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Near record cold temperatures can be expected tonight as winds will be light and clear skies continue. Sunshine Wednesday should allow temperatures to warm a little with even warmer readings expected this weekend.
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South Carolina man volunteers to clean up memorials during shutdown
A South Carolina man --armed with a leaf blower and a push mower-- is taking it upon himself to help keep the National Mall clean during the shutdown.
Chris Cox calls himself the "memorial militia."
And he's been hauling away trash, blowing away leaves, and even using a chainsaw to clear branches at memorials along the National Mall.
Cox says he has been asked to stop what he's doing but that he plans to be there as long as the government is shut down.South Carolina man volunteers to clean up memorials during shutdown
Asia shares rise, shrug off slower China growth
TOKYO (AP) -- Shares rose today in Asia, led by Japan's Nikkei 225 index, as investors largely shrugged off news that China's economy slowed in the first quarter.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
USHER FINALIZES TEAM ON "THE VOICE"
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The teams are now set for the start of live shows next week on "The Voice."
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) -- For sale: Wedding dress.
IN THE NEWS: CELLPHONE KILL SWITCH
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A trade group for wireless providers says the country's biggest smartphone makers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the devices to try to deter rampant theft.