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Updated On: Dec 06 2012 05:49:50 PM CST
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Ray Emory's detective work is time-consuming but worth it. The Pearl Harbor survivor has provided research that has led to the identification, he says, of nine service members killed in the Japanese attack, which occurred 71 years ago Friday. Emory, who will be honored at ceremonies this year, has remained in contact with some of the relatives, including the first case he helped solve more than 10 years ago.
Egypt-Protests (Will update)
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy didn't back off the controversial edict he has issued or Egypt's upcoming constitutional referendum, saying Thursday night that he respects peaceful opposition to his decisions but won't stand for violence.
Guatemala-McAfee-Asylum-Rejected (Will update)
Software pioneer John McAfee was in a Guatemalan police hospital Thursday, being treated for cardiovascular problems just hours after officials rejected his bid for asylum. McAfee faces deportation to Belize, where police want to talk with him about a neighbor's shooting death.
Syria-Civil-War (Will update)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Thursday with key players as part of a new U.S. diplomatic push on Syria, amid reports that the government of President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing to use chemical weapons.
Michigan-Labor-Protests (Will update)
Thousands of people protesting "right-to-work" legislation were locked out of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing on Thursday as Republican lawmakers working inside in lame-duck session moved to pass it.
New York will rebuild neighborhoods battered by Superstorm Sandy with an eye toward defending them from a future of rising oceans and stronger storm, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday.
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Hell came to Damascus months ago. It's loud and scary in Syria's capital. But now, this week, something seems different. It feels worse. And that makes Leena feel better. The Damascus resident, who sides with the rebellion, says it means the forces fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad are winning.
The search for the missing crew members from a North Sea cargo ship collision has been called off Thursday afternoon, the Netherlands Coast Guard said in a statement.
Hasan Amin has been here before. The thugs with knives and rocks chasing down protesters. Presidential backers belittling the opposition, accusing them of using "crude and contemptible ways of expression," to quote the Muslim Brotherhood. The pressure to go home and be quiet.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Thursday with key players as part of a new U.S. diplomatic push on Syria, amid reports that the government of President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing to use chemical weapons.
Up and down the poor, remote Compestela Valley region on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, families are trying to come to terms with what hit them. Thousands of flimsy houses have been ripped to shreds. Scores of people are dead. Hundreds more are still missing, swept away in flash floods that roared down from the hills.
The Navy is moving some warships into position to monitor a possible upcoming North Korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile, U.S. Navy officials said Thursday.
The fallout from President Mohamed Morsy's sweeping power grab in Egypt has spiraled into more deaths, another key defection and a scene that resembles a war zone.
But up until a few years ago, visiting Cuba would have been close to impossible for Americans. But after decades of false starts, the Obama administration has reinstituted legal travel to Cuba as a way to reach out to the Cuban people.
Afghanistan's intelligence chief was wounded in a suicide attack in Kabul Thursday, the president's office confirmed.
British media reports named celebrity publicist Max Clifford Thursday as a man arrested by police investigating sex abuse allegations sparked by a scandal involving a now-deceased TV host. Clifford is famous in Britain for representing celebrities and members of the public willing to sell kiss-and-tell stories.
A foul-smelling cloud wound its way through Argentina's capital Thursday, but it was not toxic as initially feared, officials said.
U.S. stocks closed slightly higher for a second day Thursday, thanks to strength from the technology sector, including Apple's 1.6% rise. But the gains were limited as investors refrained from making big bets as long as the fiscal cliff remains unresolved.
Ford's C-Max and Fusion hybrids get nowhere near the fuel economy estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new blog post by Consumer Reports magazine.
The United States is one step closer to becoming a major exporter of natural gas. A long awaited report from the Energy Department issued Wednesday said the benefits of exporting the gas far outweigh the costs.
The Ram 1500 has been named 2013 Truck of the Year by Motor Trend magazine. The magazine's editors were impressed by the truck's posh interior, fuel economy and posh interior.
While China has become the world's second largest economy, doing business in China is now perceived to be more corrupt, according to Transparency International. China dropped five spots to 80th place out of 176 countries surveyed in the 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index.
The longer Congress waits to avoid the fiscal cliff, the more complicated it will be for businesses to figure out how much to pay workers early next year.
Democrats are expected to fight hard to preserve the tax deduction for state and local taxes, despite its more than $80 billion cost to the federal budget, during the fiscal cliff negotiations. A look at the states that benefit most from the deduction makes it clear why.
Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce may face prosecution over allegations of corruption in China, Indonesia and other international markets.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are better at managing their money than the average American, new research shows.
Coffee retailer Starbucks says it will pay additional taxes in the UK in response to public pressure there to collect more taxes from multinational companies.
First-time claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, after spiking three weeks earlier due to Superstorm Sandy.
The European Central Bank slashed its growth and inflation forecasts for 2013, raising the prospect of a further easing in monetary policy next year, after it kept interest rates on hold Thursday.
George Zimmerman, charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old Florida boy, sued NBC Universal on Thursday for using "the oldest form of yellow journalism" by editing an audio tape of his 911 call to make him sound racist, the lawsuit said.
In another effort to control the spread of Burmese pythons through the Everglades, Florida will offer a $1,500 prize for whoever bags the most snakes in January's "Python Challenge."
A veteran airport screener at New York's JFK Airport has been charged with grand larceny after he allegedly stole two iPads that were planted in a checked bag as part of a police sting.
The description of a Los Angeles street gang seems right out of Hollywood: In the square mile between the University of Southern California and an edge of downtown where an NFL stadium is being planned, a group of thugs called Harpys or Harpys-Dead End gang runs extortion rackets, "taxes" businesses, robs students and threatens to kill snitches, federal prosecutors allege.
A former U.S. Navy submarine warfare specialist has been arrested and charged with trying to give classified information about how to track U.S. submarines to federal agents he thought were representatives of the Russian Federation.
Louisiana authorities will lift an evacuation order Friday for residents of a small town where massive amounts of improperly stored gunpowder were found.
New applications of a genetic test could help parents identify potential intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, autism and congenital abnormalities in their unborn children.
An Iowa family that's been hoping for good news since two young cousins disappeared in July is now grappling with the worst.
Shortly after the clock struck midnight, two Seattle women legitimized their 35-year love affair early Thursday by becoming the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in King County, Washington.
The crowd at the base of the Space Needle in Seattle began counting down as midnight approached. It wasn't New Year's Day they were anticipating, but the moment that marijuana would become legal in Washington state.As midnight hit, smokers hit their pipes and joints to celebrate.
With more people shopping for children's toys during the holiday season, people are reviving debate over the effects of gender-biased toy marketing in a year that has seen intense discussion on the issue and even some progress.
Military development. Academics. Athletics. Three pillars of Army values that cadets at America's most prestigious military academy live by. But West Point cadet Blake Page says there is one other unspoken pillar at the academy: religion. That's why, with just five months left before graduation, Page quit. And he did it in a most public fashion -- in a fiery blog post.
A top adviser for Mitt Romney's failed presidential bid weighed in on some of the campaign's low moments, pointing to Clint Eastwood's unexpected monologue, the '47%' comments and Superstorm Sandy as three challenges for Romney's team in the final months of the campaign.
Nevada casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam contributed $33 million to two major Republican super PACs in the closing weeks of the 2012 campaign, according to campaign finance disclosure reports filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission.
Both sides agree the wealthy will pay more, so now fiscal cliff talks come down to how much Republicans can wring out of the White House in return for giving in on taxes.
After a series of meetings with both President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is rarely at a loss for words, declined to answer questions from reporters Thursday and left Washington in near total silence.
South Carolina Republican Sen. Jim DeMint announced Thursday that he's resigning to take over as head of the conservative Heritage Foundation, saying "I can do a lot more on the outside than I can on the inside."
Both sides agree the wealthy will pay more, so now fiscal cliff talks come down to how much Republicans can wring out of the White House in return for giving in on taxes.
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie will be in Washington, D.C. Thursday for meetings on Capitol Hill and with White House officials regarding relief for Hurricane Sandy, according to a senior Christie adviser.
Republican Rep. Steve LaTourette of Ohio said Thursday he's starting to see more openness among House Republicans for the president's pitch to raise tax rates on the top 2% of income earners.
A new poll indicates a majority of Americans are OK with raising taxes on incomes over $250,000 per year as part of a deal to prevent the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.
On the list of people who might be appointed to fill departing Sen. Jim DeMint's Senate seat, there's Rep. Tim Scott and everyone else.
This is the story of a boy who not only survived a brutal assault but is now the key witness in a trial that has forced Bangladesh to confront the cruel but overlooked practice of forced begging. It is also the story of strangers, half a world away, who set out to show the boy that good exists in equal measure as evil -- and who set off a chain reaction of kindness to make him whole again.
