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What you need to know about the blizzard

The first major snowstorm of 2015 is expected to hit the Northeastern United States on Monday and Tuesday.

The National Weather Service describes the storm as a "crippling and potentially historic blizzard" that could bring up to 3 feet of snow, heavy...

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Secret Service investigates White House drone crash

The man operating the drone that crashed on the White House grounds called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday morning to "self-report" his involvement in the incident.

The drone's owner and operator is a government employee who said he was using the dr...

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New Jersey on Christie's Dallas love? Who cares

An overwhelming majority of football fans in New Jersey say Gov. Chris Christie's affection for the Dallas Cowboys makes no difference in their opinion of him.

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Oklahoma to ask court to postpone executions

The Oklahoma attorney general will ask the Supreme Court to temporarily postpone the scheduled execution of three death row inmates involved in state's lethal injection case.

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'Device' found on White House grounds

The Secret Service is investigating a "device," described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early Monday morning.

He did not give details about the device, but said it does not appear to pose a threat.

The President an...

Chris Christie

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Chris Christie launches leadership PAC

Two days after Gov. Chris Christie sought to strike a bond with caucus goers in Iowa, the New Jersey Republican launched a long anticipated political action committee.

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Fark founder running for Ky. governor

Drew Curtis, the founder of popular news aggregation website Fark.com, is running for governor of Kentucky.

Alexis Tsipras

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Greek elections: Is Tsipras man of moment?

Alexis Tsipras is the man of the moment, the poster child of Greece's new left, the firebrand leader of anti-austerity party Syriza. In his fine suits, he cuts a dashing figure, and at 40, he's considered young to be a political leader.

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Biden, Rubio and Palin's 2016 plans

The 2016 calculations of three potential candidates -- two Republicans and a very senior Democrat -- plus big tests for President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filled our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table.

1. Rubio's no...

Juneau Alaska

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Obama's Alaska move triggers fight

The Obama administration is moving to block oil and gas production along a major part of Alaska's northern coastline, setting off another energy battle with Republican lawmakers.

On Sunday, President Barack Obama announced plans for the Interior Depa...

Narendra Modi

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Obama and Modi: Best broments

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pals, if you haven't heard.

The pair have "chemistry," according to the White House and Indian officials. They've shared impromptu strolls on the National Mall and, on Sunday, a l...

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

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Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George

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Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Secret Service recovers 'device' at White House

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a "device" found on the White House grounds. President Obama and the first lady are currently in India.

YouTube stars interview President Obama

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In an attempt to connect to a younger audience, President Barack Obama sat down with, and took questions, from three YouTube stars.

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dead at 90

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Saudi Arabian authorities are preparing to bury their late king, in accordance with Islamic tradition. King Abdullah passed away Thursday at the age of 90.

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    On this day: January 26

    European settlers land in Australia, Jim Thorpe is stripped of his Olympic medals, "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres, and Bill Clinton denies having "sexual relations with that woman," all on this day.

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Dozens watch sinkhole damaged home torn down

Home Razed
WILSON, Pa.

Dozens of neighbors watched as a Northampton County home was razed on Saturday.

Berks County house fire injures owners, kills pets

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GREENWICH TWP., Pa.

A husband a wife were injured, their pets killed and their Berks County home destroyed by fire early Sunday morning.

Body found inside burning car in Amity Township

Body found in charred car
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Investigators found a body inside a car that was fiercely burning Sunday morning in the driveway of a home in Berks County .

Three Earl Township homes burglarized in one day

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EARL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Three homes were burglarized  Friday in Earl Township, Berks County.

 
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