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By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 13, 2017 at 7:10 p.m.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A National Weather Service office near Philadelphia says the snowstorm that will hit the mid-Atlantic and Northeast will generate "life-threatening" conditions including blizzard conditions. Residents are being warned to "shelter in place." Thousands of flights have been canceled. In New York, subways will only run underground. Some areas are expected to be hit with close to 2 feet of snow.

WASHINGTON (AP) —An analysis by nonpartisan congressional experts shows 14 million Americans would lose health care coverage next year under health care reforms being pushed by House Republicans. The number would grow to 24 million in the next decade. Democrats are saying we told you so. Republicans are challenging the findings of the Congressional Budget Office. Health Secretary Tom Price told says the report is "simply wrong."

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee says it could resort to subpoenaing the Justice Department if it fails to answer its request for any evidence that President Donald Trump was wiretapped during the election. The Justice Department was told it had to submit any evidence today. The committee now says it wants the information in hand before March 20 when it holds its first public hearing on its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

NEW YORK (AP) — A fired federal prosecutor has returned to his New York office to say his goodbyes and tell his staff to keep up their good work. Dozens of members of Preet Bharara's (buh-RAH'-ruhz) staff applauded him outside their Manhattan office building as Bharara shook hands and hugged workers. He was fired Saturday after refusing a request to resign as U.S. attorney, a position he's held since 2009. In November, Trump told Bharara he could remain on the job. He was one of 46 federal prosecutors released on Friday.

BOSTON (AP) — The chief marshal of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade says he's back on board now that parade organizers have voted to allow a group of gay veterans to participate. Dan Magoon says in addition to resuming the ceremonial role, he will march Sunday with OutVets. Magoon said last week he wouldn't participate this year after the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council voted to exclude OutVets over the use of the rainbow symbol, a sign of gay unity. After outcry, the council reversed course Friday

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