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Monster snowstorm swirls into densely populated Northeast US
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow swirled into the Northeast.... 1/26/2015 8:17 PM

The latest on the Northeast snowstorm
3 P.M. EST... 1/26/2015 8:17 PM

The 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 years
The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S.... 1/26/2015 8:31 PM

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Solid economic growth will help the federal budget deficit shrink this year to its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, according to congressional estimates released Monday.... 1/26/2015 7:38 PM

Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage - a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal.... 1/26/2015 8:28 PM

Identical twins who spilled cartel secrets to be sentenced
CHICAGO (AP) -- In the underworld of illegal drug trafficking, identical twins Pedro and Margarito Flores rose from middling Chicago dealers to partners of Mexico's most notorious cartel lord, eventually building a nearly $2 billion franchise that spanned much of North America.... 1/26/2015 7:46 PM

Lawyer: Abuse prevention program protects Boy Scouts
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- An attorney defending the Boy Scouts against a sex abuse lawsuit in California says the organization acknowledges mistakes in the past but now has a robust child protection program in place.... 1/26/2015 7:56 PM

Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.... 1/26/2015 5:12 PM

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 would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.... 1/26/2015 7:31 PM

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking app disabled
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police.... 1/26/2015 8:15 PM

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