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In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 photo, the last of fall's leaves cling to the trees as snow gathers in Glenbrook Basin in Grass Valley, Calif.

A powerful winter storm that's been tormenting travelers across the U.S. since before Thanksgiving moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice as people make their way home after the holiday weekend. Read more here.Read more

A woman looks out from inside a McDonald's fast food restaurant as New Orleans police investigate the scene of a shooting Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, on the edge of the city's famed French Quarter.

New Orleans police are investigating a mass shooting that wounded 10 people early Sunday near the city's famed French Quarter. Read more here.Read more

Security forces try to disperse anti-government protesters during clashes in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.

Three anti-government protesters were shot dead and at least 58 others wounded in Baghdad and southern Iraq on Saturday, security and medical officials said, as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation to parliament. Read more here.Read more

A man carries shopping bags across the street from a Macy's store in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Black Friday once again kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season.

This year's Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. Read more here.Read more

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro flashes a thumbs up as he greets supporters after attending a Changing of the Guard at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.

Without offering proof, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon this year.Read more

Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas

Officials lifted evacuation orders Friday for around 50,000 people on the Texas Gulf Coast, determining a massive fire was finally under control at a chemical plant rocked by two major explosions three days earlier. