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Pennsylvania

Drivers warned of 'extreme' delays due to cracked bridge between New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Tens of thousands of drivers in the Philadelphia area are being told to expect "extreme" delays for weeks after a major bridge connecting New Jersey and Pennsylvania had to be shut down when ...

Pennsylvania

Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

A new city report says women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades.

Pennsylvania

Man convicted of 3 murders as teen kills himself in prison

Authorities say a man who broke into a classmate's home in 2007 and stabbed the teenager and his parents to death in 2007 has killed himself in prison.

Pennsylvania

Man bites ear off another man during argument about Trump

Police say a man bit the ear off another man in Pittsburgh as they argued about President Donald Trump.

New York

Police: Man's finger cut off by trio with machete, knives

Police say three men wielding a machete and knives attacked a man in New York City, slashing him and cutting off one of his fingers.

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Southeast

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Aftermath

Southeast hit with new flood, wind dangers after storms kill 19

A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes, pulverized mobile homes and scattered other destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day assault on the region, ...

U.S. Rep. John Lewis reaches out to shake the hands of well-wishers as he arrives at the Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Atlanta. The rally and march drew thousands of attendees, including , U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who had been at odds with president Donald Trump leading up to the inauguration. At the rally, Lewis told The AP, "We've made progress, but there are forces in America that want to take us back to another time and another place." (AP Photo/Ron Harris)

EDUCATION

Lewis receives 4 literary awards for 'March: Book Three'

Rep. John Lewis is having quite a run in the literary world.

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CRIME

Woman slashed Trump sign in Florida because it 'ruined her chill,' cops say

Seeing just one Donald Trump sign was enough to provoke a woman into a fit of anger, sheriff's investigators in Florida revealed Sunday, saying she claimed the display "ruined her chill."

VIDEO

Over a dozen dead after severe storms slam Southeast

Jonathan Serrie reports from Georgia

TERROR

Trial to begin in Key West for man accused in IS bomb plot

The trial is beginning for a man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach in solidarity with the Islamic State militant group.

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Midwest

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Veterans

Supporters guard veterans memorial after city pulls cross

A veterans memorial in Minnesota lost one cross but gained more than a dozen others -- and a security detail -- over the weekend after supporters argued that the city caved to the Freedom from ...

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Controversies

Middle school worksheet paints Sharia law in positive light, parents claim

Parents in southern Indiana have voiced their disapproval over a worksheet assigned to middle school students that they claim paints Sharia or Islamic law in oppressive countries like Saudi Arabia in ...

Ohio

Father, son accused of abusing teen to be own attorneys

A father and son in Ohio who are accused of imprisoning and raping a teenage relative in their basement will serve as their own attorneys.

FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea announced Warmbier's detention Jan. 22, 2016, and the University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison at hard labor after a televised confession that he tried to steal a propaganda banner. As President Donald Trump's administration takes office one year later, there's been little public word about what has happened to Warmbier. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File)

Ohio

Little is known on status of US student held in North Korea

There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained by North Korea, as a new administration takes over one year later amid deep U.S. concerns about the ...

Indiana

Spilled marbles cause lane closure on Indiana interstate

A truck driver lost all his marbles on I-465 and it caused a bit of a traffic headache Saturday morning.

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Southwest

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Texas

Video: Dallas homeowner in shootout with attempted armed robbers

A Dallas homeowner found himself in the middle of a shootout with attempted armed robbers Saturday morning.

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 1997, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush hugs his wife, Barbara, after speaking at the dedication of the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas. The Bushes were married Jan. 6, 1945, and have had the longest marriage of any presidential couple in American history. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

US

Houston doctors to give updates on George H.W. Bush, wife

Doctors treating former President George H.W.

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Texas

One killed, 5 hospitalized in San Antonio mall robbery 'gone really, really bad'

A Good Samaritan was shot and killed trying to prevent a jewelry store robbery at a San Antonio mall Sunday afternoon and six others were wounded, local police said.

People stop to take a photo of a gas station damaged by an apparent tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Albany, Ga. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

DISASTERS

18 die amid apparent winter tornadoes, other storms in South

First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South ...

Shoppers with their children react after San Antonio police helped them exit the Rolling Oaks Mall after a deadly shooting Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in San Antonio. Authorities say several were injured after a robbery at the shopping mall. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas

2 suspects in custody in deadly San Antonio mall shooting

San Antonio police say two suspects are in custody after a robbery inside a shopping mall ended in a shooting that left one man dead and several injured.

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West

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Robbery - Theft

Armed robbers use stolen phone to brag on Snapchat, victim claims

A Tacoma, Wash., man said two thieves used his Snapchat account to brag about robbing him at gunpoint for his cell phone and backpack Friday night.

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Colorado mayor loves his team: He's booted after protesting a call

Greeley Mayor Tom Norton is there for his hometown University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team. Unless he gets ejected after protesting a referees' call.

RELIGION

High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.

Surfers enjoy the large waves at the entrance to Santa Barbara, Calif., harbor Saturday morning, Jan. 21, 2017. A winter storm is bringing much higher than usual waves to the area. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)

DISASTERS

The Latest: California storm's tail end prompts flood fears

The Latest on winter storms in California (all times local): 6 a.m.

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Floods

Southern California hit by intense rain, flooding

The third and most powerful in a series of storms pounded Southern California, dropping nearly 4 inches of rain south of Los Angeles, flooding freeways and raising concerns about damaging mudslides.

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