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Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow
BOSTON (AP) -- The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow.... 2/8/2016 5:43 PM

The Latest: Bus crash closes I-95 in Connecticut
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):... 2/8/2016 6:18 PM

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.... 2/8/2016 3:04 PM

Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports
CHICAGO (AP) -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.... 2/8/2016 6:03 PM

Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
DENVER (AP) -- By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.... 2/8/2016 3:32 PM

Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisis
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.... 2/8/2016 6:26 AM

Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- A police officer testified emotionally in his own defense Monday about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014.... 2/8/2016 4:43 PM

Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home port
MIAMI (AP) -- A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the ship suffered only minor damage, it's turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey.... 2/8/2016 6:36 PM

Funeral held for Buddy Cianci, colorful Providence ex-mayor
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking politician who led Providence during a turbulent and troubled six terms as mayor, was remembered during his funeral Monday as a visionary leader and skilled promoter of his city who relished the political arena.... 2/8/2016 5:38 PM

Alabama trooper s
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) -- Expecting to write a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.... 2/8/2016 5:43 PM

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