A man stands in falling snow on West 42nd street in Times Square in New York, Jan. 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

Snowstorm sweeps northeast U.S.

A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States, dropping more than a foot (30 cm) of snow but falling short of more dire predictions.

Eugenie Bouchard reacts after losing a point to Maria Sharapova during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

Bouchard schooled by Sharapova

Eugenie Bouchard was unable to match the semifinal appearance last year and will now focus on sorting out her coaching arrangements after being blasted by Maria Sharapova on Tuesday.