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The massive snowstorm sweeping across the northeast has left at least 664,000 homes and businesses without electricity. Massachusetts has been hardest hit with more than 400,000 utility customers without power Saturday morning.
Crews have been busy clearing roads across the region. New York City officials say most roads there are clear while the task is taking longer in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
First Lady Michelle Obama is paying her respects to a slain 15-year-old girl from Chicago. Hadiya Pendleton was killed just a few days after performing for events surrounding President Obama's inauguration.
The Chinese New Year is now becoming a global event. Hundreds turned out for the celebration in Helsinki and for those who keep track . This coming year will be the year of the snake.
Diane Kepley, The Associated Press with AP News Minute.
keep track 通晓事态，注意动向