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Rich McKay

Trump to nominate Washington lawyer ambassador to Mexico: White House

Mar 19 2019

President Donald Trump will nominate a Washington attorney, Christopher Landau, to be the next United States Ambassador to Mexico, the White House Press Office said on Monday.

Blind runner and his dogs make history at NYC Half Marathon

Mar 18 2019

A blind runner, assisted by a relay team of three guide dogs, made history on Sunday by completing the 2019 United Airlines New York City Half Marathon without any human help.

Alleged Gambino crime boss shot, killed outside Staten Island home

Mar 14 2019

The reported crime boss of the New York Mafia's Gambino family, Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, was gunned down in front of his Staten Island home late Wednesday, police and media said. | Video

Holocaust survivor to meet California teens amid outrage over Nazi salute photos

Mar 07 2019

March 7 An Auschwitz survivor and stepsister of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank will meet on Thursday with some California high school students seen in viral online photos giving Nazi salutes over a swastika made of red cups used in a drinking game.

CORRECTED-At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeast

Mar 04 2019

March 4 Rescuers sifted through rubble looking for more dead and wounded after two back-to-back tornadoes touched down in Alabama, killing at least 23 people, authorities said.

Mexican national dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody

Feb 19 2019

A 45-year-old man from Mexico died on Monday after being taken into U.S. Border Patrol custody last month on suspicion of illegal entry at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said.

Sixteen rescued from SeaWorld ride hanging over a California bay

Feb 19 2019

Sixteen people were trapped for about four hours in gondolas hanging over a California bay on a chilly Monday night at SeaWorld San Diego after wind gusts tripped an electric circuit breaker, officials said.

'Simple taste of fear' as Maroon 5 lead drama-free Super Bowl halftime show

Feb 04 2019

ATLANTA Maroon 5 threw just about everything at the Super Bowl halftime show: a gospel choir, a drumline, pyrotechnics, a giant letter "M" and even SpongeBob. But what it didn't summon was the faintest whiff of political drama. And to critics, that was the point.

Polar vortex `just sort of evaporates' and U.S. Midwest warms up

Feb 01 2019

Feb 1 The polar vortex that locked the U.S. Midwest in sub-zero weather and led to the deaths of at least 21 people will give way to milder, snow-melting temperatures this weekend.

U.S. cold wave lingers, but should lose some of its bite by weekend

Jan 31 2019

Jan 31 The blast of arctic cold that hit the U.S. Midwest this week will linger on Thursday, but it's pushing east and losing much of its bite.

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