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A monster snow storm is expected to slam into the northeast Monday and Tuesday, dumping heavy snow in Boston and New York, and packing winds gusting up to 65 mph. A blizzard warning is posted for an area from New Jersey to the Canadian border.
White House doesn't plan to meet with the Prime Minister during his visit to speak to Congress. | NETANYAHU TO SPEAK 'WHILE THERE IS STILL TIME'
"Birdman" won the big prize -- outstanding motion picture cast -- at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, but it was talk about heritage and diversity that captured the evening.
Officials are faced with making a tricky call on whether it's safe to allow normal life to go on when a storm is coming.
British Prime Minister David Cameron got an unexpected call from someone claiming to be one of the country's top spy chiefs.
Still seeking justice in their son's death, Kendrick Johnson's parents will face the justice system themselves Monday on misdemeanor charges related to a 2013 protest, their attorney said.
Shoppers crowded into a Manhattan Home Depot store to prepare for an anticipated snowstorm streamed into the streets Sunday afternoon after an employee shot a store manager and then himself, according to NYPD spokesman Sgt. Brendan Ryan.
Longtime New York City radio and television personality Joe Franklin has died. He was 88.
Celebrities arrive in Los Angeles for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, January 25.
A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don't worry -- we'll be safe.
A Georgia couple went missing after leaving their home to respond to a Craigslist ad about a car.
It was an innocent mistake, one that was easy to correct -- before the social media age.
CNN's Poppy Harlow talks with Robert Baer and Peter Bergen about countries possibly paying terrorists to release hostages.
Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Bill Maher criticized the movie "American Sniper" and deceased Navy Seal Chris Kyle calling him a "psychopath patriot."
Greek voters began voting Sunday in an election that could lead to a dramatic showdown with the debt-laden nation's lenders.
On Sunday, a wire rope snapped as the fuselage reached the surface. The previous day, the wreckage cut through a strap connecting it to a big balloon.
In a televised confession in 2005 Sajida al-Rishawi recounted how she tried to take part in a string of attacks that killed at least 57 people, but her bomb failed to detonate.
The Obama administration is moving to block oil and gas production along a major part of Alaska's northern coastline, setting off another energy battle with Republican lawmakers.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pals, if you haven't heard.
In Paris on Thursday, fashion designer Rick Owens gave audiences quite a show when he sent male models down the runway wearing clothes with peepholes that offered a glimpse of the guys' formerly private parts.
A video posted online by a known ISIS supporter shows Japanese hostage Kenji Goto holding a photograph of what appears to be beheaded ISIS hostage Haruna Yukawa.
And they say people are disengaged from politics.
It's enough to make Mulder and Scully seethe with envy.
President Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have moved forward on efforts to provide liability protection to U.S. firms that build civilian nuclear projects in India. | OBAMA: YEMEN UNREST WON'T HALT DRONES | OBAMA: DON'T BULLY UKRAINE
Badass women of sci-fi.
President Barack Obama used Tuesday night's State of the Union address to demand action on progressive priorities — but his silence on a number of key issues spoke just as loudly as his words.
When Bill Stokes visits a cafe near the state Capitol, he admires one man behind the counter. To him, Chuck Petrucelly represents a life saved.
"Saturday Night Lives' " 'Tom Brady' and 'Bill Belichick' offer their explanation on the controversy over deflated footballs surrounding the New England Patriots.
A black-and-white photo shows the 16-year-old ballerina at her prime, mere months before her world would be destroyed.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer describes his visit to Auschwitz and the moment he realized his grandparents' fate. Watch "Voices of Auschwitz" Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.
It doesn't get much better than an overwater bungalow in the Maldives.
Can you spot the fake baby? Jeanne Moos takes aim at "American Sniper" for using a doll rather than a real baby.
A new app shows you where there's a nearby toilet at someone's home or even office. WABC has the story.
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