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Major snowstorm heads east; winter storm warnings to start Tuesday night

Region could see around a foot of snow from latest storm to hit the eastern U.S.

Fire damages Lansing home

Fire was first reported around 3 p.m.; six different departments responded to fire

Congressional reps, candidates talk jobs, education following State of the Union

Reactions varied Tuesday on President Obama's remarks on issues such as jobs, education, tax loopholes

Study: Psychiatrists refusing to accept private insurance

More and more of America’s psychiatrists are refusing private insurance from patients, instead preferring cash.

I-90 in Rochester closed in both directions

A more than 130-mile stretch of the Thruway in western New York has been closed in both directions because of blizzard conditions across the region.

Astorino still considering NY gubernatorial run

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino says he has yet to decide whether to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo, even as he criticized the governor's performance.

Heavy snow, strong winds lead to blizzard conditions across New York

3 to 4 feet of snow could fall on parts of western, northern New York

UPDATE: Crews back at work trying to break up ice jam

Some Ithaca streets still closed; city asking residents to avoid parking and driving in areas of Fall Creek

Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

New York's new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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