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December 15, 2017

California's Thomas Fire keeps burning
High winds and dry conditions continue to hamper efforts to contain California's massive Thomas Fire, with few signs of improvement heading into the weekend. ... More >>

California residents decorate their burned homes
Homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, California, were destroyed in October during the Tubbs Fire. Some residents are bringing Christmas cheer to those burned properties. ... More >>

Mom and son scramble 4 times to stay out of fire's path
Emily Vedder's heartbreaking and heartwarming story of evacuation from the Thomas Fire has shadowed the path of the devilish inferno. ... More >>

The wildfires by the numbers
A spate of California wildfires have destroyed an area larger than New York City and Boston -- combined. And with the colossal Thomas Fire only 20% contained, the end is a long way off. ... More >>

Surprise inspections find 'significant issues' in treatment of ICE detainees
Long waits for medical care, possible misuse of solitary confinement and inappropriate treatment of detainees were among problems inspectors found at several US immigrant detention facilities, a government watchdog says. ... More >>

Robin Roberts to Omarosa: Bye Felicia
An anchor throws shade at Omarosa and she throws it back. CNN's Jeanne Moos says farewell as Omarosa loses her White House job. ... More >>

Paul Ryan 'soul searching,' possible he could leave Congress after 2018 elections
House Speaker Paul Ryan has had soul searching conversations about his future with friends, some of his close friends tell CNN. ... More >>

US is cutting some military aid to Somalia amid allegations of misuse
The US government is cutting aid to some Somali military units amid allegations of misuse of funds and corruption by the Somali military, a State Department official told CNN on Thursday. ... More >>

The Senate is now very much in play in 2018
Doug Jones' stunning victory in Alabama on Tuesday night sent a very clear signal heading into the 2018 election: No Republican Senate seat is safe. ... More >>

8 coolest futuristic car features
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Apple's iMac Pro goes on sale worldwide
Apple has released its most expensive computer: iMac Pro. ... More >>

What the Disney-Fox deal means for Marvel
The Disney, Fox deal could have huge ramifications in both the streaming world and the film industry. ... More >>

KSU President Sam Olens to step down effective Feb. 15, 2018
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Grateful shoppers meet 'Secret Santa'
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Mayor reverses decision to cancel MLK parade
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Three men charged with animal cruelty
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Should adults exchange Christmas gifts?
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Dogs rescued from dog meat market
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Complete stranger donates house
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Deputy's K9 found dead
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Couple's car doors stolen overnight
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Fat squirrel steals snacks from family
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NOPD officer designs expansive mural at NOPD Training Academy
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Driverless buses tested in winter weather
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Military dad surprises daughter at school
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Salvation Army needs more bell ringers
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NBA Star Chris Bosh's home raided by cops
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Child waits 8 yrs for multi-organ transplant
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Celebrity becomes weatherman for a day
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