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People place flowers near the scene of a warehouse fire Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. A deadly fire broke out during a rave at the converted warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

Death toll hits 30 in inferno at art studio ‘horror house’ KRISTIN J. BENDER, Associated Press BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death... More >>

An Army veteran attends a briefing for fellow veterans at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Tribal elders have asked the military veterans joining the large Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment not to have confrontations with law enforcement... More >>

Cambridge and surrounding fire departments battle a fire on and around Berkshire street in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. (Mark Garfinkel/The Boston Herald via AP)

BOSTON (AP) — Fire investigators on Sunday were trying to determine what caused a massive blaze that ripped through a Boston-area neighborhood, displacing an estimated 60 to 80 people... More >>

FILE - This combination of two photos shows U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, left, speaking during a "USA Thank You" tour event in Cincinatti Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, and Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, delivering a speech during National Day celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Trump spoke Friday, Dec. 2, with Tsai, a move that will be sure to anger China. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Chinag Ying-ying, File)

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership with the United... More >>
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Idaho Falls volleyball coach Wendy Johnson poses for a portrait on November 16 at the Idaho Falls High School gym. Johnson is retiring as a coach and teacher at Idaho Falls after this school year. Taylor Carpenter /

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This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows banyan tree branches in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. A banyan was planted here in 1873 in Lahaina, to mark 50 years since the arrival of the first American Protestant mission. The tree spread by aerial roots, creating new tree trunks when the roots sink into the ground. (Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP)

LAHAINA, Hawaii — The beach town of Lahaina in western Maui was once the capital of...

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In this Nov. 14, 2016 photo, bartender Star Kulig poses at a VFW in downtown Rutland, Vt. After months of bitter debate, the down-on-its heels city is preparing to start accepting up to 100 Syrian refugees. The city's mayor, the main proponent of bringing the refugees to his community, hopes to provide the refugees a sanctuary while at the same time using their presence as part of his broader effort to revitalize his city. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2015, file photo shows red wine braised beef short ribs in Concord, N.H. Braising is a wonderful and basic cooking technique that uses a slow, wet heat in a covered pot. It's great for cuts such as chuck, flank, brisket, rump and round. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead, File)

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House finches are one of the most common birds, especially around bird feeders. Let’s hope they always stay that way. Terry Thomas /

The birds arrived amid a snowstorm Sunday that plastered the south-facing sides of my bird...



This image released by the Sundance Institute shows Jenny Slate, left, and Abby Quinn in a scene from, "Landline" by Gillian Robespierre. The film is an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, running from Jan. 19 through Jan. 29. (Jojo Whilden/Sundance Institute via AP)

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