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Storm dumps snow on Rockies, tornado threat in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A storm system that dropped a foot of snow in the Rockies was making travel hazardous as it headed east on Wednesday, menacing the Plains with heavy snow and threatening turbulent weather — even tornadoes — in parts of the Midwest.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 November 2015

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Venus' twin? Earth-size planet is hot, may have atmosphere

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — There's a new rocky Earth-size planet on our galactic block, and it's a sizzler.

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Hollywood Reporter ends its power rankings for women

NEW YORK (AP) — The Hollywood Reporter has ended its annual power rankings of women in Hollywood.

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Fast food protesters set sights on presidential candidates

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell and other chain restaurants protested in cities around the country Tuesday to push fast food companies to pay them at least $15 an hour. The protesters also had a message for presidential candidates: Support the cause or lose their vote next year.

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Online threats heighten tensions at University of Missouri

 

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri police said Wednesday they have arrested a suspect accused of making online threats against black students and faculty, threats that added to racial tensions on campus that resulted in the departure of two senior university officials.

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Bush, Carson seek to steady campaigns in GOP debate

 

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republicans Jeb Bush and Ben Carson sought to steady their presidential campaigns in Tuesday night's GOP debate, with Bush taking advantage of a policy-focused contest to detail positions on the economy and immigration while Carson swatted away mounting questions about the veracity of his celebrated biography.

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No empty nest: Young women live with M & D like it's 1940

 

The percentage of young women living at home with parents or relatives has risen to its highest level since 1940 as more millennial women put off marriage, attend college and face high living expenses.

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Bubble yuck: Crews unstick old gum from famed Seattle wall

 

 

SEATTLE (AP) — A piece of Seattle history is coming down — or rather, 1 million little pieces.

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