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Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Chief Justice John Roberts participate in a moment of silence. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Pool/Getty Images

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week at age 99, lied in repose at the court's building in Washington on Monday, prompting visits from the current justices, more than 80 of his former clerks, and President Trump and first lady Melania Trump.

Details: Stevens was the 3rd-longest-serving member of the Supreme Court before his 2010 retirement. He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony.

Members of the U.S. Supreme Court police serve as pallbearers to carry the casket of the late Associate Justice John Paul Stevens up the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
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Family members of the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens arrive. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Pool/Getty Images
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Pool/Getty Images

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Bomb cyclone prompts blizzard warnings from Virginia to Maine

Computer model projection showing the intense storm off of Cape Cod on Jan 29, 2022, with heavy snow and strong winds lashing the coastline. (Weatherbell.com)

Blizzard warnings are in effect for 11 million people from coastal Virginia to eastern Maine as a historic winter storm is set to slam the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast beginning Friday.

Why it matters: The storm will bring hazards ranging from zero visibility amid hurricane force wind gusts and heavy snow, to coastal flooding that will erode vulnerable beaches and threaten property from the Jersey shore to coastal Massachusetts.

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Biden will move U.S. troops to Eastern Europe "in the near term"

President Biden boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews on Jan. 28. Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images

President Biden said on Friday he plans to move U.S. troops to Eastern European and NATO countries “in the near term.”

Driving the news: “Not too many” U.S. troops, Biden added in remarks to reporters at Joint Base Andrew upon returning from a trip to Pennsylvania.