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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a news conference to talk about the Democratic victory in the Alabama special election and to discuss the Republican tax bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
No Tannenbaum: Senator says rule keeps trees from US troopsUS Sen. Chuck Schumer says a federal rule change that's stopping donated Christmas trees from being sent to American troops overseas is straight out of the Grinch's playbook
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Dec. 13, 2017 photo provided by the Abilene, Kan., Police Department shows a bear statue at the department that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago. Abilene Police Department assistant chief Jason Wilkins says the Russell Stover Candies sculpture, depicting a sitting teddy bear covered in chocolate, was found Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 in a Salina home following a tip from someone apparently unconnected to its theft. (Jason Wilkins/Abilene Police Department via AP)
Grizzly crime solved: Candy factory's stolen bear foundPolice say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The undated screenshot of the webpage of Flightradar24.com shows the test flight of a pilot who has flown a huge Christmas Tree over Germany. Airbus spokesman Heiko Stolzke told news agency dpa Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 that the nearly 5½-hour flight the previous day was "a standard internal Airbus test flight before the delivery of a new aircraft. (Flightradar24.com/dpa via AP)
Pilot traces virtual Christmas tree in German test flightA pilot has traced a virtual Christmas tree over Germany on a test flight with an Airbus A380
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Homeless man finds $354,000 in room at Paris airportFrench police are looking for a homeless man who found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave with 300,000 euros ($354,000)
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Gold coins found in Salvation Army holiday kettle in FloridaOfficials say they found gold coins among the donations in a Salvation Army Red Kettle in Florida
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Palestinians buy from a shawarma restaurant with a poster of North Korean leader Jim Jong Un at the entrance of it, at the main market in Jebaliya refugee camp, Gaza Strip, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Arabic reads that " Raba restaurant announces 80% discount for Korean customers in appreciation of Korea's leader role toward the Palestinian cause". (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Gaza eatery offers discounts to North Koreans but no takersGaza eatery becomes latest fan of authoritarian North Korean leader, offers massive discount to his countrymen
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, D-O-G, a black and white cat with an unlikely name, is seen at Support Dogs, Inc., a training center for dogs, in St. Louis. Officials from the facility took in the cat over the summer and say he plays a key role getting the dogs comfortable around other animals. HE helps train canines for important jobs assisting people with disabilities. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainerA black and white cat has become one of the stars at a St. Louis center where dogs are trained to help people with disabilities. Trainers say the cat named D-O-G plays an important role teaching dogs how to act amid distractions.
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this June 2017 photo provided by Stephen Cwiok, Nick Roberts poses for a photo in Nahant, Mass. Roberts surprised his pregnant girlfriend with the photos at their gender reveal party in June before their son Logan was born. Roberts says he and his friend, who is a photographer, grabbed some fast food before the shoot to "try to look a little pregnant." (Stephen Cwiok via AP)
Expecting dad stages own pregnancy photo shoot, shows bellyExpecting father shows off paternal glow with his own pregnancy photo shoot, cradling his belly; girlfriend says she 'just started laughing harder and harder'
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo provided by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. shows a stage of the inflation of a giant inflatable hangar that will be the permanent home of one of the company's new semi-rigid airships, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 in Carson, Calif. The building standing nine stories tall and stretching the length of a football field went up early Wednesday along Interstate 405 south of Los Angeles. (Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. via AP)
Goodyear blows up new home for airship: an inflatable hangarGoodyear has raised a giant inflatable hangar that will be the permanent home of one of the company's new airships, which replaced its original blimps
The Associated Press1 day ago
In need of workers, Maine hires contractors to plow roadsWorker shortages in Maine have forced the state Department of Transportation to hire private contractors to plow roads
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police: Man strips naked, jumps on car after road crashPolice in Virginia's Fairfax County say a man stripped off his clothes and jumped on passing car after a road accident
The Associated Press1 day ago
Family's 'A Christmas Story' house may become Lego setA central New York family is campaigning for their carefully crafted recreation of the house from "A Christmas Story" to become an official Lego set
The Associated Press1 day ago
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