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Major Nor'easter: 50 Million People in Blizzard's Path

abcnews.go.com — A clipper system that brought snow and slick roads to the Midwest on Sunday is expected to rapidly intensify as it hits the Northeast, bringing blizzard conditions from New York City to Boston.
Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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2 Planes Evacuated in Seattle, 3rd Flight Diverted to Dallas

abcnews.go.com — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern." Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says a JetBlue flight from Long Beach, California, and a regional SkyWest jet from Phoenix were the planes involved. The flights arrived late Sunday afternoon.
Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Massive Asteroid 2004 BL86 to Pass Within 745,000 Miles of Earth

abcnews.go.com — A massive asteroid is set to safely pass Earth Monday. According to NASA scientists, the asteroid 2004 BL86 is approximately 1,500 feet across and will come closest to Earth at 11:19 a.m. ET. The asteroid will be approximately 745,000 miles away - about three times the distance between the earth...

Millions of GMO Insects Could Be Released in Florida Keys

abcnews.go.com — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S. neighborhood.

Spokesman: Secret Service Recovers 'Device' at White House

abcnews.go.com — A spokesman for President Barack Obama says a "device" has been found on the grounds of the White House. Spokesman Josh Earnest says early indications are that the device does not pose a threat to anyone in the building. Obama and his wife, Michelle, are on a three-day visit to India,...

Greece's Syriza Seeks Coalition Partners After Poll Win

abcnews.go.com — Greece's left-wing Syriza party is preparing to launch coalition talks hours after a landmark general election victory fought on a pledge to rewrite the country's massive bailout deal with the eurozone. Alexis Tsipras' Syriza just missed a majority in parliament after defeating Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' conservative coalition by a wider than expected margin.
Jan 26, 2015

#Syriza & its creditors are stuck in a Gordian Knot, both sides will need to cave on smthing. @economistmeg on @AP goo.gl/RPfCKe

2 People Shot at Home Depot in NYC's Flatiron District

abcnews.go.com — Two people were shot at a Home Depot in New York City's Flatiron District, police said today. The conditions of the two people shot were unknown. Developing story. More to come...

Major Nor'easter to Disrupt Travel for Millions Bringing Heavy Snow and Blizzard Conditions

abcnews.go.com — A clipper system that brought snow and slick roads to the Midwest on Sunday is expected to rapidly intensify as it hits the Northeast, bringing blizzard conditions from New York City to Boston.
Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Thinks He Could 'Certainly' Win Iowa

abcnews.go.com — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks he could "certainly" win Iowa in 2016. Christie spoke exclusively with ABC News following his speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit, the first major event of the year to bring together a dozen potential presidential candidates in Iowa. Christie has made six trips to the Hawkeye State since 2014.

Michelle Obama Has India Buzzing About Her Outfit

abcnews.go.com — Michelle Obama is taking something of a backseat on her husband's second trip to India, with no official schedule of her own and no Indian first lady on hand to keep her company. But she is creating buzz with her wardrobe, turning heads with her choice of outfit the second she stepped off Air Force...

Malaysia Air Site Hacked by Group Claiming Support for IS

abcnews.go.com — The website of embattled Malaysia Airlines has been hacked by a group proclaiming support for Islamic State group. The airline's site was changed on Monday, at first with a message saying "404 - Plane Not Found" and that it was "Hacked by Cyber Caliphate." The browser tab for the website...

Bill Belichick Explains NFL 'Deflate-Gate' in His Own Words

abcnews.go.com — The head coach of the New England Patriots cites "atmospheric conditions" as the cause of the NFL playoff scandal.
Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Gov. Bobby Jindal: U.S. Needs a Spiritual Revival

abcnews.go.com — Like a lot of Republicans with national name recognition, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is "seriously looking" at a 2016 White House bid, but he says the country needs more that just for the right candidate to win.

The Beatles' Ringo Starr Lists Colorado Ranch

abcnews.go.com — View The Beatles' drummer, Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara Bach have listed their Colorado ranch for $3.85 million. The 15.8-acre property is located 25 minutes north of Aspen. Starr and Bach have retreated here since 1991, when they bought the place for $1.164 million.
Jan 25, 2015

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Complete List of Winners at 21st Annual SAG Awards

abcnews.go.com — A complete list of winners at Sunday's 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards: MOVIES: Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" Supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, "Whiplash" Supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood" ...

What Causes House Fires to Rage Out of Control?

abcnews.go.com — Now to a seasonal danger, house fires. Annually, an average of 905 die every year. And many are left homeless. Kendisgibbsen has the story. Reporter: A fire quickly destroying two homes. Firefighters battling the conditions. All 12 residents, escaping the flames. Across the country this week, crews kept busy with massive fires.
Jan 25, 2015

Why are fires recently spreading faster than generations past?... legit cause/effect... our story on ABC World... fb.me/3T6HspU1r

3 Running Mistakes That Can Pack on Pounds

abcnews.go.com — intro: I recently started training for a marathon this spring. It'll be my third go at the 26.2-mile distance, so I have all sorts of goals for it. One of my goals, you might be surprised to hear, is not to gain weight during training. Huh? Gain weight? Yep.

Federal Judge Stays Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling

abcnews.go.com — A federal judge has stayed her order overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban for two weeks. But U.S. District Judge Callie V. S. Granade refused the state attorney general's request to put her ruling on indefinite hold. Grande said the two-week stay would give the state time to appeal her...
Jan 25, 2015

US judge puts 2-week hold on ruling overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban but rejects indefinite stay tinyurl.com/l9nozof by @AP #LGBT

Hidden America: Chilling New Look at Sex Trafficking in the US

abcnews.go.com — Tonight we're going to bring you a really powerful and eye-opening report that might challenge everything you think you know about prostitution. It's the latest in our series "Hidden America." And I'm here with our colleague Diane sawyer. Welcome back, Diane. So great to see you, juju.