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In New Orleans, reality sets in: Mardi Gras over

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 9:28am
Unabashed revelry comes to close as Ash Wednesday begins; earlier, 2 people were injured in falls from floats

Bacterial infection possible in University of Oregon student's death

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 4:07am
Health officials trying to determine if freshman had meningococcemia, a contagious bacterial infection that can lead to meningitis

Most meals at Chipotle are over 1,000 calories

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:20am
The New York Times found that the typical Chipotle order has about 1,000 calories. 1 in every 10 meals has more than 1,600 calories -- but with the right combinations, it's possible to order meals with fewer than 650 calories.

Police: 92-year-old driver slams into cars in parking lot

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:49am
Wisconsin police say a 92-year-old man who allegedly hit 9 cars in a supermarket parking lot can keep his license, at least for now. WDJT-TV's Michael Schlesinger reports. ?

Oklahoma lawmakers target A.P. history courses

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:46am
Opponents say the courses emphasize negative picture of America

Boston mayor: Stop jumping out of windows into snow banks

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:45am
Boston's mayor isn't a fan of a stunt trending on social media. #BostonBlizzardChallenge dares people to strip down to their underwear and jump into piles of snow. But Marty Walsh is warning them to "stop their nonsense."

New twist in road rage killing of Las Vegas woman

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:30am
Police release a new version of what happened before Tammy Meyers was shot to death, following an apparent road rage incident

2/17: Boston staggering under snow load; Something new in the cloud?

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 12:36am
The city of Boston is trying to bounce back after getting hammered by massive quantities of snow. Every task that was once routine, from commuting via mass transit to fighting fires, has become nearly impossible; and, a group of cloud aficionados have submitted a new type of cloud for official approval by the World Meteorological Organization

Train explosion in West Virginia raises new safety questions

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:38pm
A day after a derailment in West Virginia, firefighters are waiting for the flames to die out. A community is in turmoil after a train carrying crude oil left the tracks in a snowstorm. Jeff Pegues reports on safety issues raised by the accident.

Why has this winter been so tough?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:30pm
Five inches of snow was enough to close the federal government and all the museums up and down the National Mall. And in other parts of the eastern U.S., this winter has been even more brutal. Chip Reid reports on why that may be.

Ice storm slams South

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:25pm
Driving conditions were treacherous Tuesday, following a severe storm that brought ice to the southern part of the country. Vicente Arenas reports on the impact of the unusual weather.

Boston staggering under snow load

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 11:23pm
The city of Boston is trying to bounce back after getting hammered by massive quantities of snow. Every task that was once routine, from commuting via mass transit to fighting fires, has become nearly impossible. Jericka Duncan reports.

Train that derailed in West Virginia had newer crude oil tanker cars

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:31pm
Newer tank cars with thicker shells are supposed to be less likely to puncture in a train crash -- but they didn't help in West Virginia

Oregon mulls banning religious belief exemption for vaccines

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:55pm
Concerns over the measles outbreak has prompted Oregon lawmakers to consider allowing only medical exemptions for vaccinations

Boston's new norm: Inmates shoveling snow

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:51pm
Crowding buses that replace commuter trains, clearing away dangerous icicles, and even having prison inmates shoveling snow has become part of the new norm

Daring doggie rescue in N.C.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:50pm
A girl was playing with her pup Brody when he fell through the ice in Zebulon, N.C. Rescuers tied two ladders together and used life jackets to reach across the ice to save him.

What's causing freezing temperatures across the U.S.?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:44pm
Tens of millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas are shivering through some of the coldest temperatures in decades

What's causing subzero temperatures across the U.S.?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:44pm
Tens of millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas are shivering through some of the coldest temperatures in decades

Dogs will be dogs: Westminster Dog Show 2015

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:42pm
The dog show equivalent of the Super Bowl is going on in New York City. The annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show is the country's most prestigious dog competition.

Daring dog rescue in frozen pond in N.C.

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 9:14pm
Bryanna Schug, 12, was sledding near an icy pond when her dog Brody fell into the water; her quick thinking helped rescuers nab the pooch from a frozen fate

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