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Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY
December 11, 2017 - 4:55 am
Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week. The Thomas Fire north of Los Angeles has burned more than 270 square miles, prompted tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed nearly 800 structures. The fire...
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Dreamstime
December 11, 2017 - 4:48 am
The first law enforcement officer in the U.S. ever to be charged with a terrorism offense is again scheduled for trial. Jury selection begins Monday afternoon in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, in the case against Nicholas Young, who was a police officer in the region's Metro system when he...
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Albert Cesare/USA TODAY NETWORK
December 11, 2017 - 4:25 am
Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are making their final pushes ahead of Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama. Jones and Democrats are framing the election as a way for Alabama to reject its history of politicians with baggage that hampers the state. Republicans say its about...
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Dreamstime
December 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A new fight is simmering over General Electric's legacy of toxic pollution as the company seeks to close the books on a $1.7 billion cleanup of the upper Hudson River. The focus now is whether children are safe playing in parks and backyards that are prone to frequent...
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Dreamstime
December 10, 2017 - 8:26 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities in southern California say at least two people are dead after a small plane crashed into a home in San Diego. Local news media report the plane crashed into the house in San Diego's Clairemont neighborhood about 4:40 p.m. Saturday. The single-engine, six-seat Beech BE36...
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Dreamstime
December 10, 2017 - 7:09 am
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — A series of Christmas cards and booklets that feature Robert Frost poems are on display at Vermont's Middlebury College for the first time in more than half a century. Some of the poems were published for the first time in the cards, some were early drafts of works in...
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Dreamtime
December 10, 2017 - 2:07 am
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma mother and father couldn't figure out what was happening to their child's pacifiers until the baby's grandmother saw the family dog swipe one off a counter. One nauseous pooch and a trip to their veterinarian's office confirmed the couple's hunch: Dovey had 21...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
December 09, 2017 - 10:32 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) — Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex that housed Somali refugees have asked a federal judge to pull prospective jurors from rural Kansas because they are twice as likely to have voted for President Trump. In a motion filed Friday, the defense argued that...
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Dreamstime
December 09, 2017 - 9:22 pm
Congressman sounds off about the agency on 'Judge Jeanine.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Dreamstime
December 09, 2017 - 11:36 am
Jersey City, NJ. (AP) - New Jersey's Liberty Science Center aims to take visitors into space in what they are billing as the Western Hemisphere's largest planetarium. Saturday's opening of the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium in Jersey City features a dome that is 89 feet (27 meters) in diameter. A 10-...
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