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Northeast storm downgraded, still a whopper

It probably won't be a historic storm, but New York is still looking at a foot of snow; Boston and Providence, about 2 feet.

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  • Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast

    NEW YORK (AP) — A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding parts of coastal New Jersey northward through Maine with high winds and heavy snow. While the storm failed…

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NORTHEAST HUNKERS DOWN AS STORM TOTALS ARE DOWNGRADED For most, predictions of massive snow accumulations will not…

  • Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans’ oldest cemetery

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A historic New Orleans cemetery that may have started New Orleans’ tradition of above-ground crypts will soon be off-limits to tourists on their own because of repeated vandalism among the tombs,…

  • The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    4 A.M. Maine Gov. Paul LePage declares a state of emergency and announces that all state offices are closed Tuesday. LePage cites the forecast for winter storm and blizzard conditions, as well as the potential…

  • Vanderbilt rape trial to wrap up with defense arguments

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a former Vanderbilt football player accused of encouraging his teammates to rape an unconscious coed will get a chance to have their say in closing arguments Tuesday morning.…

  • Bodies found after Ga. couple lured by Craigslist contact

    McRAE, Ga. (AP) — Three days after Bud Runion posted an ad on the website Craigslist that he was seeking to buy a 1966 Mustang convertible, he and his wife set out for a small…

  • 5 things about the trans-Pacific balloon challenge

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team is piloting a helium-filled balloon across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to break two major ballooning records. Here are five things to know about the challenge. THE…

  • Denver police shoot, kill teen who struck officer with car

    DENVER (AP) — Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter.…

  • Coast Guard suspends search for small plane in Wash. canal

    SEABECK, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has suspended its efforts to find a survivor after more than eight hours of searching Washington’s Hood Canal in an area where a small plane is…

  • Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The federal Department of the Interior will make additional areas of Arctic Ocean waters off-limits to drilling when it announces a new five-year offshore drilling plan, a member of the Alaska…

  • People across the Northeast US prepare for snowstorm

    The snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast sent people scrambling Monday to gas up their cars, stock their refrigerators and charge their phones. Travelers rushed to get to their destinations before airports closed, rail service…

  • Lawmakers to weigh NY speaker’s fate following charges

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats in New York’s state Assembly are debating whether to call for the ouster of their longtime leader, Speaker Sheldon Silver, following federal corruption charges. The lawmakers plan to continue closed-door…

  • Sentencing day for Chicago twins who turned on cartel

    CHICAGO (AP) — Twin Chicago brothers reviled by Mexican cartels but praised by prosecutors as among the most valuable traffickers-turned-informants in recent history are set to be sentenced in a federal courthouse in their hometown…

  • Hundreds testify in Idaho Capitol for ‘Add the Words’ bill

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bishop Brian Thom stood quietly in front of Idaho lawmakers, hastily collecting his thoughts on how to respond to the question he had just been handed in front of religious freedom…

  • Ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse at trial

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a volunteer Scout leader was so scarred by the incident that he once…