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John Woodrum, shovels his car on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Roanoke, Va. A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. (Stephanie Klein-Davis /The Roanoke Times via AP)
December 09, 2018 - 6:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds...
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President Donald Trump tosses the coin before the Army-Navy NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 08, 2018 - 8:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army coach Jeff Monken hopped on top of a wall and pumped his fist toward stoked cadets set to belt out the alma mater. Monken brought the party to locker room and waved an "Army Football" flag as the Black Knights bounced around him. Army ditched its mundane routines and cut...
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This Friday Dec. 7, 2018 photo provided Shayla Sullivan shows "Madison," the Anatolian shepherd dog that apparently guarded his burned home for nearly a month until his owner returned in Paradise, Calif. Sullivan, an animal rescuer, left food and water for Madison during his wait. (Shayla Sullivan via AP)
December 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week...
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CORRECTS TO SATURDAY, NOT SUNDAY-U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks at a post-midterm election victory celebration in Manchester, N.H., on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)
December 08, 2018 - 5:27 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker, returning to the first-in-the-nation primary state Saturday for a two-day trip that could turn out to be a tuneup for the New Jersey Democrat's potential presidential campaign, said the visit leaves him "a lot more confident in making decisions going...
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John Kelly
Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
December 08, 2018 - 1:38 pm
President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
December 08, 2018 - 10:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture:...
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Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
December 08, 2018 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime. In a court filing ,...
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Frank Sinatra
MCT
December 07, 2018 - 10:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife Barbara were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction. Sotheby's reported Friday that the couple's entertainment memorabilia, art, jewelry, books and other personal items sold for $9.2 million — about twice their pre-sale estimates...
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AP
December 07, 2018 - 5:35 pm
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A California prosecutor has charged a high school teacher with several child cruelty and battery counts after she forcibly cut the hair of one of her students. Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said in a news release Friday that 52-year-old Margaret Gieszinger faces up...
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YouTube
December 07, 2018 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) - - A teacher is on leave after a version of a popular Christmas song was sung with a racist twist. Warning: Video contains very offensive content. Video of Dover New Hampshire students apply racist KKK lyrics to Jingle Bells song A video taken and uploaded to YouTube shows two...
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