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Northeast digs out after first snowstorm of 2014

Northeast digs out after first snowstorm of 2014

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The first snow storm of 2014 hit not only Maryland, but much of New England, the Midwest and the Atlantic Coast, with some regions receiving as much as two feet of snow. Several airports were closed, while flights elsewhere were delayed. Schools closed up and down the East Coast on Friday, while sub-zero wind chills took effect, leaving many to shovel themselves out in the frigid air, including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Survivors reel from typhoon Haiyan’s devastating damage

Survivors reel from typhoon Haiyan’s devastating damage

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Super typhoon Haiyan killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, according to a senior police official, and destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of structures in its path.

As rescuers struggled to reach villages along the coast, survivors foraged for food or searched for lost loved ones.

WARNING: Some photos contain graphic content.
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Striking rainbow shines in Baltimore

Striking rainbow shines in Baltimore

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Whether up in Hampden or downtown at Camden Yards, Baltimore residents were greeted on Friday by a particularly distinct rainbow. Might it have been a sign from Mother Nature about the return of same-sex marriage to California, or just an omen signaling an exciting Orioles win?

Okay, okay, it was probably just a climate-caused optical phenomenon. Still pretty cool. We’ve collected photographs from Baltimore Sun staff and Darkroom readers. Share yours using @baltimoresun on Twitter or Instagram, and it could be featured here!

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