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Obama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refuge
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.... 1/26/2015 1:34 AM

Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast
NEW YORK (AP) -- A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.... 1/26/2015 2:17 AM

What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast
The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:... 1/26/2015 1:09 AM

2 planes evacuated in Seattle, 3rd flight diverted to Dallas
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) -- Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."... 1/26/2015 2:05 AM

'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater cases
BOSTON (AP) -- One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a sentence of life in prison for the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon.... 1/25/2015 4:04 PM

Balloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major records
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.... 1/25/2015 10:00 AM

5 ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supply
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.... 1/25/2015 12:36 PM

Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.... 1/25/2015 4:05 PM

2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) -- Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots.... 1/25/2015 10:48 PM

Airlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstorm
Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.... 1/26/2015 1:44 AM



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