The blizzard warning covered a 250-mile stretch from New Jersey to Maine and could impact more than 29 million people.
New York City and Boston residents are stocking up on shovels, ice-melting pellets and groceries ahead of the first blizzard of 2015.
The goal is to get many of Beijing's migrants out of town, but nearby cities aren't thrilled with the plan.
The terror attacks in Paris persuaded the government to reduce its defense cuts, but funding is a problem.
WikiLeaks has sought an explanation from Google for handing over private data of its staff to the U.S. government in an espionage case.
Facebook has been ordered to ban content deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
Production and supply of crude has to slow down to halt the decline in global oil prices, analysts say.