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Ice-covered trees and fields along Lapeer Road between Oxford and Metamora, Mich. on Dec. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Robin Buckson)

Holiday power outages challenge Christmas cheer

For the first time in days, the sun shined and skies were blue when Doug Jennings stepped outside his home Tuesday in central Maine. But the power that disappeared in a massive weekend ice storm? […]

12/24/2013

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $636 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The top prize had been estimated at $586 […]

12/17/2013

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LA volleyball coach accused of lewd acts on girls

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A 23-year-old East Los Angeles high school volleyball coach has been arrested for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with two 15-year-old female students. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker says […]

12/16/2013

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million. The hike pushes the prize for Tuesday’s drawing closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year. Should nobody […]

12/16/2013

Emergency responders from the South Pierce Fire Department respond to a grain processing feed mill owned by Wilcox Farms in downtown Roy, Wash., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, after one of its silos collapsed. (AP Photo/The Olympian, Steve Bloom)

Washington mill previously cited for safety issues

ROY, Wash. (AP) — A Washington feed mill where a silo collapsed while two men were doing maintenance on it was cited earlier this year for six “serious” safety violations. Authorities say one of the […]

12/03/2013

Renowned chef Charlie Trotter in the dining room of his restaurant in Chicago, Dec. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Rich Hein)

Wife: Trotter was treated for aneurysm, seizures

CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of Charlie Trotter says doctors discovered an aneurysm months before the acclaimed chef died and he was taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol. Trotter was […]

11/08/2013

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, introduces the new iPad Air, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Apple cuts cost to make iPad Air by 13 pct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple trimmed the cost of making its latest iPad along with the tablet computer’s width and weight. The research firm IHS Inc. estimates the iPad Air that sells for $499 costs […]

11/05/2013

In this photo released by UNICEF, a health worker administers polio vaccine to a child as part of a UNICEF-supported vaccination campaign at the Abou Dhar Al Ghifari Primary Health Care Center in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/UNICEF, Omar Sanadiki)

UN officials confirm polio outbreak in north Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The U.N. confirmed an outbreak of polio in Syria for the first time in over a decade on Tuesday, warning the disease threatens to spread among an estimated half-million children who […]

10/29/2013

This photo combo of photos provided by the Office of the Denver District Attorney's Office shows Lorinda Bailey, left, and Wayne Sperling. Bailey and Sperling, the Denver couple accused of starving their four young sons and keeping them in a filthy apartment. (AP Photo/Denver District Arttorney's Office)

Expert says malnourished Colo. boys face long recovery

DENVER (AP) — Four undernourished Colorado boys who were living in squalor and unable to speak face a long and uncertain path to recovery, an expert said, but there is at least some hope for […]

10/09/2013

Calif. exchange website had 514K initial visitors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials with California’s health insurance exchange are clarifying the level of interest shown in their website, saying more than 514,000 people visited the online marketplace on its first day. Covered California […]

10/03/2013

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