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Deep Freeze Hits Northeast as Central Park Drops Below Zero Degrees

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A deep freeze took over the Northeast Sunday and many low temperatures shattered records from New York City to Boston. New York City Central Park dropped below 0 degrees Sunday for the first time in over 20 years. The temperature was -1 as of 6:57 a.m. This was the first 0 degree morning in NYC since 1994. The wind chill in NYC was -19 as of 6:30 a.m. John F. Kennedy Airport reached 1 degree Sunday morning, breaking the record of ...

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Ted Cruz Plans to Filibuster Any Supreme Court Nominee Made by President Obama

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz said on ABC's This Week that he plans to filibuster any Supreme Court nominee made by President Obama to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.Cruz described the Supreme Court vacancy left by Scalia as having a "profound impact" on the Republican primary that will change the contours of the presidential race. He argued voters -- not a "lame-duck president" -- should decide who will replace the longtime conservative judge who died Saturday."This is ...

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Bernie Sanders Hopes President Obama Nominates Replacement for Scalia 'As Soon As Possible'

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders hopes President Obama nominates a replacement “as soon as possible” for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in Texas Saturday.“President Obama, in my view, should make that nomination,” Sanders said on ABC's This Week. “I hope he does it as soon as possible and I hope that the Senate confirms and begins deliberations as soon as possible.”The unexpected death of the conservative justice sparked a charged political debate in Washington ...

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British Indie Rock Band Dies in Car Crash in Sweden

iStock/Thinkstock(STOCKHOLM) -- All four members of a British indie rock band called Viola Beach and their manager died in a car crash near Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday.The BBC reports Kris Leonard, River Reeves, Thomas Lowe, and Jack Dakin, and manager Craig Tarry were killed when their car fell more than 82 feet from a bridge into a canal.The band last performed in a Swedish music festival on Friday, and they were supposed to play a show in Guildford on Saturday.Fans, supporters, and other bands took to ...

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Putin and Obama Discuss Syria and Ukraine

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) -- The Kremlin says Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have held a telephone conversation about the Syrian war and the unresolved conflict in Ukraine.A Sunday statement said the call took place at Washington's initiative, but didn't specify when it occurred.On Syria, the statement said "Both sides gave a positive assessment of the results of the meeting of the International Syrian Support Group in Munich on February 11-12, confirmed the principles and provisions of the United Nations Security Council resolution 2254 both in ...

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Recap of the South Carolina Republican Presidential Debate

ABC News(GREENVILLE, S.C.) -- With the Republican presidential field whittled down to just six candidates, the first presidential debate since the New Hampshire primary and the last one before the Palmetto State’s Feb. 20 nominating contest turned into a rollicking attack-fest that left virtually no contender unscathed. During one of the debate’s feistiest exchanges -- a shout-out between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz -- the moderator, John Dickerson of CBS News, invited the Texas senator to “pick from the buffet” of jabs that had just ...

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Body of Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Arrives at Texas Funeral Home

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(EL PASO, Texas) -- The body of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has arrived at a Texas funeral home one day after he died while on a hunting trip.Chris Lujan of Sunset Funeral Homes in El Paso said the body of the late justice arrived early Sunday. Scalia had been staying at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in Presidio County, Texas, during a quail hunting trip, said federal officials.Scalia, a conservative appointed to the high court by former President Ronald Reagan, was ...

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GOP Candidates on How They Would Handle Supreme Court Vacancy

ABC News(GREENVILLE, S.C.) -- The death of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia at the age of 79 on Saturday prompted a moment of silence and the very first question at the Republican presidential debate in South Carolina.Donald Trump was asked, if he were president, whether it would be an “abdication” of responsibility not to nominate a replacement Supreme Court justice with nearly a year left in his term -- the exact situation President Obama faces now.“If I were president now, I would certainly ...

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Antonin Scalia: 5 Things to Know About the Late Supreme Court Justice

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the current 9-member Supreme Court, died Saturday at age 79.Here are five things to know about Justice Scalia.When Was He Appointed to the Supreme Court?Scalia was nominated to the court by President Reagan and took his seat on Sept. 26, 1986.What Was Scalia Known for in His Legal Interpretation of the US Constitution?As a member of the Supreme Court's conservative wing, Scalia was known for his "textualist" position regarding the U.S. Constitution -- that ...

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When you examine Tuesday’s results from the New Hampshire primary, it becomes immediately apparent that we have reached some sort of crossroads on the 240 year-long American political journey.

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Colon cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the U.S. and the sad fact is that it doesn’t have to be. Catch colon cancer early and it’s one of the most treatable and beatable cancers. Read more at the Health Connection website!

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