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Southerners more accustomed to sunshine than snow began digging out Monday from a wintry blast that stranded drivers and air travelers, cut power to thousands of homes, and even forced Auburn University to cancel viewing parties for the national championship bowl game.
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Key ships stationed over BP's crippled well in the Gulf of Mexico were ordered to evacuate Thursday ahead of Tropical Storm Bonnie, and engineers have grown so confident in the leaky cap fixed to the well head that they will leave it closed while they are gone. Tropical Storm Bonnie, which blossomed over the Bahamas and was to enter the Gulf of Mexico by the weekend, could delay by another 12 days the push to plug the broken well for good using mud and cement, retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen and BP officials conceded. Even if it's not a direct hit, the rough weather will push back efforts to kill the well by at least a week.
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An interactive shows the sequence of events of a shooting outside the Empire State Building in New York City.
A gunman opened fire Sunday and killed six people at a Sikh temple near Milwaukee before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with one of the first officers to respond to the chaotic scene, authorities said.
A jury acquitted John Edwards on one charge that he accepted illegal campaign contributions but deadlocked on five other charges, forcing the judge to declare a mistrial.
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WeatherCenter: Three planets line up for rare show
Each night this week, Mercury will slide above and Jupiter will move down to join Venus. By Sunday, this will form the closest grouping of planets we will see for more than 10 years, and you wont need a telescope to enjoy it. Your best opportunity to view this collection of planets is about 45 minutes after sunset.
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