Children play in Central Park as it snows in the Manhattan borough of New York January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Here comes the snow

NEW YORK - From Philadelphia to New York City to Maine, the East Coast braced for up to 3 feet of snow. Some 2,300 flights in the area have already been canceled.  Live Coverage | Full Article 

Wall Street flat after leftists win Greek elections 12:04pm EST

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the leftist Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote.

Greece rejects austerity

The head of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras speaks to supporters after winning the elections in Athens January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

ATHENS - Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras will move to build a government that will reverse years of painful austerity following a crushing election victory by his Syriza party.  Full Article 

A Ukrainian serviceman assists his comrade with camouflage in a village near Mariupol, a city on the Sea of Azov, January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Maksim Levin

Rebels advance in Ukraine

KIEV/ST PETERSBURG - Russian-backed rebels pushed forward with a new offensive that has brought all-out war back to eastern Ukraine after a five-month ceasefire, bringing U.S. and European threats of tighter Western financial sanctions against Moscow.  Full Article | Video 

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 

A car fuel display is seen in Rome January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Oil prices fall on market relief over Saudi policy

LONDON - Oil prices declined, with U.S. crude falling close to a nearly six-year low, as Saudi Arabia's new King Salman moved to assuage fears of an unstable transition and any policy change in the world's largest oil exporter.  Full Article 

A polar bear keeps close to her young along the Beaufort Sea coast in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska in a March 6, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Susanne Miller/USFWS/handout

Obama seeks to protect wildlife refuge

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will call on Congress to expand protection of Alaska's Arctic refuge where oil and gas drilling is prohibited to 12 million acres, an area that includes 1.4 million oil-rich acres along the coast.  Full Article 

Plane parachutes into waters after running out of fuel

U.S. Coast Guard video captures a plane landing in the water after running out of fuel and deploying its airframe parachute system northeast of Hawaii. Nathan Frandino reports.

Live: NY officials' storm briefing

New York officials hold a news conference on blizzard preparations.


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