“16 die as monster storm brings rain, snow, cold across U.S.”
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Across the country, officials have attributed at least a dozen deaths to exposure, icy car crashes and other effects of the storm. Read more
A Honolulu Fire Department investigator has classified the cause of a fire Wednesday at a beachfront home in Kailua as accidental. Read more
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The Summit District of Haleakala National Park is still dealing with the after-effects of this week’s stormy weather, with some operations and facilities limited. Read more
Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges announced the arrests in connection with the Friday night shooting in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington and said all would face murder charges. Read more
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Thousands of travelers were stranded at airports or stuck on hold trying to rebook flights this week as a massive storm snarled travel in the U.S. and Canada ahead of the holidays. Read more
Pope Francis presided over the evening Mass attended by about 7,000 faithful at St. Peter’s Basilica. Read more
Over the next year, West Point will also remove, relocate, modify or rename busts, memorials, streets and buildings named after Confederate figures. Read more
The U.S. military agency known for tracking Santa Claus as he delivers presents on Christmas Eve doesn’t expect COVID-19 or the ” bomb cyclone ” hitting North America to affect Saint Nick’s global travels. Read more
Back in November, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel said Miami’s goal was to play in meaningful games in December and January. Read more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy posted photos of the wreckage on his social media accounts. Read more
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The biblical town of Bethlehem is gearing up for what residents hope will be a merry Christmas, with thousands of visitors expected to descend upon the traditional birthplace of Jesus as it rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
An artist has devoted a sweeping new street mural to the memory of one of Los Angeles’ most famous residents. Read more
Michael James Pratt was on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list. Read more
As China grapples with its first-ever national COVID-19 wave, emergency wards in small cities and towns southwest of Beijing are overwhelmed. Read more
Brown, best known for the Disney Channel series “That’s So Raven,” has had numerous legal and other personal troubles. Read more