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February 4, 2019

More West Coast rain and snow as East and South warm up

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Parts of Los Angeles saw half a foot of rain over the weekend as strong West Coast storms created mudslides, flash floods and knocked down trees. The Sierra Nevada Mountains saw about 96 inches of snow, including 72 inches in just 24 hours. On Monday morning, a new and much col..
February 4, 2019

Five children ejected, killed in Maryland crash when minivan veers off road

katifcam/iStock(BOWIE, Md.) -- Five children were killed over the weekend when a vehicle veered off a Maryland road and crashed into a snowy wooded area, authorities said. Investigators said a minivan veered off the left side of a road in Bowie, Maryland, and crashed into several trees at around 5 a..
February 3, 2019

Despite focus on Washington, data shows how shutdown hurt federal workers nationwide

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- It’s not clear yet what the lasting impact will be on federal workers furloughed in the longest-ever government shutdown -- even as Congress holds talks to avoid another one -- but a closer look at employee data nationwide paints a picture of the economic..
February 3, 2019

Pentagon confirms 3,750 additional troops heading to the US-Mexico border

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Approximately 3,750 additional active duty U.S. troops are heading to the southern border in support of Customs and Border Protection, according to a statement released by the Department of Defense on Sunday. "That support includes a mobile surveillance capabili..