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In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything, which New York and Massachusetts learned too well Tuesday.Small last-minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches in New Yo ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow.The storm pu ...more

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By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A raft of proposed laws in socially conservative Oklahoma, criticized for being discriminatory measures aimed at limiting the rights of gay and transgender people, has prompted a pushback from human ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats.President Barack Obama made the proposal last week as part of hi ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court is deciding whether deputy U.S. marshals who shot and wounded a teenage driver eight years ago may be sued in federal court, a case that's unfolding amid a national debate about police use of force and the legal prote ...more

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McRAE, Ga. (AP) — A man answering a Craigslist ad from a couple who wanted to buy a 1966 Mustang robbed, shot and killed the husband and wife when they traveled several hours to buy the classic car, a sheriff said Tuesday.The bodies of 69-year-o ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon documents show that President Barack Obama is going to ask Congress for a hefty, almost 8 percent boost for the Defense Department.Obama will ask for $534 billion for the core budget of Defense Department — a $38 billi ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday after disappointing outlooks from Caterpillar and Microsoft raised worries about future profit growth at companies.An unexpected drop in U.S. orders of long-lasting goods also weighed on the markets.On ...more

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MORENCI, Ariz. (AP) — Two Arizona law enforcement officers were recovering Tuesday after being wounded in a shootout that killed a domestic violence suspect in a small mining town near the New Mexico border, authorities said.The suspect — 29-yea ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana has received federal approval to expand health coverage to about 350,000 uninsured residents through a state-run program Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday will help the state's working poor families.Surrounded by state off ...more