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December 08, 2017 - 1:01 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal appeals court judges in Virginia peppered a government lawyer Friday with questions about President Donald Trump's latest travel ban and whether the president has the authority to ban 150 million foreign nationals — mostly Muslims — from the United States. A full panel...
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In this Nov. 21, 2017 photo, colored lights appear in the Infinity Mirror Room created by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, part of the exhibit, "Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life," on display at the David Zwirner gallery in the Chelsea section of New York. The exhibit runs through Dec. 16. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Noveck)
December 08, 2017 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to experience infinity, you're going to have to wait a long time. On a recent Saturday, the line to see Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's new Infinity Mirror Rooms stretched all the way around a Manhattan city block, the end of the line even meeting up with the beginning at...
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December 08, 2017 - 11:47 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on President Donald Trump's updated travel ban (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos has come under scrutiny during a federal appeals court hearing on the latest...
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A helicopter flies over a wildfire Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Bonsall, Calif. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes in Southern California. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 08, 2017 - 1:52 am
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of mobile homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite training facility. The fire exceeded 6 square...
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Larry and Licette Wagner walk in the snow on Escarpment Boulevard in Austin, Texas, on Thursday Dec. 7, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 10:22 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico have yielded a rare snowfall in many parts of South and Southeast Texas. The National Weather Service reports snow from San Antonio into East Texas. National Weather Service meteorologist Brett...
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ADDS DATE OF DEC. 7, 2017- Adm. Scott Swift, left center, along with his wife and Gov. David Ige, right center, and his wife Dawn Amano Ige throw orchids into the waters of the Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, during a ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Dennis Oda /The Star-Advertiser via AP, Pool)
December 07, 2017 - 9:48 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago, paying homage to the thousands who died with a solemn ceremony marking the surprise bombing raid that plunged the U.S. into...
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Steve Andruszkiewicz waters down his beach house as the sun is visible through thick smoke from a wildfire at Faria State Beach in Ventura, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 07, 2017 - 9:29 pm
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Fire officials say at least 439 homes and other buildings have burned in a wildfire northeast of Los Angeles. The wind-whipped blaze has burned nearly 180 square miles (466 square kilometers) in Ventura...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, luggage sits on a baggage claim carousel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. The Transportation Department is dropping an Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines to disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
December 07, 2017 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation. The department said in a notice posted online Thursday that it is...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, photo, Indian workers clean the discoloration of the Taj Mahal caused by environmental pollution in Agra, India. Authorities in India are trying to figure out how workers will scale the Taj Mahal’s majestic but delicate dome as they complete the first thorough cleaning of the World Heritage site since it was built 369 years ago. Work on the mausoleum’s minarets and walls is almost finished, after workers began the makeover in mid-2015. They’ve been using a natural mud paste to remove yellow discoloration and return the marble to its original brilliant white. Called fuller’s earth, it’s the same clay that some people smother on their skin as a beauty treatment. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
December 07, 2017 - 8:15 pm
AGRA, India (AP) — Authorities in India are trying to figure out how workers will scale the Taj Mahal's majestic but delicate dome as they complete the first thorough cleaning of the World Heritage site since it was built 369 years ago. Work on the mausoleum's minarets and walls is almost finished...
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December 07, 2017 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stars from the Broadway hit "Hamilton" have helped unveil spruced-up statues of the Founding Father and another history-changing New Yorker. Lexi Lawson and Anthony Lee Medina were on hand Thursday at the Museum of the City of New York ceremony. Participants celebrated the return of...
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