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Storms brewing in the U.S. are set to bring rain, snow and winds that could make holiday travel a messy affair, NBC News reported. A soggy north-south storm system that slammed the Pacific northwest and Southern California Sunday night, bringing down trees and power lines, is pushing eastward, threatening to deliver rain and gusty winds along the Gulf Coast and snow in the Upper Midwest on Tuesday. The storm is then expected to batter the East Coast with wet and windy weather on Wednesday — right at the prime pre-holiday travel time. The Midwest lakes and central Mississippi Valley may be the only areas likely to see a white Christmas, as snowfall is expected Wednesday evening and on Thursday. "Much to the dismay of kids, it's panning out to be a really wet and windy system," said Roy Lucksinger, lead meteorologist at The Weather Channel. Read »
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A massive cold front threatens to bring heavy rains, severe winds and even thunderstorms across a huge swath of the United States this week — just in time to disrupt Christmas travel. "There's the threat of locally heavy rain and this system could be windy enough to disrupt travel at airports in the east," said a lead meteorologist at the Weather Channel. The developing storm, already blowing through Southern California on Monday, is set to lash the Gulf States with heavy rain on Tuesday before bringing wet and windy weather through the Midwest and Northeast. Read »
Sunday, Dec 21, 2014 at 6:05 AM
 

Two brave men won't be going home to their loved ones tonight, and for that, there is no justification.  

— President Barack Obama, condemning the killing of two NYPD officers who were ambushed and shot in their patrol car Saturday.
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