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Thousands of Flights Canceled Ahead of Major Winter Storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As a massive blizzard prepares to engulf the Northeast, some 2,983 flights have been canceled as the storm is expected to bring two feet or more of snow from New Jersey to Maine.An additional 3,670 flights have been cancelled for Tuesday and that number is expected to rise, acc […]

Feds: Russian Spy Posing as Banker Nabbed in NYC

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An alleged Russian spy posing as a banker in Manhattan has been arrested, federal officials said Monday.The banker, identified in a criminal complaint as Evgeny Buryakov, is accused of working with agents of Russia’s foreign intelligence service, t […]

Lance Armstrong on Doping: 'I Would Probably Do It Again'

George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Lance Armstrong said his life has been "brutal" since he admitted to doping during his pro cycling career, but he said he would still use banned performance-enhancing drugs and methods if transported back to his heyday."If I was racing i […]

WATCH: Pilot Pulls Parachute in Dramatic Plane Escape over Ocean

US Coast Guard(MAUI, Hawaii) -- The U.S. Coast Guard captured the suspenseful moment when a pilot ran out of fuel and his plane quickly plummeted to the ocean.The pilot had to ditch his aircraft about 253 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii, on Sunday, when his single engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft ran ou […]

Suspect Surrenders in Case of Missing Craigslist Car Couple

aijohn784/iStock/Thinkstock(MARIETTA, Ga.) -- A suspect has turned himself in to authorities investigating the disappearance of a Georgia couple, who vanished last week while going to meet someone to buy a vintage car they found on Craigslist.Bud Runion, 69, and his wife, June, 66, disappeared Thurs […]

Remembering the Storm that Shut Down New York City

Man standing by snow hut, after the Great Blizzard of 1888, with U.S. Capitol in background, Washington, D.C. (Buyenlarge/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- More than 125 years later, the Great Blizzard of 1888's legacy still resonates. The storm is drawing new attention as the East Coast prepares Monday fo […]

Two Dead in Murder-Suicide at Home Depot in NYC's Flatiron District

Chad Lomax(NEW YORK) — A Home Depot in New York City's Flatiron District was evacuated Sunday after police say two employees were killed in a murder-suicide.Two men died in the shooting at the store on 23rd Street in Manhattan, according to the New York Police Department.Police got the report of sho […]

Deflate-gate: Patriots Players Support Coach's Scientific Explanation

John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Several New England Patriots said Sunday they missed their coach's scientific explanation for why footballs the team used in the AFC championship lacked enough air, but they seemed to agree: If Bill Belichick said it, there was probably som […]

Winter Weather Expected to Hit Northeast

ashleymatheny/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- With winter weather and a possible blizzard heading for the northeast, many are worried about the potential travel nightmare. From northern Virginia up through Maine, the National Weather Service has issued winter storm watches and winter weather advisori […]

Three Killed, 10 Injured in Omaha Shooting

aijohn784/iStock/Thinkstock(OMAHA, Neb.) -- Three people were killed and 10 more injured in a shooting at a house party in Omaha, Nebraska Saturday.According to a press release from the office of Mayor Jean Stothert, dozens of people may have witnessed the shooting. Two women and one man were killed […]