Mid-town Manhattan is pictured from the top of the United Nations building in New York January 26, 2015. Winter Storm Juno has brought a blizzard warning for New York and much of the North East United States.     REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

'Crippling' blizzard hits U.S.

NEW YORK/MAPLEWOOD, N.J. - A massive blizzard slammed into the U.S. Northeast, canceling thousands of flights, curtailing mass transit and closing hundreds of schools.  Full Article 

Asia shares inch ahead, euro steady as Fed meets 12:21am EST

SYDNEY - Most Asian share markets firmed on Tuesday and the euro clung to rare gains, relieved that European equities had weathered Greece's election outcome without too much disruption.

Ukrainian servicemen fire a machine gun in the village near Mariupol, a city on the Sea of Azov, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Maksim Levin

Ukraine rebels move to encircle troops

KIEV/ST PETERSBURG - Russian-backed rebels advanced to encircle a Ukrainian army garrison town in a new offensive that has again unleashed all-out war after a five-month ceasefire  Full Article | Video 

MeadWestvaco Corporation global headquarters in Richmond, Va. are seen in this undated handout photo. REUTERS/MeadWestvaco

$16 billion merger creates packaging giant

Packaging companies Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco agreed to form a combined $16 billion company to take on market leader International Paper in the U.S. and abroad.  Full Article 

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

Christie takes step toward White House bid

A source says that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political action committee ahead of a likely bid for president.  Full Article 

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama watch India's Republic Day parade from behind rain streaked bullet proof glass as they stand in the rain together in New Delhi January 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Obama pledges $4 billion to India

NEW DELHI - President Barack Obama pledged $4 billion in investments and loans to India, seeking to release what he called the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership between the world's largest democracies.  Full Article | Video 

Greek fighter planes crashes in Spain, kills 10

A Greek fighter plane crashes during NATO training in Spain, killing eight French nationals and two Greeks. Yiming Woo reports.


The changing fortunes of fast food

McDonalds is down, Starbucks is up. Here's what the numbers tell us about America's new response to fast food.   Full Article