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Massive Nor’easter Rakes New England

Massive Nor’easter Rakes New England

New England is getting a hard glancing blow from a huge winter storm that has generated hurricane-force winds and such adjectives as “mind-blowing” and “monster” from normally mild-mannered meteorologists.

Washington State Mudslide: Heartbreaking Search Resumes

Washington State Mudslide: Heartbreaking Search Resumes

Weary searchers resumed their dangerous work Wednesday near Oso, Wash., where it’s thought at least 24 people — and possibly many more — died when a massive mudslide buried dozens of homes and businesses on Saturday.

After Oil Spill, Coast Guard Prepares To Open Houston Ship Channel

After Oil Spill, Coast Guard Prepares To Open Houston Ship Channel

As the Coast Guard prepares to open the Houston Ship Channel after an oil spill over the weekend, environmentalists were trying assess the damage to a sensitive ecological system.

National Guard To Join Search In Washington State Mudslide

National Guard To Join Search In Washington State Mudslide

The National Guard was expected to join the search for possible survivors from a massive mudslide over the weekend in rural Washington state that has killed at least 14 people and left scores missing.

At Least 8 Dead, Many Missing After Washington State Mudslide

At Least 8 Dead, Many Missing After Washington State Mudslide

Searchers pulled more bodies from a soupy mixture of muck and debris, bringing the death toll to eight, after a massive mudslide over the weekend smashed through a community in rural western Washington state.

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

For the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Down Goes Duke In Biggest Upset So Far

Down Goes Duke In Biggest Upset So Far

It’s one-and-done for the Duke Blue Devils as their men’s basketball team was beaten Friday by the Mercer Bears, 78-71, in the Division I men’s basketball championship.

Google Says It’s Beefed Up Encryption Because Of NSA Revelations

Google Says It’s Beefed Up Encryption Because Of NSA Revelations

Google announced on Thursday that it has beefed up its security in response to reports that the National Security Agency was scooping up data from its servers.

Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

Split Decisions: Ukraine Signs Up With EU, Russia Wraps Up Crimea

As Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was signing an agreement on closer relations with the European Union

Why Ukraine’s Situation Makes Russia’s Other Neighbors Nervous

Why Ukraine’s Situation Makes Russia’s Other Neighbors Nervous

So, how nervous should the now-independent former Soviet republics be about what’s happened in Crimea? Here’s how things stand in four regions.