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usa Dangerous wintry weather arrives and more on the way

Blinding snowstorms caused major pileups in the Midwest, icy roads as far north as North Dakota and treacherous conditions in upstate New York

17 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Gatlinburg, national park to reopen Friday as wildfire damage tallied

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation's most visited, to reopen Friday.

18 minutes ago // The Verge

tech Watch the first Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer

The first trailer for Marvels Spider-Man: Homecoming debuted on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, giving us a clear look at how well leading man Tom Holland can handle himself in the ol red and blue pajamas. The trailer follows Spider-Man as he

18 minutes ago // CBS

usa Sad ending for Iraq War vet who shed light on PTSD

Luis Carlos Montalvan and Tuesday, his Golden Retriever service dog, have been inseparable for the past eight years -- but now their story has come to an end

21 minutes ago // USA Today

sports Scouts' guide: How to stop, er, slow Westbrook

So far all plans seem flawed as Russell Westbrook plays a mesmerizing game of Stop Me If You Can.

21 minutes ago // ABC

usa Alabama Executes Man Convicted of Killing Store Clerk

A man convicted of killing a convenience store clerk over two decades ago in Alabama has been put to death

22 minutes ago // ABC

usa Woman Charged in Twin's Death in Hawaii Due in Court

A woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving their SUV off a cliff in Hawaii is expected to clear the way for her extradition from upstate New York

23 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business 'Better Food, Better Service': China's Airlines Fly Past U.S. Rivals on Pacific Routes

Chinese airlines are capitalizing on the wanderlust of Chinas rising middle class by expanding their long-haul routes, and at a pace that is fast upending the hierarchy of global aviation.

23 minutes ago // USA Today

sports NASCAR clears Dale Earnhardt Jr. to resume racing

Earnhardt underwent a test session at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday.

24 minutes ago // ABC

tech Tsunami Warnings Are Cancelled After Big Pacific Earthquake

Tsunami warnings for several Pacific islands, including those in Hawaii, were cancelled Friday after authorities determined that a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands did not pose a broad tsunami threat

24 minutes ago // ABC

usa The Latest: Alabama Executes Man Who Killed Clerk in 1994

A man convicted of killing a convenience store clerk has been put to death in Alabama, hours after the state's execution plans were twice put on temporary hold by the U.S. Supreme Court

25 minutes ago // Reuters

business Asian shares edge down, but on track for weekly gains

TOKYO/SYDNEY Reuters - Asian shares edged down on Friday but were on track for weekly gains, while the euro became more settled after the volatility seen in the wake of the European Central Bank's decision to trim the size of its asset purchase program while also extending it for longer than many analysts had expected.

26 minutes ago // USA Today

sports Spurs fall to Bulls 95-91 after winning first 13 road games

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points, and the Chicago Bulls handed San Antonio its first road loss after a 13-0 start, hanging on to beat the Spurs 95-91 on Thursday

26 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Chinese Consumer Inflation Heats Up

Chinas inflation picked up in November and strong industrial prices could mean consumers face even higher prices in coming months.

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usa Authorities: Alabama Executes Man Convicted of 1994 Murder of Convenience Store Clerk

Authorities: Alabama executes man convicted of 1994 murder of convenience store clerk

32 minutes ago // New York Times

world Marine Fighter Pilot Confirmed Dead After Crashing Into Pacific Ocean

The pilot, whom the Marine Corps identified as Capt. James Frederick, ejected from his fighter jet when it crashed during a training exercise in Japan on Wednesday.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

sports First 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer reunite Iron Man and Peter Parker

The first-ever trailer for the Marvel and Sony Pictures Entertainment superhero collaboration, Spider-Man: Homecoming, is out, and its bringing together a whole lot more than two studios. The new Spider-Man movie is making full use of their crossover with lots and lots of Iron Man. Tom Holland...

