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Pentagon’s Money-Saver: U.S. Troops To Leave 15 European Sites

Pentagon’s Money-Saver: U.S. Troops To Leave 15 European SitesThe Pentagon announced a plan on Thursday to save a half-billion dollars annually in a major scaling back of the U.S. military presence in Europe

Sorry, No Space Heaters: Hawaii Copes With Record Cold

Sorry, No Space Heaters: Hawaii Copes With Record ColdBlankets, layers of heavy clothes and thermal socks are some of the ways Hawaii residents are trying to stay warm in a cold snap that has brought record lows.

United In Grief, Cartoonists Show Solidarity With ‘Charlie Hebdo’

United In Grief, Cartoonists Show Solidarity With ‘Charlie Hebdo’Soon after news of the deadly attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, this old New Yorker cartoon began to make the rounds on Twitter.

Judge Maintains Gag Order In Coal Mine Disaster Trial

Judge Maintains Gag Order In Coal Mine Disaster TrialA federal judge in West Virginia has rejected the pleas of NPR and other news organizations and upheld a sweeping gag order in the criminal trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

AirAsia Flight’s Tail Spotted In The Java Sea, Official Says

AirAsia Flight’s Tail Spotted In The Java Sea, Official SaysWe may be one step closer to finding out what caused AirAsia Flight 8501 to crash last week with more than 162 people on board.

Obama Will Veto Keystone XL Legislation, White House Says

Obama Will Veto Keystone XL Legislation, White House SaysThe White House says President Obama will veto any congressional legislation that approves the Keystone XL pipeline.

Kirby Delauter, Who Didn’t Want His Name In A News Story, Is Now A Story

Kirby Delauter, Who Didn’t Want His Name In A News Story, Is Now A StoryFrederick County, Md., Council Member Kirby Delauter threatened a local reporter with a lawsuit for using his name in a story without permission.

Gunman, 1 Victim Dead In Shooting At Texas VA Clinic

Gunman, 1 Victim Dead In Shooting At Texas VA ClinicThe El Paso Veterans Affairs Health Care System clinic will be closed on Wednesday as authorities investigate Tuesday's deadly shooting.

Germany Turns Off The Lights To Protest Growing Anti-Islam Movement

Germany Turns Off The Lights To Protest Growing Anti-Islam MovementGermany has turned off the lights at some of its most famous monuments. It's part of a counterdemonstration against recent marches nationwide by a group protesting what its supporters see as the "Islamization of Europe."

Weather: Flooding Out West, Intense Cold To The East

Weather: Flooding Out West, Intense Cold To The EastThere are two big weather patterns making news this week: In the Pacific Northwest, heavy rains have led to landslides, flooding and evacuations.