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usa North Texas police detective fatally shot answering call of armed man

Police detective died after being shot while answering a report of an armed man outside a house in a suburban Dallas neighborhood; suspect found dead

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usa Chelsea Manning: Obama commutes sentence of Wikileaks source

The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".

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usa Janet Napolitano in Hospital Over Side Effect of Cancer Care

University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said

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usa Obama Supreme Court Nominee Returning to Bench as Judge

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is putting on his judge's robes again

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usa Trump Jokes Tillerson Leads 'Charmed Life', 'Takes' Oil From Countries

At the black tie event, Trump joked about the safety in the room and his nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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usa Tom Price, Trump's HHS nominee, to face tough grilling about policies, stock trades

Questions will focus on investments in companies that benefited from his House actions.

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usa Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized: media

Reuters - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, CBS Houston affiliate KHOU television reported on Wednesday, citing his office chief of staff.

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usa Betsy DeVos cites grizzlies in Wy. when asked about guns in schools

Trump's education nominee's response to a question about guns in schools during a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill sparked outrage among Democrats and many on social media

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usa 1/17: Obama reduce sentences for Chelsea Manning and others; Long-time voice of the inaugural parade goes silent

Less than three days before he leaves office, President Obama pardoned 64 people and shortened the sentences of 209 others -- most notably, Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning; Charlie Brotman was the announcer at presidential inauguration parades through 15 parades and 11 presidents

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usa Denver Starts Work on Allowing Pot in Public, a First in US

Denver is starting work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries

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usa Suspect in fatal shooting of Orlando police sergeant captured

Police say Markeith Loyd who was wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police sergeant has been captured

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usa Virginia to Execute Man Convicted in Family's 2006 Slaying

Virginia is scheduled to execute a man convicted of killing a well-known family of four in their Richmond home on New Year's Day 2006

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usa Report: 3 Oregon football players hospitalized following intense workouts

One of three Oregon football players hospitalized following a series of intense workouts has been released from the hospital, hospital spokeswoman says

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usa Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush hospitalized: media

Reuters - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, CBS Houston affiliate KHOU television reported on Wednesday, citing his office chief of staff.

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usa Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

His office chief of staff says he is in stable condition and is doing fine.

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usa Diplomats Join Trump at Dinner in Washington

President-elect Donald Trump welcomed diplomats, donors and soon-to-be White House staff to dinner in Washington on Tuesday. Trump addressed the group, praising Vice-President-elect Mike Pence and his pick for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. Jan. 18

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usa Father of man shot to death by police sues California department

The father of a mentally distressed black man shot and killed by police who thought he was armed sued the San Diego-area department on Tuesday.

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usa Colorado car salesman dies after crashing Maserati at 'reckless speeds'

A Colorado man was killed Saturday after apparently losing control of the Maserati he was driving and crashed into a ditch.

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usa 'Had to Hold Back the Tears': Ex-Inmate Shocked by Pardon

Since Stephen Arrington was arrested in a drug case, he's staged a dramatic turnaround and has given motivational speeches to thousands of kids.

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usa Obama reduce sentences for Chelsea Manning and others

Less than three days before he leaves office, President Obama pardoned 64 people and shortened the sentences of 209 others -- most notably, Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning. Margaret Brennan has more.

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usa Long-time voice of the inaugural parade goes silent

Charlie Brotman was the announcer at presidential inauguration parades through 15 parades and 11 presidents. This week as president Obama passes on the torch to president-elect Trump, Brotman will pass on the mic to his successor: Steve Ray. Chip Reid has the story.

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usa General Motors says it will invest $1 billion in American factories

The president-elect took a bow Tuesday after General Motors said it was investing a billion dollars in its American factories, and adding about seven thousand U.S jobs. But the numbers, and who deserves the credit, are open to interpretation, reports Dean Reynolds.

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usa Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter claims he carried out attack for ISIS

An FBI agent told a federal court Tuesday that the suspect in last week's Fort Lauderdale airport shooting gave conflicting stories when he was surrendered. first saying he was under government mind control, then claiming to be inspired by ISIS. Manuel Bojorquez has more on the story.

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usa More Democrats plan to boycott Trump inauguration

More Democratic members of Congress are saying they will not be attending Friday's inauguration. Most of them say they are boycotting to send a message to Mr. Trump, reports Nancy Cordes.

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usa Putin dismisses Trump's dossier as fake

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed as a hoax a privately-prepared intelligence dossier that claimed Russian intelligence agencies had compromising material on President-elect Trump. Elizabeth Palmer has the details.

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usa Maine Gov. LePage calls on NAACP to apologize to the white people"

Republican Gov. Paul LePage also offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to Georgia Rep. John Lewis

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usa Patients socked by "surprise" medical bills

More than one in five emergency room patients face what are called "surprise medical bills," even though they went to an in-network hospital. They discover they were treated and billed by out-of-network specialists. Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has the details.

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usa Trump nominees face delayed hearings for Cabinet posts

Some of Donald Trump's nominees for his Cabinet are facing delays over questions about their past, reports Major Garrett.

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usa Inauguration Ceremony Carries Rich History

A host of myths, enduring traditions and presidential foibles fill the history of presidential inaugurations. Historian Jim Bendat recalls the history and meaning of the ceremony, along with some memorable speeches. Jan. 18

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usa Resort Arizona town on alert after rabid bobcat attacks injured 4 people

People flock to the Arizona desert town of Sedona for its tranquility and relaxation. But tranquility turned to terror after a rabid bobcat attacked residents and pets.

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usa Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador

Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa.

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usa Global Warming Stealing Beautiful Weather Days

A new study says those nice weather days the kind for grilling or are perfect for outdoor weddings will be dwindling in the future because of global warming. The planet on average will lose 10 postcard-perfect days by the end of the century. Jan. 18

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usa San Francisco sued by car-theft victim for allegedly violating its sanctuary city ordinance

A 32-year-old is alleging that San Francisco violated its sanctuary city ordinance by reporting him to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after reporting his car stolen.

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usa Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence

Chelsea Manning was convicted in 2013 in military court for providing to WikiLeaks more than 700,000 secret military and State Department documents

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usa Mom Charged With Taking Her Kids 3 Decades Ago to Face Judge

A mother charged with snatching her two daughters from Rhode Island in 1985 is scheduled to appear before a judge after police found the three living in the Houston area

3 hours ago // USA Today

usa Battling bucks die after antlers lock together in Missouri woods

Torn-up ground and trampled grass around deer give evidence of a relentless battle.