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Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 12:12 PM PST

Santa's Real, But He's Reservation-Only at Macy's Flagship

Santa's Real, But He's Reservation-Only at Macy's Flagship

Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him. At Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick's lap is by appointment only this year, for the...

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Keystone XL Pipeline Faces Last Major Regulatory Hurdle

Keystone XL Pipeline Faces Last Major Regulatory Hurdle

A Nebraska regulator is set to decide whether to approve the proposed route of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state. The decision Monday could have a big impact on whether TransCanada...

6 hours ago

US Troops in Japan Banned From Drinking After Fatal Crash

US Troops in Japan Banned From Drinking After Fatal Crash

U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man. Police on the southern Japanese island...

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Germany Faces Uncertain Political Future as Gov't Talks Fail

Germany Faces Uncertain Political Future as Gov't Talks Fail

Germany faced an uncertain political future on Monday after the collapse of weeks of talks on forming a new government, with Chancellor Angela Merkel set to consult the country's president and the possibility of...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 01:54 AM PST

White House Open to Striking Health Provision From Tax Bill

White House Open to Striking Health Provision From Tax Bill

The White House says it's willing to strike a health-care provision from Senate legislation to cut taxes and overhaul the tax code if the provision becomes an impediment to passing one of President Donald...

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Mugabe Ignores Deadline to Resign; Impeachment Being Planned

Mugabe Ignores Deadline to Resign; Impeachment Being Planned

Zimbabwe's ruling party expressed confidence Monday that longtime President Robert Mugabe could be impeached within two days, while the world's oldest head of state ignored the party's midday deadline to...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 04:07 PM PST

White House: True Cost of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion

White House: True Cost of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars. In an analysis to be released Monday, the Council of Economic Advisers says the...

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Former AP Reporter Recalls Surreal Spectacle of Manson Trial

Former AP Reporter Recalls Surreal Spectacle of Manson Trial

The first time I saw Charles Manson being led into a courtroom at the old Los Angeles Hall of Justice, I was shocked — not because of the mythology that preceded him, but because of just how small he was. The...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:52 PM PST

Man Throws Doorman Through Plate-Glass Window in Petaluma

Man Throws Doorman Through Plate-Glass Window in Petaluma

Officers arrested a man who they said urinated on a wall and attacked another man and threw him through a plate-glass window in downtown Petaluma Saturday night, police said Sunday.

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:21 PM PST

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thousands March Through DC for Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thousands March Through DC for Puerto Rico

Award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and thousands of demonstrators marched through Washington, D.C. on Sunday to ensure people don’t forget the ongoing humanitarian crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto...

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