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New York holds funeral for slain police officer amid political strife
As taps played and her husband’s casket was placed in the hearse, the widow of slain police Officer Rafael Ramos clutched a folded NYPD flag to her heart. Her two sons stood close, one of them gently touching the blue, white and green banner that had covered his father’s coffin.
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:08:00 PST)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's role as water referee is complicated by drought
The long-range weather forecast is the biggest wild card in the battle over every available bucket of water in drought-stricken California — but a close second may be Dianne Feinstein.
(Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:00:00 PST)

What to expect in 2015: Obamacare and the Republican Congress
If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014.
(Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:06:00 PST)

In Colorado, terminally ill man's public letter spurs lawmakers to act
Red-faced and teary-eyed, Julie Selsberg struggles to compose herself as she describes her father's last days.
(Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:25:00 PST)

It's PETA vs. the Possum Drop in a New Year's legal struggle
 At midnight every New Year's Eve, Clay Logan likes to lower a live opossum in a box to the cheers of a couple thousand spectators as they count down the last 10 seconds of the year.
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:43:00 PST)

Tiny coqui frog becomes a big problem in Hawaii
There's a different kind of neighborhood watch on duty in Puuloa, a small rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island. Wearing headlamps and armed with hand sprayers filled with citric acid, Daniel Montgomery and his neighbors creep through backyards listening for the intruder's distinctive call:
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:45:00 PST)

A trial balloon on cruise missile defense
 When the weather's good, a strange speck will be visible on the Baltimore skyline: a giant balloon the Army is floating to scan for cruise missiles.
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:12:00 PST)

Utah uranium mine is more of a bad memory than a historic site for many
Tom Zoellner was camping a few years back in the rocky and isolated wilds of southeastern Utah when he came across some strange holes in the earth.
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:09:00 PST)

President Obama aging only as fast as the rest of us, researcher finds
It's arguably his most well-worn joke. President Obama loves to thank supporters who knew him when his hair was more pepper than salt.
(Sat, 27 Dec 2014 17:48:00 PST)

Christmas trees get their goat
Christmas is already a memory. And around Reno, there are sounds to prove it.
(Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:14:00 PST)

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