CNN correspondent Sara Sidner recounts how she first met the boy who is the subject of the upcoming CNN documentary, "Operation Hope."
It was a horrific act that brought the boy to an operating room in Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore. A gang on the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, had cut off the entire right side of his penis, including the right testicle. He was only 7 at the time.
The Violence Against Women Act has protected crime victims and helped police and prosecutors take violent criminals off our streets for nearly 20 years. After it became law in 1994, it was reauthorized, with robust support from both parties, in 2000 and 2005.
In 1925, H. L. Mencken wrote an impassioned plea: "Prohibition has not only failed in its promises but actually created additional serious and disturbing social problems throughout society. There is not less drunkenness in the Republic but more. There is not less crime, but more. ... The cost of government is not smaller, but vastly greater. Respect for law has not increased, but diminished." This week marks the 79th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in December 1933, but Mencken's plea could easily apply to today's global policy on drugs.
There are up to 7 billion geniuses in this world -- are you one of them? How can we nurture the world's many talented people so they most effectively contribute to the world's economic health? Start by figuring out what they need to flourish and how to overcome the barriers that stand in their way.
A college degree was once synonymous with academic excellence and workforce readiness. Today, it seems synonymous with debt and underemployment.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy is miscalculating the rage of his people.
Now that five states are planning to add 300 hours of class time in an effort to close the achievement gap and re-imagine the school day, I can only come to one conclusion: Something's got to give.
As they move from their early teens to their late teens, kids no longer want to be pals with Mom and Dad. Teenage boys are much less likely than girls to initiate conversations with their parents. And moms baby their sons.
Brittany Murphy wrapped production on her final film before she died in December 2009, and it might soon be available for viewing.
When the Grammy Nominations Concert wrapped up in Nashville on Wednesday, the night was likely still young for Fun. because the group had plenty to celebrate. The band joined The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean and Mumford & Sons as the lead nominees for the 55th Grammy Awards, with each earning six nods.
The "Sin City" sequel is working to bring "24's" Dennis Haysbert aboard as the lethal character Manute, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso -- this year has witnessed the evolution of some classic rivalries that bode for an intriguing 2013 sporting calendar.
Diego Mendieta was a man who needed help. There he lay, helpless. Alone. Dying. There were no news stories. There was no #prayforMendieta hashtag, not even a line on the internet. With the world oblivious to his plight, the Paraguayan, thousands of miles from home, passed away at the age of 32 in an Indonesian hospital on Tuesday. Mendieta was a footballer who formerly played for Persis Solo, a club based 90 minutes' flight from the capital Jakarta.
Apple will begin manufacturing a computer in the United States next year, says CEO Tim Cook, marking a shift in perhaps the most-criticized element of the company's beloved gadget empire.
Could the phrase "burn a disc" soon be interred in the digital graveyard, resting peacefully alongside "You've got mail!" and the chirping, buzzing hum of a dial-up modem? Some technology analysts, along with some of the most influential computer makers in the world, say yes. Optical disc drives take up precious space in our ever-shrinking gadgets, and the ability to stream music or movies on demand has made CDs and DVDs less essential.
The term "local" is used frequently in conversations centered on the American food system. Is it 50 miles from your home or 500? Must the food be purchased directly from the farmer? Can the food be sourced by a retailer and sold under a "local" label for stronger buying power?
Blame it on my childhood. During the 1970's in suburban Worcester, Massachusetts, it was long my mother's ambition to grace our brick Colonial with hush-inducing purity. She thought that by putting a single candle in each of the windows at Christmas, our house would be the envy of the neighborhood--- a magical locus of holiday coziness and kinship, the visual equivalent of nutmeg.
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Ready for round 2? More snow to follow what fell Sunday
Coroner IDs man killed in 56-vehicle pileup on Pa. Turnpike
Nearly 100 vehicles involved in pair of wrecks in Chester, Berks counties
Police: Newlyweds lure man for thrill killing
30-vehicle pileup leaves thousands stranded in snow on I-78
Coroner IDs man killed in 56-car pileup on Pa. Turnpike
Two dead in crash on I-78 in New Jersey
Employee pistol whipped during robbery of Muhlenberg Township video games store, police say
2 adults, 4 children missing in Nevada
Expect snow through Tues afternoon, heavy at times