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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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usa Supreme Court Allows Alabama Execution 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.

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usa Ohio passes second, less restrictive, abortion bill

CLEVELAND Reuters - Ohio lawmakers passed a second piece of legislation in two days on Thursday restricting abortion access in the state by banning the procedure after 20 weeks of gestation.

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usa US actor Judge Reinhold arrested in Dallas

US actor Judge Reinhold is arrested after a confrontation with security officials at Dallas airport.

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usa Amid church controversy, thousands honor Guam's patron saint

The Catholic Church on the island is reeling from sex abuse allegations and lawsuits.

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usa Hillary Clinton warns of 'fake news epidemic'

Losing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says the spread of "fake news" threatens the US.

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usa Donald Trump's campaign investment hit $66 million

Trump added $10 million more to his campaign but did not hit touted $100 million mark.

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usa Trump: Glenn 'devoted his life to serving'

President-elect Donald Trump paid tribute to astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, who died Thursday, while speaking in Des Moines. He also announced Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as his choice to be the nation's next ambassador to China. Dec. 8

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usa U.S. Supreme Court lifts second stay, Alabama execution back on

Reuters - The U.S. Supreme Court lifted a second stay late on Thursday within hours of the death sentence for a former Eagle Scout condemned in a 1994 convenience store killing, clearing the way for his execution.

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usa Despite mishaps, futuristic Navy destroyer finally arrives in homeport

The USS Zumwalt is the Navy's biggest, most expensive and most technologically advanced destroyer, but it broke down in the Panama Canal

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usa Donald Trump Calls Ohio State Attack a Tragic Reminder on Immigration

Mr. Trump said the attack, by a Somali-born refugee, showed the need for a hard line on immigration.

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usa Supreme Court Clears Way for Alabama Execution

The Supreme Court Thursday night cleared the way for Alabama to execute a convicted murderer, after earlier granting a last minute reprieve.

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usa Escaped Inmate Captured Trying to Enter School

An escaped inmate also wanted in connection with the stabbing of a police officer was captured outside of a school in South Carolina.

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usa Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Execution of Alabama Inmate

Ronald B. Smith, who was convicted of murder in 1995, was sentenced to death by a state judge, despite a jurys recommendation of a life sentence.

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usa Trump: Glenn 'Devoted His Life to Serving'

President-elect Donald Trump paid tribute to astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, who died Thursday, while speaking in Des Moines. He also announced Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as his choice to be the nation's next ambassador to China. Dec. 8

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usa US Supreme Court Lets Alabama Execution Go Ahead

The U.S. Supreme Court late Thursday said Alabama could execute an inmate convicted of killing a convenience store clerk, a decision handed down after a whirlwind of legal fillings and two court-ordered delays

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usa The Latest: Supreme Court Says Alabama Execution Can Proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Alabama can move forward with the execution of an inmate convicted of killing a convenience store clerk more than two decades ago

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usa Nation's top doctor sounds alarm on teen use of e-cigarettes

The bottom line is that there is no safe use of tobacco products for kids, and those include e-cigarettes, surgeon general says

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usa Andrew Puzder: 5 things to know about Trump's Labor pick

Andrew Puzder: 5 things to know about Trump's pick to head the Department of Labor.

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usa US Supreme Court Says Alabama Can Proceed With Execution of Man Convicted of Killing Convenience Store Clerk

US Supreme Court says Alabama can proceed with execution of man convicted of killing convenience store clerk

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usa Trump's Labor pick's companies have faced multiple class-action lawsuits

Business leader known for his corporate turnarounds and opposition to a minimum wage hike.

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usa Trump says U.S.-China relationship must improve

DES MOINES, Iowa Reuters - President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States needed to improve its relationship with China, which he criticized for its economic policies and failure to rein in North Korea.

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usa U.S. Supreme Court stays Alabama execution for a second time

Reuters - The U.S. Supreme Court late on Thursday issued its second stay within hours in the death sentence of a former Eagle Scout condemned for a 1994 convenience store killing, apparently to consider a last-ditch appeal by his attorneys.

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usa Trump taps fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for Labor secretary

Business leader known for his corporate turnarounds and opposition to a minimum wage hike.

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usa 50 Vehicles in Snowy Crashes; at Least 19 People Hurt

About 50 vehicles including a Greyhound bus have been involved in chain reaction crashes and pileups in snowy conditions on Ohio roadways

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usa Who is Andy Puzder, Trump's pick for labor secretary?

Fast-food CEO Andy Puzder has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump for labor secretary. Bloomberg markets reporter Dani Burger joins CBSN with more details on Trump's latest pick.

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usa Model Farm in China to Highlight Xi's Ties to Iowa

As Iowa Gov. Terry BranstadDonald Trumps choice for the U.S. ambassador to Chinaprepares to take up the post next year, authorities in Hebei province are planning to construct a model farm patterned after one Chinese President Xi Jinping visited in Iowa in 2012.