Men play in the snow along 7th Ave during a storm in Times Square, New York early morning January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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 

U.S. core capital goods orders fall again in December 8:51am EST

WASHINGTON - A gauge of U.S. business investment plans unexpectedly fell in December, a potential sign that a slowing global growth and falling crude oil prices was starting to have an impact on the economy.

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 

A protester holds up an iPad with a message written in support of Kenji Goto, a Japanese national held captive by Islamic State militants, during a demonstration in front of the Prime Minister's Official residence in Tokyo January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Japan to work with Jordan for hostage release

TOKYO - Japan has vowed to work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants after the killing last week of another Japanese captive, but it reiterated that it would not give in to terrorism.  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 

January 26, 2015; Chandler, AZ, USA; New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addresses the media during a press conference after their arrival in preparation for Super Bowl XLIX at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

No escaping 'Deflategate' storm for the Patriots

PHOENIX - The New England Patriots escaped a winter blizzard to make their way to the Super Bowl city of Phoenix but there was no avoiding another storm as the mystery of the deflated footballs continued to swirl.  Full Article 

Auschwitz: 70 Years On


Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, Holocaust survivors say the anniversary is a time not for celebration but for grappling with loss and sadness.  Video 

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Mass. governor on blizzard: "So far, so good"

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker says conditions are far better than expected with snowfall amounts falling short of the three feet that was forecast. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).