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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:04 AM CST

Driver in Fatal Md. School Bus Crash Had Prior Wrecks: NTSB

Driver in Fatal Md. School Bus Crash Had Prior Wrecks: NTSB

The driver of a Baltimore school bus that careened into a transit bus, killing six people, including himself, was speeding, had a history of previous crashes and had a seizure the week before, national...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 10:09 AM CST

Find a Warming Center Near You

Find a Warming Center Near You

When Mother Nature takes the temperature to dangerous levels, it's important to find a safe place to stay warm.

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Church Attack Survivor Recalls Loud Noise, Then Darkness

Church Attack Survivor Recalls Loud Noise, Then Darkness

A survivor of last year's massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed their eyes and started praying when a loud sound shattered the stillness. The...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 03:08 PM CST

Mayor Emanuel Meets With President-Elect Trump

Mayor Emanuel Meets With President-Elect Trump

Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday morning at Trump Tower in New York City, touching on a variety of issues, including transportation, investment in infrastructure, job creation...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 11:58 AM CST

San Francisco Airport Gets Tutu-Wearing Therapy Pig

San Francisco Airport Gets Tutu-Wearing Therapy Pig

This pig can't fly but she can greet people who are about to fly. San Francisco International Airport introduced “Lilou” the therapy pig this week as the newest member of the airport’s Wag Brigade. And, not...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 09:14 AM CST

Starbucks to Open New Stand-Alone Bakery in Chicago

Starbucks to Open New Stand-Alone Bakery in Chicago

Starbucks announced Wednesday that it plans to open standalone Italian bakeries in three U.S. cities between late 2017 and early 2018. The bakeries, called Princi, will come to New York, Chicago and Seattle...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 02:23 PM CST

Iowa's Branstad Accepts Post as Trump's Ambassador to China

Iowa's Branstad Accepts Post as Trump's Ambassador to China

Iowa Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has accepted Donald Trump's offer to be named ambassador to China, the president-elect's transition team announced on Wednesday. Branstad, the longest-serving governor in...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 01:19 PM CST

Cubs to Send Soler to Royals for Closer Wade Davis

Cubs to Send Soler to Royals for Closer Wade Davis

It took nearly 24 hours to complete, but the deal is now official as the Chicago Cubs have traded Jorge Soler to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for All-Star closer Wade Davis. Davis, 31, has been dominant...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 08:17 AM CST

US Fighter Pilot Ejects While Training Near Japan

US Fighter Pilot Ejects While Training Near Japan

A U.S. Marine Corps fighter jet suffered a mishap Wednesday, prompting its pilot to eject, according to a military news release. Search-and-rescue teams are looking for the pilot, who ejected southeast of...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 07:36 AM CST

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama did not stay out of bed long enough on election night to see Donald Trump pass 270 electoral votes, she said in a recent interview with People magazine. “I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the...

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