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Major storm leaves trail of destruction as it barrels across

CNN  —  A major, multi-hazard storm is leaving a trail of destruction as it barrels across the country on Tuesday and continues to bring the risk of strong tornadoes and flooding to the South, and ice and snow to the Plains and Upper Midwest. The storm, which triggered deadly floods in California over the weekend, […]

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Death toll in Buffalo house fire rises to 5 children with 2 other

CNN  —  Two more children are dead following a New Year’s Eve house fire in Buffalo, New York, city Communications Director Michael DeGeorge told CNN Monday. A 2-year-old and a 4-year-old died after three girls – aged 7, 8, and 10 – died as a result of the fire which happened Saturday morning, according to […]

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Ukraine claims hundreds of Russian troops killed in strike;

CNN  —  An apparent Ukrainian strike in Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine appears to have killed a large number of Russian troops, according to the Ukrainian military, pro-Russian military bloggers and former officials. The strike took place just after midnight on Sunday, New Year’s Day, on a vocational school housing Russian conscripts in Makiivka, in the Donetsk […]

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Thirteen bison killed in traffic accident near Yellowstone Park |

CNN  —  Multiple bison died near the western entrance of Yellowstone National Park in Montana on Wednesday after being struck by a semi-truck, according to police. “Thirteen bison were killed in this traffic accident, with some of the bison needing to be euthanized due to severe injuries,” said the West Yellowstone Police Department in a […]

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Former Minneapolis police officer charged with assaulting a man

CNN  —  A former Minneapolis police officer is charged with assaulting a man during nighttime civil unrest following the death of George Floyd in May 2020, according to a complaint filed Wednesday. Former officer Justin Stetson is accused of repeatedly punching, kicking and kneeing Jaleel Stallings in the head and face after the man was […]

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A least 9 dead as massive winter storm leaves more than a million

CNN  —  A massive winter storm battered the US on Friday with frigid temperatures, high winds and heavy snow, leaving at least nine people dead, knocking out power to over a million customers and wrecking holiday plans from coast to coast. The storm – expected to intensify throughout Friday as it barrels through the Midwest […]

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Ice and snow starts hammering East Coast states after same deadly

CNN  —  The massive storm system that pulverized homes, killed three people in Louisiana and brought blizzard conditions to northern states is bringing a new wave of brutal weather starting Thursday. More than a foot of snow has covered parts of the upper Midwest since Monday, including Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, the Dakotas, Minnesota and […]

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Fierce snow and dangerous travel conditions will impact millions

CNN  —  The deadly storm system that destroyed homes in the South was producing more tornadoes, freezing rain, treacherous travel and power outages Wednesday. At least two people were killed Tuesday in Louisiana as the system’s vicious winds tore through communities from Oklahoma to Texas to Mississippi. Another woman was killed by a tornado Wednesday […]

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A massive storm is producing raging blizzards in the north and

CNN  —  A massive cross-country storm is producing damaging tornadoes in the South, where a child has died, and punishing blizzard conditions in Colorado and the Plains that have resulted in shuttered interstates and snarled travel. The storm system moving east across the nation – currently lingering over the central US – is fueling severe […]

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Skeletal remains found in 1991 identified 31 years later using

CNN  —  The mystery of skeletal remains hunters found in 1991 on a private farm lane in Pickaway County, Ohio, long remained just that: a mystery. At first, authorities believed they were of a Native American woman, about 25 years old, because of the small stature and where they were found, but further investigation revealed […]