37 minutes ago // ABC

usa The Latest: Debris in Lake May Be From Missing Alaska Plane

An official says debris believed to be from a small plane missing in Alaska with four people on board has been found in a lake near where the aircraft took off from

37 minutes ago // ABC

world Somali Political Leaders OK Presidential Polls for Dec. 28

Somalia's political leaders agree to hold presidential polls Dec. 28, after three delays

37 minutes ago // ABC

world AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From Latin America, Caribbean

AP PHOTOS: In editor selections from Latin America and Caribbean, Cubans mourn the death of Fidel Castro and Brazilians are stunned by the tragic crash of a jetliner carrying a small-town soccer club to the finals of a prestigious tournament

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tech Tsunami Warnings Are Cancelld After Big Pacific Earthquake

Tsunami warnings for several Pacific islands, including those in Hawaii, were cancelled Friday after authorities determined that a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands did not pose a broad tsunami threat

40 minutes ago // ABC

world AP PHOTOS: Hard Times in Venezuela's Coastal Sucre State

AP PHOTOS: People in Venezuela's coastal Sucre state once made a bare living from fishing and sugar growing, but now processing plants work at half capacity on their good days and food is short

41 minutes ago // Gizmodo

tech The Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Is Here, Guest-Starring Iron Man

Well, guest-starring Tony Stark more than Iron Man, I guess, but Marvel Studios really doesnt want people to suddenly forget Spideys part of their Cinematic Universe. Hmm. I love Tom Hollands Peter Parker and Spidey wisecracks, but this whole thing feels young. Like, really young. Maybe too young?

41 minutes ago // The New York Times

sports Chiefs 21, Raiders 13: Kansas City Chiefs Jump to Top of A.F.C. West After Win Over Raiders

Tyreek Hill, the rookie receiver, had two touchdowns in the victory, which was the Chiefs seventh in their last eight games against the Raiders.

41 minutes ago // The New York Times

sports Over Beers With Fans, Bayern Munich Delivers a Personal Touch

Though at the vanguard of German soccers global success, the club takes pride in its local roots, with even its biggest stars happy to take time out to spend a day with fans.

42 minutes ago // Gizmodo

tech The Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Is Here, Guest-Starring Iron Man

Well, guest-starring Tony Stark more than Iron Man, I guess, but Marvel Studios really doesnt want people to suddenly forget Spideys part of their Cinematic Universe. Hmm. I love Tom Hollands Peter Parker and his Spidey wisecracks, but this whole thing feels young. Like, really young. Maybe too young?

42 minutes ago // Reuters

world China's Xi calls for universities' allegiance to the Communist Party

BEIJING Reuters - China's President Xi Jinping has called for allegiance to the ruling Communist Party from the country's colleges and universities, the latest effort by Beijing to tighten its hold on education.

42 minutes ago // Reuters

business Oil exploration spending may drop further next year -WoodMac

GRAPHIC: oil and gas exploration spend http://tmsnrt.rs/2h7xIS3

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

sports Californians rate public colleges highly and back giving them more state dollars, survey shows

Most Californians give high marks to their public universities and colleges but worry they are too expensive, according to a statewide survey released Thursday. The majority of Californians surveyedby the Public Policy Institute of California supportmore money for public higher education,but...

43 minutes ago // USA Today

business How a caveat cuts your Kohls Cash savings

Kohls reputation for saving customers money took a hit in the household of Al Prokash.

43 minutes ago // USA Today

sports Flames beat Coyotes 2-1 in overtime for fifth straight win

Dougie Hamilton scored 1:09 into overtime, Chad Johnson stopped 27 shots and the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-1

45 minutes ago // USA Today

tech Watch: New Spider-Man swings into action in first 'Homecoming' trailer

There are worse things for a teen than Tony Stark giving you sweet tech.

46 minutes ago // USA Today

sports Playoff picture: Chiefs and Patriots big winners

Our postseason standings will be updated here through conclusion of regular season.

47 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa Supreme Court Says Execution Can Proceed After Earlier Stays

The Supreme Court earlier issued two temporary delays in the execution of Ronald Bert Smith Jr., convicted in the shooting death of a store clerk.

47 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Supreme Court Says Execution Can Proceed After Earlier Stays

The Supreme Court earlier issued two temporary delays in the execution of Ronald Bert Smith Jr., convicted in the shooting death of a store clerk.

48 minutes ago // CBS

usa "True American hero": World reacts to John Glenn's death

John Glenn, the astronaut and senator who died at the age of 95, is celebrated as a hero and space legend