Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Weather Service chief sees need to communicate uncertainty
The director of the National Weather Service says his agency should have done a better job of communicating the uncertainty about its forecast for a storm that hit the Northeast but did not hit the New York City area nearly as hard as predicted.... 1/27/2015 8:41 PM

The latest on the Northeast snowstorm
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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.... 1/27/2015 5:56 PM

Prosecutors promise thorough probe of police killing of teen
DENVER (AP) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday promised a thorough investigation and asked angry protesters for patience after police shot and killed a 17-year-old girl who authorities said struck an officer with a stolen car.... 1/27/2015 8:59 PM

Bodies found after Ga. couple lured by Craigslist contact
McRAE, Ga. (AP) -- Three days after Bud Runion posted an ad on the website Craigslist that he was seeking to buy a 1966 Mustang convertible, he and his wife set out for a small farming community in southern Georgia to meet with a potential seller. Then they vanished.... 1/27/2015 5:38 PM

Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt players
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two former Vanderbilt football players accused in the rape of a woman in a dorm room believed they were entitled athletes who could "get away with anything," prosecutors said Tuesday.... 1/27/2015 8:30 PM

Trans-Pacific balloon crew: It's like camping in the sky
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- An international team is piloting the helium-filled Two Eagles balloon across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to break a pair of major ballooning records.... 1/27/2015 7:31 PM

Twins who ran major US drug ring sentenced to 14 years each
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal judge sentenced twin brothers Tuesday to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion North American drug ring, agreeing with prosecutors to drastically reduce their sentences as reward for their cooperation against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and other Mexican cartel leaders.... 1/27/2015 7:05 PM

Gold nuggets stolen from Wells Fargo museum worth $10,000
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Thieves in a stolen SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco before dawn Tuesday and made off with up to 10 ounces of historic gold nuggets worth roughly $10,000, police said.... 1/27/2015 7:53 PM

Once ubiquitous, parking garages fall to the wrecking ball
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- They were supposed to be saviors of downtown, drawing people by offering parking as plentiful as at any suburban shopping mall.... 1/27/2015 6:56 PM

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