• White roses and thorns (YDR opinion) - 01/23/2015 04:09 PM EST
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    Northeast braces for massive snowstorm

    01/25/2015 03:13 PM EST
    NEW YORK (AP) — A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: a storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and Boston. 
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    Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum
    01/24/2015 08:42 PM EST - DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives. Full Story

    Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast's next storm
    01/25/2015 01:33 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy slush. Full Story

    Pittsburgh mayor, official spar over 'Undercover Boss' fund
    01/23/2015 06:33 PM EST - PITTSBURGH (AP) — The county controller said Friday she's withholding money from a Pittsburgh tourism agency until it details contributions linked to the mayor's appearance on "Undercover Boss," a move the mayor is calling a "cheap political stunt. Full Story

    Lawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreck
    01/23/2015 01:38 PM EST - BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Full Story

    Police: Drunken driver hits squad car during DWI arrest

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb say a drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with another drunken driver they had pulled over. Full Story
    'Hot Girls Wanted' goes inside the amateur porn industry

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Teen" is the most searched term in online pornography, and thousands of young people enter the amateur porn industry every day, lured by promises of quick money and hopes for fame. Full Story
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    Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

    “The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.