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N.Y. City sees more plows than snow this time

Snow fell across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast states on Friday, adding to the region that has scarcely dug out from the Christmas weekend blizzard. Full story

Christmas Island death toll reaches 30

Police divers have pulled two bodies from the sunken wreckage of a boat that was packed with asylum seekers trying to reach Australia when it was smashed to pieces on rocks at a remote island, taking the death toll from the disaster to 30. Full story

'Bodies all over': Refugee boat sinks

A wooden boat packed with dozens of asylum seekers smashed apart on jagged rocks off an Australian island Wednesday, killing at least 28 people. Full story

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  Refugees dead in Christmas Island shipwreck

In the south Pacific, a boat packed with asylum seekers slammed into the rocky coast of Christmas Island, leaving dozens dead. TODAY’s Ann Curry has more details.

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A boat laden with refugees is driven onto rocks at Christmas Island in this still image taken from video
A boat laden with refugees is driven onto rocks at Christmas Island in this still image taken from video

A boat laden with refugees is driven onto rocks at Christmas Island in this still image taken from video on Dec. 15. Twenty-seven asylum seekers have died and dozens may be missing after heavy waves smashed their timber boat onto rocks on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean off Australia, sinking t

An asylum boat full of refugees being smashed by violent seas
An asylum boat full of refugees being smashed by violent seas

TOPSHOTSHANDOUT RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE AND EDITORIAL SALES - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / THE WEST AUSTRALIAN"A Channel 7 TV framegrab of a photo released by The West Australian on December 15, 2010 shows an asylum boat full of refugees being smashed by violent seas against the jagged coas

Residents and police (R) try to rescue refugees from an asylum boat (C) being smashed by violent seas against the jagged coastline of Australia's Christmas Island