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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins speaks to officials at the Aroostook County Action Program in Houlton, Nov. 1, 2016.

Sen. Collins, offering ACA replacement, calls Trump move ‘confusing’

By Susan Cornwell, Reuters on Jan. 23, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
“We really don’t know yet what the impact will be,” she said, adding that it will be difficult to assess the impact until there is a new Cabinet secretary in place in charge of health.
A U.S. Air Force airman surveys debris covering an area of the Sunshine Acres neighborhood after a tornado struck Adel, Georgia, Jan. 22, 2017.

Deadly storms kill 15, trigger tornado threat across the South

By Reuters on Jan. 22, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 15 people in the South, with Georgia officials on Sunday reporting that 11 had died in severe weather still threatening the region.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws a pitch against the New York Mets in the first inning in game three of the World Series at Citi Field in New York City, Oct. 30, 2015.

Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura dies in car crash

By The Cindy Boren and Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on Jan. 22, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
Yordano Ventura, a starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic. He was 25.
Rescue workers search around the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola, central Italy, hit by an avalanche, in this undated picture released Jan. 22, 2017, provided by Alpine and Speleological Rescue Team.

Dozens still missing after avalanche flattens hotel in central Italy

By Reuters on Jan. 22, 2017, at 9:39 a.m.
The luxury Hotel Rigopiano was obliterated Wednesday after an avalanche caused by an earthquake smashed into its spa and demolished the four-story building.

US airstrike in Syria hits al-Qaida training camp

By Reuters on Jan. 20, 2017, at 9:11 p.m.
“The removal of this training camp disrupts training operations and discourages hardline Islamist and Syrian opposition groups from joining or cooperating with al-Qaida on the battlefield.”

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Andy Murray hands out lesson to reach third round

By Reuters on Jan. 18, 2017, at 7:36 p.m.
Andy Murray looked every bit the world number one as he gave Russian teenager Andrey Rublev a lesson in grand slam tennis to reach the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 win on Wednesday.

US Jewish centers report second wave of bomb threats in one month

By Reuters on Jan. 18, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
Several Jewish community centers in different U.S. states reported receiving false telephone bomb threats Wednesday.
People hold signs calling for the release of imprisoned Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning while marching in a gay pride parade in San Francisco, California, recently.

Obama shortens sentence of soldier who gave material to WikiLeaks

By Roberta Rampton and Ayesha Rascoe, Reuters on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.
The former U.S. military intelligence analyst was serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks.
Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, stands next to a wall of photographs he made on the Apollo 17 mission, at the Museum of Natural History in New York, May 7, 2004.

Gene Cernan, last person to walk on the moon, dies at 82

By Reuters on Jan. 16, 2017, at 5:59 p.m.
Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, who became the last astronaut to walk on the moon in an experience that he said made him one with the universe, died on Monday at 82, the U.S. space agency said.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence stands with Donald Trump during a news conference on Wednesday at Trump Tower in New York.

Top Republicans disappointed with John Lewis questioning Trump’s legitimacy

By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence said he was disappointed that civil rights activist John Lewis questioned Donald Trump’s legitimacy as president and his decision to boycott the inauguration.

Man arrested after Washington state Islamic center fire

By Reuters on Jan. 15, 2017, at 8:35 a.m.
Isaac Wayne Wilson, 37, was arrested on suspicion of second degree arson, and on an outstanding warrant for felony first degree malicious mischief in Seattle.
Princess Margaret (right) waves to her newly married daughter Lady Sarah Armstrong Jones and husband Daniel Chatto as they leave St Stephen Walbrook church in London July 14, 1994. Princess Margeret is flanked by her former husband Lady Sarah's father Lord Snowdon (center), their son Viscount Linley, and Linley's wife Serena.

Lord Snowdon, husband of Britain’s late Princess Margaret, dies aged 86

By Reuters on Jan. 13, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.
Lord Snowdon, the photographer former husband of Queen Elizabeth’s late younger sister Princess Margaret has died aged 86, Buckingham Palace confirmed Friday.

Giant telescope in Chile to seek habitable planets in Alpha Centauri

By Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope in Chile will be modified in order to allow it to search more effectively for potentially habitable planets in Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth.

Pawn poll: Monopoly players get vote on new generation of game pieces

By Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.
Will they deep-six the battleship? Give the boot the boot? Or, gasp, kill the Scottie dog?

Kennedy says Trump asked him to head vaccine safety review

By Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
Vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he will oversee a presidential panel to review vaccine safety and science at the request of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in a move likely to reignite debate despite now-debunked research that tied childhood immunizations to autism.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff, Katie Telford (left), and principal secretary, Gerald Butts (right), listen as Trudeau speaks during the First Ministers’ meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, in this December 2016 file photo.

Report: Top Canadian officials met Trump team for trade talks

By Reuters on Jan. 09, 2017, at 3:17 p.m.

N. Korea says it can test-launch ICBM at any time

By Reuters on Jan. 08, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.
North Korea declared Sunday it can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile at any time from any location set by leader Kim Jong Un.