A woman cross country skis on snow covered roads during a large winter blizzard in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Snowstorm falls short of disastrous forecasts

NEW YORK - A blizzard that swept across the Northeast fell short of the most dire predictions that frightened many officials into imposing travel bans.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wall St tumbles with Microsoft, Caterpillar; data weighs 11:15am EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Tuesday, with Microsoft and Caterpillar shares tumbling after quarterly results, while an unexpected decline in durable goods orders also weighed on sentiment.

People hold pictures of Ukrainian army pilot Nadezhda (Nadia) Savchenko as they take part in a rally demanding her liberation by Russia, at Independence Square in central Kiev, January 26, 2015.   REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in 'tense' conflict

KIEV - Nine Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in fighting Russian-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said, as rebels fought to encircle a key town straddling transport routes between their two strongholds.  Full Article 

People ride a double bicycle past a logo of The Alibaba Group at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province November 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Yahoo too much for Alibaba to swallow

Yahoo pushed China's Alibaba into the global spotlight a decade ago with a billion dollar investment. Now the tables are turning.  Video 

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, sitting in a wheelchair, addresses the nation during a televised speech in Buenos Aires, January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Argentine Presidency/Handout via Reuters

Argentine president to dissolve spy agency

BUENOS AIRES - President Cristina Fernandez plans to disband Argentina's intelligence agency amid suspicions that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of a state prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.  Full Article 

A man holds a bottle symbolizing contaminated drinking water during a protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline, which would carry petroleum from Canada to refineries in Texas, outside WorleyParsons engineering consultancy company in Arcadia, California January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

'Not a scientist' won't fly on climate change

WASHINGTON - "'I'm not a scientist' won't be a winner in the presidential field," Republican strategist Ford O'Connell said of the now common response Republican lawmakers and candidates offer when asked about climate change.  Full Article 

Auschwitz: 70 Years On


For Holocaust survivors, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz is a time of loss and sadness.  Video 

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Travel bans lifted in NY, NJ

Travel bans have been lifted in New York and New Jersey after the "historic" northeast winter storm that was predicted, failed to materialize. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).