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Heavy snow slams Midwest, disrupting hundreds of flights, as storm sweeps East

By USA TODAY

Forecasters warn of near-blizzard conditions in some areas, with up to 6 inches of snow in New York City.

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Airlines already canceling flights into Monday from Winter Storm Harper

Airlines already canceling flights into Monday from Winter Storm Harper

Flight headaches were on the rise Saturday as a winter storm moved toward the Northeast. Cancellations spiked into the thousands, with more likely.

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Ex-Chicago cop sentenced to 81 months for killing Laquan McDonald

[Breaking news update, published at 6:31 p.m. ET]

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Why I refuse to walk with the Washington Women’s March

By Opinion contributor

It should not be this difficult to condemn hate speech. Until national leaders get it right, local marches will carry the mission forward.

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Trump missile defense review calls North Korea 'extraordinary threat'

Trump missile defense review calls North Korea 'extraordinary threat'

The open acknowledgment in the Missile Defense Review of U.S. plans to counter Russian and Chinese technological advances likely will alarm those nations. It marked a departure from the approach taken by Republican Trump’s Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, to tamp down concerns by major nuclear powers about expanding U.S. missile defenses. “Our goal is simple: To ensure we can detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States – anywhere, anytime, anyplace,” Trump said at the Pentagon.

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DC brewery sues government over shutdown, citing lack of labels, speech concerns

By USA TODAY

Washington D.C. brewery Atlas Brew Works is suing the government over the shutdown, saying it cannot ship beer without new government-approved labels.

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Michigan State names new interim leader, saying decision is about Nassar’s victims

Michigan State University officially accepted the resignation Thursday of its interim president, following troubling remarks about Larry Nassar victims, and tapped executive vice president Satish Udpa to lead the school during the search for a permanent president.

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California storms kill at least 5 as flooding fears rise

California storms kill at least 5 as flooding fears rise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes.

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Citing 'security concerns' due to government shutdown, Speaker Pelosi urges delay of State of the Union address

By USA TODAY

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address from later this month if the government remains closed.

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The Latest: Mudslide snarls commute over Golden Gate Bridge

The Latest: Mudslide snarls commute over Golden Gate Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California storms (all times local):

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