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Woman made bomb threat at Miami airport, police say
MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities say a 33-year-old Honduran woman crashed her vehicle into a police patrol car at Miami International Airport and screamed that she had a bomb....
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Warm weather forced Iditarod farther north
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Thousands stranded on Ky. Interstates for nearly 24 hours
Larry Weas spent a cold night hunkered down in his car after getting caught in a logjam along a Interstate 65 in Kentucky. To conserve fuel during his 11-hour ordeal, he kept his car turned off for long stretches and scooped snow into a bucket to have something to drink. A stranded couple gave him a bottle of Gatorade and candy until a rescue worker took him to town....
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Federal offices in DC area opening on delayed schedule
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government says its offices in the Washington area will be open Friday amid the region's latest winter storm, but they are on a two-hour delayed arrival and employees can telework or take unscheduled leave....
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LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes Utah test
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Republican-controlled Senate committee in the Utah Legislature offered its unanimous and at times emotional support for a proposal to protect gay and transgender individuals as the landmark measure passed its first test....
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Late-winter storm continues to batter South, Northeast
The clock is springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country....
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Quotations in the News
"I would say that this is an absolutely beautifully executed - what we would call - a forced or emergency landing, by an unbelievably well-trained pilot." - Christian Fry of the Santa Monica Airport Association on actor Harrison Ford's crash-landing on a Los Angeles-area golf course....
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School kids on bus escape serious injury in Wash. crash
ORONDO, Wash. (AP) -- A motorist died but dozens of children escaped serious injury when a truck driver apparently fell asleep and crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway, colliding with a car and a school bus, the Washington State Patrol said....
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Lawyers to pick jurors for woman's running-death trial
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) -- Lawyers are ready to select a jury for the trial of an Alabama woman charged with capital murder in her granddaughter's running death....
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Colorful 'body sculptor' due back in murder trial
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections....
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Taxpayers shell out nearly $3 million on Jodi Arias' trials
PHOENIX (AP) -- Officials say taxpayers shelled out around $3 million to prosecute and defend convicted murderer Jodi Arias at a series of trials that have finally concluded with jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover....
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Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store....
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NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice....
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Police: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery....
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