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Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

A man walks along a snow-covered street on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with nearly 8 feet of snow on...
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Washington school shooter’s texts turned dark

Buy AP Photo Reprints MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A detective investigating the high school shooting in Washington state that left five teens dead says in court papers that the young shooter’s texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his...
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APNewsBreak: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon) Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP...
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Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism

FILE – In this March 3, 2005, file photo, a Chinese paramilitary police guard checks the documents of visa seekers outside the U.S. embassy in Beijing before letting them in. Chinese tourists, already among the fastest-growing and highest-spending groups of international...
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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Tom Mudd clears snow from the roof of his house on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Cheektowaga, N.Y. A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with nearly 8 feet...
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Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government

Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon) Police investigate a shooting at Strozier Library on Florida State campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP...
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Matthew Shepard’s parents head to Russia

FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2008, file photo, Judy and Phillip Shepard, parents of the late Matthew Shepard, listen to University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan during a dedication of the Matthew Shepard Memorial Bench in Laramie, Wyo. Matthew Shepard was a gay college student...
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Where’s the snow? Not in Alaska’s largest city

Chantz Gaither, a supervisor for Be Happy Home Maintenance, hangs holiday lights for the Alaska Railroad in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. While many cities across the nation are digging out, Alaska’s largest city is void of any snow on the ground....
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Emotions rise as people hear immigration plan

Supporters gather during a rally organized by OneAmerica as part of a National Week of Action to demand robust executive measures to stop deportations and keep families together Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Seattle. President Barack Obama is expected to announce his plan to use...
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Union: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson is not expecting to face criminal charges from a Missouri grand jury that has been investigating the nationally...