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BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing schools, cancelling thousands of flights and leaving residents in the hardest-hit parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut digging out as much as 2 feet (60 cm) of snow, though New York City was spared the storm's brunt.

(Reuters) - More than 9.5 million people have signed up for 2015 individual health insurance on the new exchanges created under the national healthcare reform law, the U.S. government said on Tuesday, beating its enrollment target weeks before the deadline.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber, a ride service facing legal challenges around the world, on Tuesday released a survey showing that people are less likely to drive home after drinking alcohol after such businesses started operating in their cities.

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Twin brothers who ran a massive Chicago distribution hub for Mexican drug cartels but then helped the U.S. government convict more than a dozen drug dealers were sentenced to 14 years in prison on Tuesday in federal court.

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - The Mormon church on Tuesday announced its support for laws protecting the rights of gay individuals - as long as religious freedoms are not compromised - a rare conciliatory move toward a community with whom it has long been at odds.

DENVER (Reuters) - About three dozen demonstrators shouting "Cowards shoot girls" rallied at the district attorney's office in Denver on Tuesday, protesting the fatal shooting by police of a teenager suspected of driving a stolen car and running into an officer.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion for disappearing from his base in Afghanistan in 2009, NBC News reported on Tuesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man charged as an accessory after the fact in the murder of Australian baseball player Christopher Lane has pled guilty to hiding the gun used to kill the athlete, prosecutors in the state said on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indiana on Tuesday became the 28th U.S. state to agree to expand the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, a move that will extend health coverage to 350,000 low-income state residents, the administration said.

ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) - A suspected al Qaeda fighter from Yemen on Tuesday faced a U.S. national security board weighing whether he should remain at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, with his representatives calling for his transfer.

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