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Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit
A group of homeless people have erected a small tent city in the shadow of downtown Detroit.
NYC subways slowly upgrading from 1930s-era technology
The more than 6 million riders who take New York City's subways each day ride trains that still depend largely on a signal system that dates back to the 1930s.
Authorities ID woman shot by man who killed of 2 NYPD cops
Authorities in Maryland are identifying a woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death.
Florida authorities say 1 police officer shot and killed
Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday.
Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock
The efforts of Pope Francis to foster a thaw between the U.S. and Cuba has caused some fractures among Catholics in Miami.
Cuba protests planned in Miami, but turnout unclear
Cuban-American groups opposed to President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the Castro government plan to protest Saturday in Miami.
Judge dismisses suit by family saved at sea
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company by a California couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat that was attempting to circle the world.
Soviet threat to Santa? No way, said JFK in 1961
Nothing has stopped Santa Claus from making his rounds — apparently not even the threat of global thermonuclear conflict.
Immigrants build document trails to remain in US
The search for documents is on for immigrants who may qualify for a work permit and reprieve from deportation under measures President Barack Obama announced last month.
More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints
Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image.
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