping rope and watching Tom and Jerry cartoons. Her favorite color is red, and she loves horses. When it comes dinnertime, she will never turn down roasted chicken. And even though she isn't even old enough to attend school, Qamar knows she wants to be a doctor when she grows up.

Second standoff underway at Paris grocery store — As French police have the Paris attack suspects cornered near the airport, a second standoff appears to be developing in a different part of the city. According to a Paris prosecutor, a gunman has taken hostages in a kosher market in eastern Paris. Police SWAT is on scene.

'Je Suis Charlie': Huge crowds gather across Europe after Paris attack — Mass vigils were held throughout Europe on Wednesday evening following the Charlie Hebdo terror attack that killed 12 in Paris. Crowds gathered in squares from London to Berlin, holding signs that read "Je Suis Charlie" (I am Charlie), among other phrases of support.

Ferguson grand juror sues for right to tell what happened — A grand juror who served on a St. Louis grand jury that investigated the shooting death of Michael Brown wants to be able to discuss the case that led to no charges for Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. However, it is illegal to discuss the case with permission from the court, so the grand juror is suing St.

13 unsolved mysteries that still need answers in 2015 — From a missing plane to a vast city hidden beneath Earth, 2014 left many stones unturned. Although we made many discoveries over the course of 12 months, some of them led to even more puzzling questions. Will 2015 be the year our search for answers comes to an end?

The most important news story of the year - according to Americans — From the Ebola outbreak to Ferguson protests, 2014 was a year of news that rocked the world. But which one of those stories had the biggest impact on Americans? Mashable posed that question to 1,502 people in the U.S. We surveyed a wide-ranging demographic: both male and female, ages 18 to 65, living in rural and urban communities.
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Jan 27, 2015

Will its new leftist leader put Greece on a collision course with the rest of Europe? @paulmasonnews reports:…

Jan 27, 2015

RT @rupertmurdoch: Lucky! Seems almost no NYTimes printed or distributed in NY today.

Jan 27, 2015

RT @meganspecia: This storm isn't stopping Boston healthcare workers who skied & snowshoed to @BrighamWomens… http://…

Jan 27, 2015

Our #blizzardcam is still live, and as you can see, it looks like just a normal day here.

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