• Intruder dies in California chimney after homeowner lights fire

    (Reuters) - A suspected burglar who attempted to enter a California home through the chimney died on Saturday after the homeowner lit a fire without realizing anyone was inside, police said. The man appeared to have climbed into the chimney during the night while the owner was away and then became…

  • Russia plane entered Israel control zone from Syria: minister

    A Russian warplane recently entered Israeli-controlled airspace from Syria but the intrusion was resolved without incident, Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Sunday. Yaalon's comments come amid deep concern over the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey, which claims it strayed over…

  • Officials ID waitress who was killed over patron's cigarette

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Waffle House waitress who was shot and killed after asking a customer not to smoke was a 52-year-old who spent some of her final moments asking patrons how they enjoyed their Thanksgiving, authorities and witnesses said.

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  • Threatened Suicide Paralyzes Sibling Who's Expected To Help

    DEAR ABBY: I have a sibling, "Bailey," who suffers from panic attacks and anxiety disorder. Bailey was first diagnosed while I was attending college. I had a standard psychology class that helped me understand the basics of what he was going through, but whenever there would be a problem with him,…

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    Mesmerizing waterfalls (10 photos)

    These stunning pictures of beautiful Icelandic waterfalls will take your breath away. The mesmerizing shots show the striking waterfalls set against the night sky and the hypnotic green glow of the northern lights, as well as the picturesque Icelandic scenery and stunning sunrises. Photographer…

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  • Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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  • Boy, 12, Whose Arm Was Severed Then Reattached is Now Back Home

    Seth Apel of Knox, Pennsylvania had his arm severed just below the shoulder while unloading fire wood Nov. 7.

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  • 'I was 100 percent right' on 9/11 Muslim remarks: Trump

    By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted on Sunday he was "100 percent right" when he said he saw thousands of Muslims in Jersey City, New Jersey, cheering the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, even though fact-checkers have…

  • HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.

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  • U.S. senators call for 20,000 troops in Syria and Iraq

    By Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. senators called on Sunday for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries. Republicans John…

  • Newborn Baby Girl is Found Buried Alive Near the LA River

    Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department discovered a newborn baby buried under asphalt and debris on Friday in Compton.

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  • Georgia's Richt stepping down following 'mutual' decision

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mark Richt stepped down as Georgia's coach on Sunday in what was called a "mutual" decision but looked like a firing.

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  • Saga of the world's most famous grizzly

    In June 2007, Dennis VanDenbos, a high school science teacher from Lander, Wyo., was attending an education conference at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. Mr. VanDenbos set out walking one morning and, unbeknown to him, he spooked a mother grizzly bear and three cubs…

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    3 teens killed in McHenry County crash

    Three teenagers died Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in McHenry County, officials said.

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  • Upstate New York town threatened by Arizona man in online post: reports

    (Reuters) - Residents and authorities in a rural upstate New York community were taking precautions after an Arizona man posted a video online showing himself with a gun and saying he was traveling to the town for a possible confrontation, according to media reports. Jon Ritzheimer, of Phoenix,…

  • Norway mulls using heroin to prevent deadly overdoses

    BERGEN, Norway (AP) — The pale, zombie-like addicts staggering through concrete underpasses make an unlikely scene in wealthy Norway's picturesque second city. As a gateway to the fjords which zigzag the oil-rich nation's long coastline, Bergen is the last stop on a global drug route that gives it…

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  • Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet

    By Dasha Afanasieva and Lidia Kelly ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in…