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Huge Storm System, Tornadoes Blamed For 3 Deaths, Moves East

Posted: 12/26/2012 - An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the nation's midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the Deep South began punching its way toward the Northeast on Wednesday, slowing holiday travel

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Man Who Killed Two Fireman Left Note Behind, Dead Sister

Updated: 12/25/2012 - A sniper who ambushed volunteer firefighters in upstate New York on Monday, killing two and seriously wounding two others, left a note saying he hoped to burn down his neighborhood and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.

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Israel Rejects NRA's Guns-In-Schools Claim

Posted: 12/25/2012 - Israel's policy on issuing guns is restrictive, and armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen, experts said Monday, rejecting claims by America's top gun lobby that Israel serves as proof for its philosophy that the U.S. needs more weapons, not fewer.

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"Les Miserables": Critics Review The Big-Screen Adaptation

Posted: 12/25/2012 - "Les Miserables" gets the big-screen treatment on Christmas Day with a star-studded cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Christmas Weather A Worry Across Much Of Nation

Posted: 12/25/2012 - NEW ORLEANS Forecasts of snow, sleet and freezing rain threatened to complicate Christmas Day travel around the nation's midsection Tuesday as several Gulf Coast states braced for a chance of twisters and powerful thunderstorms.

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'Odd Couple' Actor Klugman Dies At 90

Posted: 12/24/2012 - His lawyer, Larry Larson, said he died at his house in Northridge, just north of Los Angeles, with his wife by his side.

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Is He Here Yet? Air Force Tracks Santa for Kids

Posted: 12/24/2012 - Volunteers at a Colorado Air Force base monitoring maps showing Santa Claus' progress are several hours into their goodwill mission and have answered more than 24,000 phone calls from children wanting to know everything from old Saint Nick's age, to how reindeer fly, to when they can expect their presents.

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Idaho Senator Accused of DUI in Virginia

Posted: 12/24/2012 - (CNN) -- U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo, R-Idaho, was arrested early Sunday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, and charged with driving under the influence, according to the town's police department.

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4 Firefighters Shot, 2 Dead in Upstate N.Y.

Updated: 12/24/2012 - An ex-con set a car and a house ablaze in his lakeside neighborhood to lure firefighters, then opened fire on them, killing two, engaging in a shootout with police and committing suicide while several houses burned.

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A White, Windy Christmas is Forecast

Posted: 12/24/2012 - A string of powerful storms in the West, Midwest and Southeast may generate a white Christmas for parts of the country, but the snow will come with hazardous travel conditions.

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Boehner: It's Now Up To Democrats To Fix "Fiscal Cliff"

Posted: 12/22/2012 - House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, today sought to push the onus of dealing with the impending "fiscal cliff" back onto Democrats, referring to the series of bills passed by House Republicans in the last year that would have eliminated significant chunks of the "cliff," including an extension of all Bush-era tax cuts passed by the GOP-led House in August.

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Marine's Punishment Scaled Back In Urination Case

Posted: 12/22/2012 - A Marine general who decided to court-martial a Marine for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters and posing for pictures with them in Afghanistan will scale back the punishment announced Thursday by a military judge.

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Homicide Charges In Ind. House Explosion

Posted: 12/22/2012 - Three people charged in a gas explosion that devastated an Indianapolis neighborhood deliberately set up the deadly blast to collect a big insurance payout, authorities said Friday.

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Judge Approves Settlement in BP Class Action Suit

Updated: 12/22/2012 - A federal judge on Friday gave final approval to BP's settlement with businesses and individuals who lost money because of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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No "Fiscal Cliff" Deal Under The Christmas Tree

Posted: 12/22/2012 - With the "fiscal cliff" looming and Washington lawmakers packing up for the holidays, President Obama late Friday appealed to lawmakers to go home, "cool off," and reflect on the need to "do the right thing" to avoid risking pushing America back into recession.

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Obama Makes It Official, Taps John Kerry for Secretary of State

Posted: 12/21/2012 - Secretary Clinton praises the choice and says Kerry "has proven his mettle" .. Obama says Kerry has 'played a central role' in foreign policy for nearly three decades. His confirmation is considered to be a sure thing among his colleagues.

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Man Kills 3 in Pennsylvania, Dies in Police Shootout

Posted: 12/21/2012 - A man killed two men and one woman Friday in central Pennsylvania, then died in a gunfight with state troopers, authorities said. Three officers were injured, but "someone was watching over" the state troopers wounded in "attack," police official says.

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"Appetizing Yet Stomach-Turning" Foods

Posted: 12/21/2012 - As the end of the year approaches, it's time to take a look back on the foods we desired -- but are probably better off skipping.

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"Plan B" is Dead; What's Next for "Fiscal Cliff"?

Updated: 12/21/2012 - House Speaker John Boehner's big idea for a backup "Plan B" exploded Thursday night when, after days of wrangling with his own troops, he realized he didn't have enough votes to pass the tax cut part of his plan.

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Heart Drug Tredaptive Is Ineffective, Study Says

Posted: 12/20/2012 - Tredaptive, currently used in 40 countries, has as its main ingredient, a vitamin called niacin, which raises so-called "good cholesterol" or HDL. Tredaptive also contains a drug to reduce side effects.

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Jockeying Heats Up In Pending Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted: 12/20/2012 - If President Obama taps John Kerry to take Hillary Clinton's place as the nation's top-ranking Cabinet official, Kerry would have to resign his Senate seat after what many predict would be a relatively smooth confirmation process.

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