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Glitter and glam on Fat Tuesday

It's party time on the streets of New Orleans and the colorful characters are out in full force. ...Including Jazz Musician Pete Fountain AND Mayor Mitch Landrieu. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MAYOR Feb 17, 2015
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Spectacular light show over Sweden

STORY: Videographer Chad Blakley shot his February 16 time-lapse sequence from Abisko National Park on the northern edge of Sweden. "I have spent countless nights out under the northern lights but I Feb 18, 2015
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Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages

A gas pipeline explodes near the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve after being hit by mortar fire. THIS despite last week's ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists Feb 17, 2015
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Ice and snowfalls paralyze central U.S.

Snow removal is underway in Washington, DC. Federal offices are closed, and streets are quiet. Overnight storms have paralyzed much of the central and eastern United States. Amid record-breaking Feb 17, 2015