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The Latest: Authorities name suspect in family killingsOregon authorities say a 42-year-old man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies as he tried to kill a girl
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Miguel Delao, of Norwood, Mass., front, shovels snow in front of his home, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in Norwood. A major winter storm that blanketed most of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend barreled toward New England Sunday, where it was expected to cause transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Bitter cold sets in as winter storm wreaks havoc on travelA major winter storm brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season and covered a large swath of the country in snow.
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The remains of the damaged historic First Presbyterian Church in Wetumpka, Ala., is seen after a possible tornado on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Tornado inflicts heavy damage in Alabama townHomes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama
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Snow starts to accumulate on Delaware Ave. as a major winter storm moves into the northeast on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Delmar, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union, via AP)
The Latest: Winter storm causes major problems at airportsNearly 1,500 flights were canceled in and out of the U.S. as a major winter storm stymied travel across the country
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FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Charles H. Hurt, a sheriff’s deputy in Baton Rouge, La.  Montgomery, the subject of a 2016 Supreme Court ruling, has been behind bars for more than a half-century. He was denied parole in 2018. Now 72, he will be eligible for another hearing February 2019. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)
After 2016 ruling, battles over juvenile lifer cases persistThree years after the Supreme Court offered a second chance to some 2,000 juvenile lifers, about 400 have been freed and hundreds more have shortened sentences
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Pentagon Has Bad News About Its BasesA new Pentagon report says wildfires, drought, and flooding fueled by climate change are threatening two-thirds of key US military bases, the Military Times reports. Posted online Friday, the report looks at 79 mission-critical installations across the Army, Air Force, and Navy, but not the Marine Corps. The report says...
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FILE- In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo, bottles, freshly filled with beer, move on a belt at Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee. Some craft breweries are postponing new beer releases or expansions because they need permission from a federal agency that isn’t open. Such breweries tend to offer new seasonal and special brews frequently, and new beer labels need the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s approval to be sold across state lines.(AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)
Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday effectsThe federal government shutdown is rippling into everyday life even for people who don't usually think their lives are closely tied to Washington.
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an organizing event at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South CarolinaMassachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run
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In this April 12, 2017, photo, the Cadet Chapel towers over the U.S. Air Force Academy campus outside Colorado Springs, Colo. The landmark Cadet Chapel is suffering from leaks and corrosion, so the school has drawn up the most ambitious restoration project in the building’s 55-year history. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
Landmark Air Force chapel suffering from leaks, corrosionThe landmark Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Air Force Academy is suffering from leaks and corrosion, so the school has drawn up an ambitious restoration project
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Teachers, parents and students picket outside City Hall in Grand Park Los Angeles Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Negotiations between United Teachers Los Angeles and the district were set to resume before noon. Clashes over pay, class sizes and support-staff levels in the district with 640,000 students led to its first strike in 30 years and prompted the staffing of classrooms with substitute teachers and administrators. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Smaller class sizes not proven but teachers strike for themMost educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States, but its effectiveness is still up for debate
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Deputies shoot man after he kills 4, including baby daughterAuthorities in Oregon say a man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies
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In this Thursday Jan. 3, 2019, photo investor and Democratic donor Michael Bills poses for a photo in Charlottesville, Va. Bills is spending millions of dollars to try to weaken the political influence of Dominion Energy. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia investor tries to curb Dominion's influenceVirginia investor Michael Bills is spending millions of dollars to try and weaken the political influence of Dominion Energy
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