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A man plows snow during winter storm "Hercules" in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Massive Winter Storm Blamed For At Least 11 Deaths

A blustering winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide menaced the Northeast on Friday with howling winds and frigid temperatures.