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  • Huge DNA code of the Christmas tree being revealed

    NEW YORK (AP) — To millions of people, the Christmas tree is a cheerful sight. To scientists who decipher the DNA codes of plants and animals, it’s a monster. We’re …


  • Man accused in Ore. mall shooting wanted to travel

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — To police and witnesses, Jacob Tyler Roberts was a gunman on a mission, shooting numerous rounds from a semiautomatic rifle as he stalked through a Portland …


  • Man accused in Ore. mall shooting wanted to travel

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — To police and witnesses, Jacob Tyler Roberts was a gunman on a mission, shooting numerous rounds from a semiautomatic rifle as he stalked through a Portland …


  • NY agency voting on using smartphones to hail cabs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Every New Yorker knows how to hail a yellow cab. The next step for some might be to “e-hail” a cab using a smartphone.


  • Police: Ore. mall shooter didn’t know 2 he killed

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire on shoppers at a Portland mall had no connection to the two people he fatally shot and wanted to kill as …


  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon mall; gunman, 2 dead

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A suburban Portland mall remains closed Wednesday a day after a gunman wearing camouflage and a mask opened fire on shoppers, killing two people and wounding …


  • Gunman opens fire at Oregon mall; Suspect, 2 dead

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mall Santa was waiting for the next child’s Christmas wish when shots rang out, causing the shopping mall to erupt into chaos. About to invite …


  • To give on the street? In cities, a daily calculus

    During her two decades living in Houston, Caroline Oliver, like any urban dweller, frequently encountered people in the streets asking for money. She struggled with how to respond. She wanted …


  • Gunman opens fire in Portland mall; 3 dead

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A masked gunman wearing camouflage opened fire Tuesday in a busy Portland mall, leaving the gunman and two others dead and forcing the mall’s Santa Claus …


  • Americans finding dozens of ways to mark 12-12-12

    A Michigan sixth-grader will put aside her nerves and get her ears pierced on her 12th birthday. Two law-enforcement officials will exchange wedding vows at 12:12 p.m. in Pittsburgh’s federal …


  • Peppermint pigs a smashing tradition in NY

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A holiday tradition in this upstate New York resort town has a peppermint twist: pig-shaped hard candies are sold with little metal hammers to smash …


  • Bike, large truck deaths soar, bucking trend

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deaths of bicyclists and occupants of large trucks rose sharply last year even as total traffic fatalities dropped to their lowest level since 1949, federal safety officials …


  • Gay couples in Wash. start taking wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Keith Bacon and Corianton Hale wore dress shirts as they recited their vows at Seattle City Hall, as the city hosted more than 100 weddings on the …


  • Black women battle obesity with dialogue, action

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicole Ari Parker was motivated by frustration. For Star Jones, it was a matter of life or death. Toni Carey wanted a fresh start after a bad …


  • NY, NJ ponder new boardwalks without the boards

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy’s surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist …


  • Same-sex couples in Wash. state start wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of wedding ceremonies on Sunday, the first day they could marry after the state’s voter-approved gay …


  • Police: Airport security officer killed in Ohio

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration officer was fatally shot by her husband Sunday before he killed himself on an off-site parking lot at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, authorities …


  • Obamas attend annual holiday concert in Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A holiday concert attended Sunday by President Barack Obama and his family included some non-traditional entertainment this year: a performance by South Korean rapper and Internet sensation …


  • Same-sex couples in WA start taking wedding vows

    SEATTLE (AP) — Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of wedding ceremonies on Sunday, the first day they could marry after the state’s voter-approved gay …


  • Hanukkah festivities begin with candle lighting

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression. In Israel, families …


  • NBA’s Stern scolds Christie on sports bet effort

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — NBA Commissioner David Stern takes Gov. Chris Christie to task for his efforts to allow sports gambling in New Jersey. Stern made his comments in a …


  • NJ teen wants Easy-Bake Oven to appeal to boys

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Four-year-old Gavyn Boscio loves to cook and asked for an Easy-Bake Oven for Christmas. But when his big sister went to buy one, she discovered to …


  • Iowa girls’ families, community reel over bodies

    EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — The families of two young cousins missing for five months still were hoping the girls would come home, maybe even for Christmas, until the sad news …


  • Families, community reeling from discovered bodies

    EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — The families of two young cousins missing for five months still were hoping the girls would come home, maybe even for Christmas, until the sad news …


  • Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks since 1973

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A display of moon rocks that disappeared from an Alaska museum after an arson fire nearly four decades ago has been returned to the state following …


  • Authorities ‘confident’ bodies are 2 Iowa cousins

    EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — Northeast Iowa residents who have been holding out hope that two young cousins missing for five months might be home for Christmas were grappling Thursday with …


  • Pearl Harbor survivor helps identify unknown dead

    HONOLULU (AP) — Ray Emory could not accept that more than one quarter of the 2,400 Americans who died at Pearl Harbor were buried, unidentified, in a volcanic crater. And …


  • Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses

    SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples across Washington state started picking up marriage licenses Thursday as a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage took effect. King County, the state’s largest, …


  • Gay Wash. couples get marriage licenses

    SEATTLE (AP) — Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a law …


  • Celebrations planned as Wash. legalizes marijuana

    SEATTLE (AP) — Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality under Washington state law on Thursday, and some people planned to celebrate the new law by breaking it. Voters in Washington …