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BOSTON (AP) — The beginning signs of recovery from the blizzard in the Northeast are starting to emerge. Flights resume this morning at Boston's Logan International Airport, though service is limited. Boston's public transit and Amtrak trains to New York and Washington are also set to roll again. Residents are digging out and utility crews are restoring lost power, struggling in what is still bitter cold air.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that a majority of Americans want Congress to find a way around the Supreme Court if it rules against federal financial assistance for millions buying coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The poll by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation finds more than 6 in 10 Americans would want the subsidies restored. The court will hear arguments in March.

DENVER (AP) — A passenger in the car says a 17-year-old driver lost control and was unconscious after she was shot by Denver police -- before one of them was hit by the vehicle. Denver police say they opened fire after an officer was hit, killing Jessica Hernandez, who was driving a stolen car. The passenger spoke to The Associated Press. Prosecutors promise a thorough investigation.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sentencing is scheduled in federal court in New Mexico today for a former government nuclear scientist who offered his services to Venezuela. Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, who worked for Los Alamos National Laboratory, faces up to 5 1/2 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release. He pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon after his theories about producing nuclear energy were rejected.

BEIJING (AP) — E-commerce giant Alibaba has run afoul of Chinese regulators who accused the company of allowing unlicensed merchants to use its sales platforms and failing to protect consumers' rights adequately. The report was prepared last summer, but withheld until now to avoid disrupting the company's U.S. stock market debut in September. The U.S. government and others have accused Alibaba of allowing sales of counterfeit goods.

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