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NEW YORK (AP) — Supermarket layouts are carefully calibrated to tempt people into impulsive purchases, and now food makers are trying to adapt their strategies as people do more of their shopping online. Part of the worry for companies is that shoppers won't get to see their...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago hasn't logged any snow on the ground in January or February for the first time in the 146 years that the National Weather Service has been keeping track. Traces have fallen, but not enough to record. The weather service takes measurements at 6 a.m. at O'...
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Those lessons about sharing? At lunchtime, in Connecticut schools, they come with an asterisk. School officials in a Connecticut town are criticizing new restrictions on lunchroom "share tables," which encourage students to donate uneaten food for any...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A spring-like storm system that killed at least three people as it spawned tornadoes and damaged dozens of homes in the central U.S. rumbled eastward Wednesday, putting about 95 million people in its path, forecasters said. The compact but strong storms...
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says survey teams will be moving across Illinois to catalog damage and determine the number of tornados that touched down in the...
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Authorities say a second person in Illinois was killed by the severe storm system that swept through the Midwest and spawned tornados. White County Coroner...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm system posed a risk to 45 million people. Compact but strong storms known as supercells raked parts of the central U.S. on Tuesday,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order in the coming...
SEATTLE (AP) — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly...