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January 06, 2018 - 3:39 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on flight cancellations at South Carolina's busiest airport after a heavy winter storm (all times local): 3:30 p.m. South Carolina's busiest airport is expected to resume normal operations on Sunday after dealing with the after-effects of the winter storm. The...
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Warsaw residents taking part in the annual Epiphany procession in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 06, 2018 - 3:30 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday advised against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one's whole life, urging in his Epiphany remarks to also resist "inclinations toward arrogance, the thirst for power and for riches." During a homily at Mass in St. Peter's...
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People parade through the streets as part of celebrations of Three Kings Day in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. Epiphany, the 12th night of Christmas, marks the day the three wise men visited Christ. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
January 06, 2018 - 3:02 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Icy dips in the sea. Parades with camels, kings and crowns. Presents for homeless children and admonishments to live a better life. All this took place Saturday as Christians around the world celebrated the holiday of Epiphany, which recalls the three kings, or magi, who reportedly...
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Mollie Lane carries a shovel-full of snow down the street to a pile while digging her car out in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Frigid temperatures, some that could feel as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region attempted to clean up from a massive winter storm. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 05, 2018 - 8:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Frigid temperatures, some that felt as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region dug out from a massive winter storm that brought more than a foot of snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding a day earlier. Forecasters predicted strong winds...
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This April, 2017, photo provided by the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys shows geologist Katreen Wikstrom Jones using an avalanche probe to measure snow depth at Thompson Pass, Alaska. Researchers in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska are looking for backcountry enthusiasts who want to aid a science mission. A program funded by NASA is recruiting citizen scientists to measure snow levels in mountain terrain. (Gabriel Wolken/Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 1:40 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick. NASA's earth science arm is funding research that recruits citizen scientists on skis, snowshoes and snowmobiles to measure snow depth in backcountry locations of the Pacific...
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A snow plow clears snow off Broadway in New York's Times Square, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 05, 2018 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there's also a bargain. Nineteen shows are participating in Broadway Week, in which two tickets go for the price of one. These special tickets will be for performances during Jan. 16-Feb. 4 only. The participating shows are "A...
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Icicles and a sheet of ice cover a burned out vehicle parked adjacent to a building that caught fire, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The fire broke out in a vacant structure in Newark early Friday morning in the area of 9th Avenue and South 14th Street and spread to two adjacent structures. Gusty winds carried the flames to two buildings across the street. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 05, 2018 - 11:27 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on winter weather (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The icy flooding on many Boston streets during this week's storm was caused by a record high tide. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration verified Friday that water levels at the federal agency's Boston tide gauge...
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018 photo, visitors walk among the attractions at the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin in northeastern China's Heilongjiang Province. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is known for massive, elaborate and colorfully lit ice sculptures featuring animals, cartoon characters and famous landmarks. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
January 05, 2018 - 6:38 am
HARBIN, China (AP) — Ice sculptures of Moscow's Red Square and Bangkok's Temple of the Emerald Buddha are among landmarks featured in the world's largest ice festival. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the frigid northeastern Chinese city is known for massive, elaborate and...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, picture a man wearing a bear fur costume screams while dancing in Comanesti, Romania. The tradition, originating in pre-Christian times, when dancers, wearing colored costumes or animal furs, went from house to house in villages singing and dancing to ward off evil, has moved to Romania's cities, where the ritual is performed for money.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
January 05, 2018 - 6:17 am
COMANESTI, Romania (AP) — The deafening drumbeats start early in the morning, heralding the arrival of hundreds of people who descend on the sleepy northern Romanian city of Comanesti dressed head to toe as bears, in costumes made from real fur, with the heads attached. They emerge from minibuses...
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Lola Frankenhoff, 9, licks a ball of snow while watching friends play football near Hilton Pier on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Newport News, Va. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the upper part of the Peninsula and much of the Middle Peninsula. The advisory warned of snow, blowing snow and slippery roads. (Aileen Devlin /The Daily Press via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 5:14 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The powerful blast of snow and cold that barreled through Virginia's coastal cities packed a winter punch seldom seen in those communities. Now much of the region could remain in the storm's icy grip for days. Jen Edwards of Norfolk said she's never seen such a heavy snowfall as...
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