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Winter Blizzard Skirts New York City, But Still Walloping Northeast

Winter Blizzard Skirts New York City, But Still Walloping NortheastFirst the good news: Forecasts of a historic winter storm for the country's most populous city have failed to materialize.

Patriots’ Coach: Team ‘Followed Rules’ On Inflation Of Footballs

Patriots’ Coach: Team ‘Followed Rules’ On Inflation Of FootballsNew England Patriots' Head Coach Bill Belichick defended his team and quarterback Tom Brady against accusations of cheating amid the so-called "Deflategate" controversy that erupted last weekend when underinflated footballs were used in a 45-7 rout of the Indianapolis Colts.

Obama Attends India’s Republic Day Celebrations

Obama Attends India’s Republic Day CelebrationsPresident Obama became the first U.S. head of state to attend India's annual Republic Day parade, which marks the day the country adopted its constitution.

TSA Agents Discovered 2,212 Firearms At Airport Checkpoints In 2014

TSA Agents Discovered 2,212 Firearms At Airport Checkpoints In 2014TSA agents discovered 2,212 firearms – or a little more than six a day — in carry-on bags; 83 percent of them were loaded, the department said.

The Doomsday Clock Moves 2 Minutes Closer To Midnight

The Doomsday Clock Moves 2 Minutes Closer To MidnightThe Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) has moved the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to disaster. It now stands at three minutes before midnight.

Rare And ‘Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In Australia

Rare And ‘Horrific': Frilled Shark Startles Fishermen In AustraliaThe frilled shark has been scaring the bejeezus out of humans who pull it out of the water to find an animal with rows of needle-like teeth in a gaping mouth at the front of its head.

Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown Case

Justice Dept. Will Reportedly Clear Ferguson Police Officer In Brown CaseThe Justice Department is poised to declare that former police officer Darren Wilson should not face civil rights charges over the death of Michael Brown, law enforcement sources tell NPR.

Scientists Say The NFL’s ‘Deflate-Gate’ Isn’t All Hot Air

Scientists Say The NFL’s ‘Deflate-Gate’ Isn’t All Hot AirBut there is a flat, squishy cloud over the Patriots' 45-7 victory against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday: The NFL is looking into allegations that the Patriots deflated the football to give themselves an advantage.

An Emboldened Obama Makes The Case For Middle-Class Economics

An Emboldened Obama Makes The Case For Middle-Class EconomicsObama, while making the case for what he called middle class economics, declared that the state of the nation was strong.

Origin Unknown: Study Says Blast Of Radio Waves Came From Outside Our Galaxy

Origin Unknown: Study Says Blast Of Radio Waves Came From Outside Our GalaxyOn a graph, they look like detonations. Scientists call them "fast radio bursts," or FRBs, mysterious and strong pulses of radio waves that seemingly emanate far from the Milky Way.