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As snow ends in Buffalo, roof collapses, floods are concerns

Snowfall in the Buffalo area ended Friday, yet residents couldn't relax with threats of floods and roof collapses.

Obama picks NTSB member as new auto safety chief

President Obama is nominating a transportation safety and human fatigue expert to revive the troubled agency charged with keeping the nation's highways safe. Read more »

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Library honoring Billy Joel with pop music prize

Billy Joel has more than a few powerful friends in Washington with a musical legacy powerful enough to draw cheers from both sides of the political aisle Wednesday. Read more »

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Clinton says Obama on firm ground on immigration

Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday noted that previous U.S. presidents have issued some type of executive order on immigration, suggesting his Democratic successor was on "pretty firm legal... Read more »

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Clinton Foundation reports jump in contributions

Contributions and grants to the tax-exempt foundation that former President Bill Clinton operates with his family grew nearly threefold between 2012 and 2013, backed by its merger with another of... Read more »

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Police: Miss Honduras, sister slain in jealous fit

The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant — the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras. But the beauty queen and her sister were... Read more »

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This week in history: Operation Uranus traps German Army during WWII

On Nov. 19, 1942, the Red Army launched Operation Uranus, a two-pronged attack to the north and south of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad. The attack succeeded in cutting off the Sixth Army from... Read more »

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Utah members of Congress slam Obama's immigration reform plan

Members of Utah's congressional delegation responded Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive action to change immigration policy. Read more »

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NBC scraps Cosby television project

NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a project involving the long-beloved comic as a sexual assault scandal... Read more »

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GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order

The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but clashed over whether their... Read more »

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Lawyer asks judge to approve NFL concussion deal

The NFL urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion claims despite objections raised by former players and relatives. Read more »

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Man expected in court over deadly subway shove

A man accused of shoving a stranger in front of a New York subway train was expected to make court appearance Wednesday on a murder charge. Read more »

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When low-income housing is converted into luxury apartments

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A six-story building on Chicago's North Side once housed some of the city's poorest residents. Now it has been remodeled with granite countertops, stainless appliances and is marketed to young... Read more »

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Secret Service chief: Morale suffering at agency

The acting director of the Secret Service warned lawmakers Wednesday of "potentially dire consequences" from lowered morale and operational security at the agency. He vowed to do better. Read more »

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Consumer group lists '10 worst toys' for kids

A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet and the "Catapencil" — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual... Read more »

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Aide: Obama open to limits in war authorization

The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State,... Read more »

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CDC chief drops worst-case Ebola estimate

The government's worst-case scenario forecast for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa won't happen, a U.S. health official said Wednesday. Read more »

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NBC drops Bill Cosby comedy project in wake of rape allegations

NBC has dropped the planned Bill Cosby comedy pilot in wake of increased allegations by several women who claimed that he raped and sexually assaulted them. Read more »

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Washington gun law leads museum to remove rifles

A small museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid having to comply with a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers. Read more »

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How 'The Hunger Games' prepares kids to deal with terrorism

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"The Hunger Games" Katniss Everdeen is known to be a ground-breaking female character seldom found in YA fiction. But the books could also be preparing kids to inherit a world grappling with... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Obama to announce immigration action Thursday

In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration — in measures that could spare... Read more »

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Q&A with President Henry B. Eyring, Elder L. Tom Perry and Bishop Gérald Caussé

Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards sat down in Vatican City with LDS Church leaders to discuss the significance of Humanum: An International Interreligious Colloquium on The Complementarity of Man... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

At a school football field near Pittsburgh, an assistant coach tackled a topic unrelated to the upcoming game. Read more »

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