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Blizzard conditions headed to East Coast, Boston mayor declares snow emergency

ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Millions of Americans are bracing for a snow storm that's expected to hammer the East Coast with blizzard conditions this weekend.

The storm, set to begin Friday night, will stretch from the Carolinas to Maine.

Blizzard warnings are in effect from coastal Virginia up to Maine, including Atlantic City, Long Island, Connecticut, Boston and Portland. This marks the first bl...

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Afghan refugees find 'peace and hope' resettling in US

Meagan Redman,Jake Lefferman, Zach Fannin, and Libby Cathey, ABC News

(HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M.) -- Thousands of miles away from her native Afghanistan, Laila finds relief in small comforts like a warm meal inside a makeshift tent camp in a desert in New Mexico.

Laila, whose name has been changed for safety concerns, is among thousands of Afghan refugees who have found a temporary home cyc...

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Biden to Pittsburgh to push infrastructure improvements as local bridge collapses

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(PITTSBURGH) -- Just hours ahead of President Joe Biden traveling to Pittsburgh to stress improvements needed for the nation's infrastructure, a bridge in the area collapsed on Friday morning, coincidentally providing Biden an opportunity to tout how his bipartisan infrastructure law provides funding for badly needed repairs.

Biden was scheduled to make 2 p.m. ET re...

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How the metaverse could impact the world and the future of technology

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(NEW YORK) -- Facebook's announcement in October that it was further embracing the metaverse and rebranding itself as Meta set off a firestorm. While experts say the metaverse is still many years away, the explosion of the term has many asking, what is the metaverse?

The metaverse aims to innovate the way people interact with each other on the internet, ...

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'The Afterparty' is "a love letter to murder mysteries," says director

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It’s time to go to The Afterparty! The new comedy series hits Apple TV+ today, and it stars Tiffany Haddish as a detective who is trying to solve a murder at the after party of a high school reunion.

The show was created by The Lego Movie writer/director Chris Miller, who tells ABC Audio that the series is "more of a love letter to murder mysteries" than a spoof of them.

"I think it ...

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US COVID-19 vaccine booster drive slows, with 85 million eligible Americans still without their extra shot

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(NEW YORK) -- With the highly infectious omicron COVID-19 variant spreading rapidly across the country and overwhelming the health care system, health officials have been pleading with Americans to get vaccinated and boosted.

"The doctors and data have made crystal clear, vaccinations and boosters provide the best protection," White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zien...

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RI Veterans: Did you know?

  RI Veterans: Did you know? 27 January 22 – John A. Cianci   January 27, 2022/RINewsToday   by John A Cianci, Department Ve...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Big snow is coming to Rhode Island this weekend.  Thirteen COVID deaths reported in RI yesterday, but the hospital patient count is continuing to...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The National Weather Service is predicting up to a foot-and-a-half of snow for parts of Rhode Island this weekend.  RI state treasurer Seth Magaz...

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Your Coronavirus Update

  Your Coronavirus Update – Jan. 26, 2022   January 26, 2022/RINewsToday   Photo: Olympics preparation, China   R...

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Rhode Island Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The National Weather Service says there is still much uncertainty about an upcoming potential winter storm.  People want the state of Rhode Islan...

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