A taxi dispatcher on 7th Ave near Penn Station as commuters try to get home before the approaching storm on Jan. 26, 2015.
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In Case You Missed It: 5 great stories from the week of Jan. 26

Each week, msnbc.com collects the standout work published by our reporters in one convenient place.

Hillary Clinton is running out the clock
by Alex Seitz-Wald

The former secretary of state is in no rush to announce her presidential campaign, and a formal launch could come even later than expected.

Blizzard or bluster?
by Irin Carmon

First came the dire warnings, the institutional shutdowns, the highways and trains emptied by travel bans. Manhattan turned into a slightly less dystopic version of I Am Legend. Then came the sheepishness. And at least one meteorologist’s apology.    

Anthony Weiner, comeback kid?
by Aliyah Frumin

In the past few days, he’s used the hashtag #KeysToTheCity seven times, perhaps a nod to the name of a blueprint he released in the lead-up to his mayoral run.

Skeptical of shelters, NYC’s homeless brave the blizzard
by Emma Margolin

Most New Yorkers were hunkered down in their homes Monday evening as a blizzard pounded the region. But for thousands without homes, it was just another night.

Behind the front lines of the conflict in Ukraine
by Elissa Curtis and Benjamin Landy

In Kiev, far from the front lines of the separatist region of Donbass, Ukraine, the civilian population is bearing much of the toll of the conflict.


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In Case You Missed It: 5 great stories from the week of Jan. 26