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Posted: January 23, 2014 at 5:01 a.m.

Jacob Lew, the U.S. Treasury secretary, urged Congress in a letter to raise the debt ceiling by Feb. 7 and “certainly” before late next month to ensure the stability of the U.S. economy and financial system.

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Snow piles up misery for Northeast travelers

Commuters wait for a bus Tuesday in Philadelphia, where 10 to 14 inches of snow was forecast.

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Names and faces

Neil Young is still rockin’ in the free world. The 68-year-old musician was celebrated Tuesday night by the producers and engineers wing of the Recording Academy. Read »