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CHICAGO (AP) — Travelers setting out for the holidays could face trouble, with snow anticipated in the Great Lakes region and rain expected along the country's East Coast. The National Weather Service predicts Christmas Eve precipitation from Missouri to Michigan, with rain...
DENVER (AP) — Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They were flaky, often leaving the homeless man without the drug when he needed relief the most. So he moved to Denver, where...
BOSTON (AP) — A few hours before she was buried in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 19-year-old Britney Gengel texted her parents her last wish: "I want to move here and start an orphanage." Nearly five years later, her parents have fulfilled Britney's wish, building a complex in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Jon Bon Jovi donned a New York Police Department T-shirt on stage. Well-wishers delivered home-baked cookies by the hundreds to police in Cincinnati. In Mooresville, North Carolina, police and sheriff's officers were treated by residents to a chili dinner...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former subcontractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail will receive $3.2 million from the federal government as part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company that employed him at the time of his arrest. Alan Gross, who was arrested in...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Capitol has displayed a Pabst Blue Ribbon Festivus pole, atheist banners and even a tribute to the Flying Spaghetti Monster. But a display showing an angel falling into flames with the message "Happy Holidays from the Satanic Temple" was too...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses. In Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency for two...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Severe weather slamming through the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least one person, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and buildings. Columbia, Mississippi, Fire Department Capt. Tommy Graves told the Hattiesburg...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. Technology and social media have become an important part of the U.S. and Canadian military...