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  • Grown-Up Child Still Wonders What Halted Parents' Divorce

    DEAR ABBY: During my childhood, my parents fought loudly and often. When I was 12, they spoke to my sister and me about getting a divorce. I was heartbroken and fought back. Like any kid in that situation, I was upset and scared. I told them they were being selfish and irresponsible for breaking up…

    Dear Abby
  • Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest. Salman did not elaborate, but his remarks seemed aimed at Iran, which Riyadh…

    Reuters
  • Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With bright sunshine, warm temperatures and a deep blue sky, Friday was the kind of Southern California day made for just about anything. For Mary Falstrom, a longtime pilot, that meant flying.

    Associated Press20 mins ago
  • North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

    By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbors and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test. The…

    Reuters
  • Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of…

    Associated Press
  • Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

    All of Rome came to the Games: rich and poor, men and women, children and the noble elite alike. He triumphed in one match that pitted him against a bear, a lion and a leopard, all of which were released to attack him at once.

    LiveScience.com
  • The 11th Amendment: Correcting the Supreme Court in action

    The Constitution’s first amendment after the Bill of Rights represented the first use of congressional power to contradict a Supreme Court decision.

    National Constitution Center
  • Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Must Read This

    United States drivers are surprised that they never knew this. If you drive less than 50 mi/day, you better read this...

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  • Sir Cliff Richard Is Feeling 'Strained' By Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations

    It has been reported that Sir Cliff Richard is struggling with the investigation into allegations that he sexually abused a teenage boy. The iconic musician’s home was raised by South Yorkshire Police back in 2014 and it is thought that the investigation will be ongoing for another few months.…

    Stephanie Soteriou
  • Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

    The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in the Wisconsin for a so-called Winterfest celebration on Saturday, but their festivities were interrupted when the ice broke, police said. Five of the vehicles that fell into the water were salvaged, as their owners drove out of the chilly…

    Reuters
  • Band's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for Metallica

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind.

    Associated Press
  • Syrian army advances towards rebel town near Turkey: monitor

    The town of Tal Rifaat is around 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) from the Turkish frontier, where Syrians who have fled fighting near Aleppo city have been gathering since the assault was launched Monday. It is one of the last rebel strongholds in the north of Aleppo province and government troops are…

    AFP
  • North Korean rocket may have failed: Yonhap

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's long-range rocket launched on Sunday may have failed, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said. Earlier, South Korean media had reported that the rocket appeared to have successfully separated the first and second stage boosters with the first stage falling into the sea…

    Reuters
  • Clutter Of Holiday Decorations Crushes Man's Christmas Spirit

    DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another tree and knicky-knacky stuff downstairs. Not even a doorknob…

    Dear Abby
  • Israeli leader calls on world to condemn arson of synagogue

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the world to condemn a suspected arson attack against a makeshift synagogue in the West Bank where Jewish Torah scrolls were burned.

    Associated Press
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    Police shoot, kill dog after teen attacked in West Philadelphia

    A West Philadelphia teenager is in the hospital after police say she was attacked by the family dog.

    WABC – NY24 mins ago
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot: Review

    2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Toyota Highlander are third-row, eight-passenger SUVs. Toyota Highlander broke its year-over-year record with 158,915 units sold, and the Honda Pilot moved 122,868 units in 2015. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Explorer are top sellers, the Honda and Toyota have carved…

    Aki Sugawara
  • Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school

    A professor at an evangelical university near Chicago who got in trouble after saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God will leave the school, according to a joint statement released by Wheaton College on Saturday night. Larycia Hawkins, a tenured political science professor, had been…

    Reuters