A woman with a child casts her ballot at a polling station in an elementary school during Greece's parliamentary elections in Athens January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Greek leftists Syriza aim for landmark election win

ATHENS - Greeks began voting in an election expected to bring to power the radical leftist Syriza party, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.  Full Article 

After a bear hug, Obama gets down to business with Modi in India 4:43am EST

NEW DELHI - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked on a series of bilateral agreements at a summit on Sunday that both sides hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership. | Video

Ukrainian servicemen guard their position in the village of Luhanska, Luhansk region January 24, 2015. REUTERS/Oleksandr Klymenko

Rebels attack key Ukraine port, 30 dead

KIEV - Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, prompting the European Union's foreign policy chief to warn of a further "grave deterioration" in EU-Russian relations.  Full Article 

Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie waves after speaking at the Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, January 24, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Presidential candidates compete for support

DES MOINES - Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 jockeyed for support from conservatives in the early voting state of Iowa, and some raised doubts about the prospects for party front runners Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush.  Full Article 

A woman walks past a bicycle covered in snow during a winter snowstorm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Winter storm hits Northeast

A winter storm brought freezing rain and snow to New York City, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and was heading into New England, causing hazardous travel conditions and delays.  Full Article 

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The Exchange: Icy relations

Director Gabe Polsky discusses his new film “Red Army” about the Soviet Union’s hockey dynasty and its lasting impact on Russia.  Video 

Bernice King and Martin Luther King III speakat the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, July 7, 2009. REUTERS/Mark J. Terrill/Pool

One lawsuit left in Martin Luther King dispute

ATLANTA - One of two lawsuits involving the children of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was dropped, possibly signaling a thaw in tensions as they fight over the sale of his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.  Full Article 

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Polls open in crucial Greek election

Some nine million Greeks head to the polls in a crucial election seen as a reaction to years of austerity. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

UFO hunter: Wearing a hat shaped like a alien space craft, Jim Muyres, of Madison Lake, Minn., video tapes the arcade outside of the international UFO convention in Roswell, the site of an alleged UFO crash in 1947. ake/DIGITAL/Photo by J.

Of UFOs, tinfoil hats and travel

From teachable homepages to induction cookers--some highlights from the week that was.   Full Article