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Past articles by John:

Winter Storm drives blizzard warnings across Midwest; at least 2 dead

Two storm-related deaths were reported on Thursday, one in Kansas and another in Louisiana. → Read More

Winter storm Eboni spreads snow across Plains and Midwest; blizzard warnings in effect

The storm system that forced cancellation of a football game in Texas due to lightning drove blizzard-like conditions through parts of the Midwest. → Read More

'It's serious': Winter storm brings havoc to Southeast

In North Carolina, more than 1,000 flights were cancelled in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport alone. → Read More

Texas says goodbye to George H.W. Bush with country music, funeral train

After three days of remembrance in Washington, DC, a final funeral will be held in Houston for George H.W. Bush before he is laid to rest at his presidential library. → Read More

George Bush's last day started with three eggs, ended with 'I love you'

George Bush, the 41st president, spent his final hours saying his goodbyes to family members. → Read More

NYPD finds engagement ring, starts 'manhunt' for couple that dropped it during proposal

Police are seeking the public's help in returning the ring. → Read More

Suicides and drug overdoses push down US life expectancy

'These sobering statistics are a wakeup call that we are losing too many Americans, too early and too often, to conditions that are preventable,' the CDC director said. → Read More

Family, community grimly await word on fate of Hania Aguilar after searchers find body

The grim discovery of a body near where a North Carolina teen disappeared has her relatives, friends and community bracing for a sorrowful outcome. → Read More

Blizzard-like conditions blast Midwest with snow, travel chaos

The National Weather Service warned of dangerous travel conditions Monday, but said the storm would loosen its grip on the region through the day. → Read More

Holiday travelers scramble to get home ahead of winter storm, blizzard conditions in Midwest

Nationwide, about 300 flights had been canceled and another 470 delayed as of 9:20 a.m. ET,. → Read More

Rain for wildfire-weary California offers relief and more problems

Four inches of rain could hit Paradise this week, which will help firefighters battling the Camp Fire but could make it hard to find human remains. → Read More

California's deadliest wildfire ever claims 42 lives

Authorities responding to the Camp Fire have 13 coroner's search teams combing through rubble for the victims. → Read More

Report: Saudis discussed killing other enemies long before Khashoggi's death

Saudi leaders had discussed assassinating enemies long before a journalist was killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, The New York Times reports. → Read More

Thousands sign petition backing Idaho teachers who dressed as border wall for Halloween

An online petition has drawn over 10,000 signatures in support of 14 Idaho teachers suspended for wearing Halloween costume caricatures of Latinos. → Read More

Driver facing homicide charges after 3 Girl Scouts die in crash

The girls were picking up litter in a ditch in Lake Hallie. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene but later turned himself in, police said. → Read More

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect due in federal court

The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting rampage that left 11 people dead is expected to make a brief appearance in federal court Thursday to be arraigned on a 44-count indictment, including hate crimes. → Read More

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers indicted on 44 counts

The man accused of the shooting rampage at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead has been indicted on 44 criminal counts. → Read More

Jamal Khashoggi was strangled, body dismembered, Turkish prosecutor says

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled to death and dismembered after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said. → Read More

Rabbi invokes Jesus' name at Pence rally, setting off social media firestorm

Vice President Mike Pence set off a firestorm after a rabbi from a Jewish sect that believes Jesus was the messiah invoked his name at a campaign stop. → Read More

Pittsburgh shooting suspect Robert Bowers wanted 'to kill Jews'

The names of the 11 victims killed by a gunman at a Pittsburgh synagogue were released Sunday as the investigators worked to uncover details of Saturday's bloodbath. → Read More