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NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a white Christmas you're after, you'd better follow this familiar advice: Go West.Snow will be falling in the western U.S. on Thursday, with anywhere from 2 to 6 inches in the valleys up to a foot in higher elevations in ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a man has life-threatening injuries after being stabbed on a bus.The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1GZ6fsp) that police say the victim boarded the Metro bus and sat next to a man. The two argued about how ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him, reigniting tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brow ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

HAVANA (AP) — Golden rays of tropical sunlight slant through the caved-in roof of Saint Thomas de Villanueva chapel, illuminating tiles graced by the faces of saints. Vandals shattered the stained-glass windows and scrawled their names on the thick wal ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

As Christmas Eve turns into Christmas Day, lights in every color shine through the night around the world. Colored bulbs decorate buildings from Ahmadabad, India. Candles illuminate the faces of the faithful at a church in Beijing, China. And Santa Cla ...more

Reuters News - 48 mins ago

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha cited China as a good example of economic development in a year-end speech to government officials seven months after he seized power in a military coup. ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man who was shopping at a suburban New Orleans mall on Christmas Eve was shot to death at close range and a suspect was in custody, police said.The incident happened around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, less than two hours before the ...more

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Today is Thursday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2014. There are six days left in the year. This is Christmas Day.Today's Highlight in History:In A.D. 336, the first known commemoration of Christmas on Dec. 25 took place in Rome.<p ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

(Reuters) - A shooting at a downtown St. Louis convenience store on Wednesday left one person dead and three others badly wounded, police said. Police said no suspects were in custody some five hours after the shooting, which was reported sho ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

(Reuters) - Josh Smith, who was recently released by Detroit, has agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets, the NBA reported on its website on Wednesday. Smith is less than halfway through a four-year, $54 million contract. While the Rock ...more