News archive from 25 December 2014

After drenching, clouds to clear for holiday

After drenching, clouds to clear for holiday

Alabamians might wish for a white Christmas, but forecasters say they should expect a dry and sunny holiday. The National Weather Service predicts that skies will be clear and that temperatures will rise to 52 in Anniston on Christmas, breaking a...

 
More lanes coming for Oxford’s parkway

More lanes coming for Oxford’s parkway

Holiday shoppers at the Oxford Exchange or Oxford Commons may have found themselves making a Christmas wish — that traffic wasn’t so congested. That wish could be granted a few years down the road. Oxford’s City Council on Tuesday heard that...

 

Mexico wants to ban nets, save endangered porpoise

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities are proposing a $37 million plan to ban gillnet fishing in most of the upper Sea of Cortez to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise. The plan would compensate fishermen for...

 
The gifts Thomas gave me

The gifts Thomas gave me

Thomas McCullough isn't around this Christmas, but he's already given me my present. A friendship that lasted more than 20 years. On this sacred day, I join with 2 billion other Christians in celebrating the birth of Jesus. But it's Thomas' death in...

 

Belk Bowl: Georgia coach Mark Richt ‘home' for the holidays

Georgia coach Mark Richt hasn't spent many Christmas holidays at home over his coaching career. In fact, Richt has to think long and hard about when the last time he hadn't spent the week preparing for or coaching in a college football bowl game. Yet...

 
Kurdish women line up to take on Islamic State

Kurdish women line up to take on Islamic State

QANDIL MOUNTAINS, Iraq — The Islamic State's rapid spread across Syria and Iraq and the brutality with which it was achieved has prompted a surge of new recruits for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a Kurdish group currently fighting on the...

 

China tightens church control ahead of Christmas

BEIJING Two days before Christmas, members of a rural Christian congregation in the eastern city of Wenzhou welded some pieces of metal into a cross and hoisted it onto the top of their worship hall to replace one that was forcibly removed in...

 
'Badaxx' designed to save lives at fire scenes

'Badaxx' designed to save lives at fire scenes

Video Keywords Scott McCain bail out Spokane fire fighters Preston A Spokane, Washington firefighter has developed a new tool that can help save lives. Video TranscriptAutomatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate) 00:00 A Spokane...

 
Watch: Dog, dressed as Santa, takes spin on Roomba

Watch: Dog, dressed as Santa, takes spin on Roomba

It's the holidays, so silliness is encouraged. And we can't get enough of this YouTube video published on Dec. 22 of Five the Boston Terrier riding a Roomba vacuum cleaner. The dog, dressed as Santa, spins around cleaning as the song "Dónde Está...

 
Officers put away ticket books, hand out presents instead

Officers put away ticket books, hand out presents instead

A man in South Carolina purchased thousands of dollars worth of Kroger gift cards and gave them to a police officer to pass out. Watch these reactions. EAGAN, Minn. — Police across the USA are pulling over drivers for minor infractions this holiday...

 
2 shooting victims along I-85 identified, critical

2 shooting victims along I-85 identified, critical

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A Greenville man and an Easley woman are in critical condition after they were found with gunshot wounds along Interstate 85 Wednesday morning by a passing motorist, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Department. The pair...

 
Long-used medications may have anti-aging benefits

Long-used medications may have anti-aging benefits

Although researchers are still a long way from finding the fountain of youth, new studies suggest that two long-used medications might have anti-aging benefits. For decades, scientists have tackled diseases of aging, like cancer and heart disease, but...

 
Santa's on his way! NORAD's tracking his sleigh

Santa's on his way! NORAD's tracking his sleigh

USA TODAY's Trevor Hughes gets an inside look at NORAD while they track Santa Claus this Christmas. PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The constant ringing of phones sounding like so many jingles of bells can mean only one thing: Santa is on his way....

 

Church Street wreck blocks I-277 entrance

A car that ran a stop sign on Hill Street at the Church Street intersection hit another vehicle Wednesday night, authorities said, and the entrance to Interstate 277 inner is temporarily blocked off. At 8:15 p.m., police said they expected the...

 
Review: ‘Unbroken,’ improbable and incomplete

Review: ‘Unbroken,’ improbable and incomplete

According to the film “Unbroken,” Louis Zamperini had 30 percent of a remarkable life. By the time he was 28, he had competed as an Olympic distance runner, enlisted in the Army Air Force, crashed on a bombing run, survived six weeks...

 
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