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A New York snow scene following a major blizzard..  (AP Photo/The Syracuse Newspapers, David Lassman)

As snow storm rages, New Yorkers seek ‘blizzard buddies’ - and kale

- The Washington Times

Only in New York, perhaps? As snow falls and gale force winds howl down city streets, some residents of the Big Apple now seek “blizzard buddies.” That’s right. They don’t want to face Winter Storm Juno alone. Scores of romance-minded New Yorkers have taken to Craigslist with unapologetic invitations for companionship, amour and cocoa - among many other things.

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A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Black Hawk helicopter flies above University of Phoenix Stadium, site of the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, for a security demonstration for the media Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. The Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

- Associated Press

Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort.

Matthew Schiccatano rides on a snow tube as he launches off of a make shift snow jump on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 on the Shamokin, Pa. Area Elementary School campus. (AP Photo/The News-Item, Mike Staugaitis)

What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm

- Associated Press

The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the storm:

Opponent of Insure Tennessee proposal to hold Senate hearing

Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 200,000 low-income Tennesseans is getting its first hearing in a legislative committee on Tuesday, though the panel won't have the authority to vote the measure up or down.

Icicles drip from the overhang of a picnic shelter at the Blacksburg Municipal "Hill" Golf Course  after a winter storm in Blacksburg, Va. on Saturday, Jan.  24 2015.  The National Weather Service has lifted a winter weather advisory for much of the Baltimore and Washington areas. But the advisory remains in effect until noon for western Maryland, western Virginia and points to the north.(AP Photo / The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

- Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

This image made with an iPhone shows emergency vehicles surrounding the southeast corner of the White House complex, near the main Treasury building, right, after a device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the lawn early in the morning Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo/Nedra Pickler)

The drone debate hits close to home for White House

- Associated Press

The drone-control debate has hit uncomfortably close to home for the White House, thanks to an apparently hapless operator who sent his quadcopter crashing inside the presidential compound.

Gunman wounds worker at Los Angeles-area mental clinic

Associated Press

A man described as paranoid shot and wounded a mental health worker Monday during a struggle at a Los Angeles-area clinic where he had sought help, but the employee was expected to survive, officials said.