AP: Thailand's prime minister says she sees no quick end to her country's political impasse: (link) -RAS
AP: After crash, NYC commuter rail line has Tuesday deadline to list lines with big speed changes: (link) -RAS
AP: After blanketing much of US, millions more residents likely to see snow, sleet, ice from storm: (link) -RAS
AP: ABC's 'Scandal' reduced to 18 episodes this season; The move follows word of Kerry Washington's pregnancy: (link) -RAS
AP: Same-sex couples flock to Australia's capital to wed under nation's first gay marriage laws: (link) -RAS
AP: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlines new weapons sale plan for Gulf nations to protect against Iran threat: (link) -RAS
AP: Vice President Joe Biden praises North Korea's release of US tourist: (link) @joshledermanAP -RAS
AP: Police say two young Pa. newlyweds lured a man to his death because they wanted to kill someone together: (link) -RAS
AP: AP VIDEO: North Korea deports Merrill Newman, an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran: (link) -RAS
AP: NBC's 'Sound of Music' live telecast was Thursday's favorite thing with 18.6 million viewers: (link) -RAS
AP: #AP10Things: Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week: (link) -RAS
mikemoranDHG: A feel bad for Jacoby. Left, right and center is a lot of ground to cover in Yankee Stadium.
AP: Japan's parliament passes contentious secrets law, overriding criticism it endangers freedoms: (link) -NS
AP: People familiar with negotiations: Carlos Beltran, Yankees agree to $45 million, 3-year contract: (link) -RAS
AP: Second baseman Robinson Cano reaches agreement with the Seattle Mariners, AP source confirms: (link) -RAS
AP: Jay Z tops #Grammy nominations with 9; Lamar, Macklemore, Timberlake, Pharrell with 7 each: (link) -RAS
AP: BREAKING: Jay Z tops Grammy nominations with 9; Lamar, Macklemore, Timberlake, Pharrell with 7 each.
kmellenDHGarts: Just saw terrific University Dancers at Bowker Auditorium at UMass. I recommend this show. repeats Saturday, 8 p.m. (link)
AP: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis peform one hit, nominated for another on #Grammy nominations special: (link) -RAS
AP: Here is a state-by-state look at the wintry weather slamming parts of the U.S.: (link) -NS
AP: VIDEO: A new noisemaker, called a "caxirola," is replacing the controversial vuvuzela at the World Cup: (link) -NS
GazetteUMass: @JoeDapps you have to at least TRY to be clever or funny.