President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) talk as they have coffee and tea together in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Obama announces nuclear breakthrough on India trip

NEW DELHI - In a glow of bonhomie, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled plans to unlock billions of dollars in nuclear trade and to deepen defense ties, steps they hope will establish an enduring strategic partnership.  Full Article | Video 

Greek leftist Tsipras hails victory against austerity, bailout 4:47pm EST

ATHENS - Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras hailed the projected victory of his anti-austerity Syriza party in Sunday's snap election as a defeat for austerity and the EU/IMF bailout program keeping the country afloat.

A snow shoveler crosses a street during a winter snowstorm in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 24, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

East Coast braces for 'historic' blizzard

A swath of the East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard that is expected to dump as much as 2 feet of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.  Full Article 

People get gasoline at a Conoco station in St. Louis, Missouri January 14, 2015, as gas prices dropped across the country over the last three months. Missouri became the first state in over five years to show an average statewide gas price under $2 per gallon.  REUTERS/Kate Munsch  (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENERGY) - RTR4LH2O

U.S. gas prices at April 2009 low

NEW YORK - The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 13.3 cents in the past two weeks, falling to its lowest level since late April 2009, but the end of a months-long slide may be near, according to the Lundberg survey.  Full Article 

Members of the armed forces of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic drive a tank on the outskirts of Donetsk, Jan. 22, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

Ukraine’s ceasefire has become a farce

On the issue of Ukraine, even the most well-intentioned diplomat cannot bridge the gulf between what the Kremlin says and what it does.  Commentary 

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) speaks to the media at his official residence in Tokyo in this January 25, 2015 photo by Kyodo. REUTERS/Kyodo

Japan condemns Islamic State execution

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the killing of a Japanese captive by Islamic State militants "outrageous" and again demanded the group release a second Japanese national they are holding.  Full Article | Video 

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 

The Vince Lombardi Trophy is lifted into the air after the New Orleans Saints defeated the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL's Super Bowl XLIV football game in Miami, Florida, February 7, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

LA's lure for the NFL: Mirage or 'must do?'

LOS ANGELES - Like a shimmering desert mirage, the prospect of a National Football League team returning to the Los Angeles area has tantalized fans for two decades without coming to fruition.  Full Article 

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A run-down of the top crime stories week ending January 24

A powerful New York politician arrested for corruption, a Chicago couple faces murder charges in Indonesia, and an innocent man released after almost 40 years. Justin Mitchell reports.

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