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Monday's weather: 'A three-pronged attack'

Storm Watch 7 Meteorologist Steve Prinzivalli says the area is in for “a three-pronged attack” over the next 24 hours: a storm coming from the west, cold air from the north and a coastal storm. While the D.C. area may have dodged a rough Monday morning commute, the evening commute might pose the real problem. Get the latest weather, traffic and closing info in the WTOP live blog.

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Airlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstorm

More than 1,400 flights scheduled for Monday are expected to be cancelled, according to the flight tracking site FlightAware.

Japan stunned by beheading reports

Japan is reeling after the release of an unverified ISIS video that purportedly shows the beheading of one of its hostages.

Two popular foods lose flavor with Americans

Out with the old and in with the new. Two foods that were popular in the U.S. last year are no longer en vogue, according to a new survey.

Terps win a comeback thriller over Northwestern

A tip-in by Dez Wells with 1.4 seconds left capped a furious comeback that enabled No. 13 Maryland to squeeze past Northwestern 68-67 Sunday night.

Better battery needed to keep up with tech demand

Smartphone users are tired of begging to charge devices behind bars or hunting for hidden electrical outlets in airports and train stations. Where, oh where, is a better battery?

Screen Actors Guild Awards held in L.A.

The annual awards ceremony, often considered a preview of the Oscars as well as honoring the best in TV. is being held Sunday in Los Angeles.

No sequestration cuts in 2015, OMB says

Spending budget caps for defense and non-defense categories matched or came in less than what's called for in the Budget Control Act.

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