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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are pretending to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his storybook Christmas Eve flight. So far, NORAD says it used the heat signature from Rudolph's nose to "track" St. Nick over spots...
CHICAGO (AP) — Unions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Obama's recent executive action in hopes of expanding their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who entered the U.S. illegally. Labor leaders say the action will give new...
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...
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital Tuesday evening after experiencing a shortness of breath, a family spokesman said. Bush, 90, was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a "precaution," according to spokesman Jim...
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...
BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station late Tuesday, police said. A crowd of about 100 people were gathered early Wednesday at the scene in Berkeley, Missouri, a few miles from Ferguson, where a...
BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County police say a man who pulled a gun and pointed it at an officer has been killed in Berkeley, Missouri. County police spokesman Sgt. Brian Schellman says a Berkeley police officer was conducting a routine business check at a gas station around...
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...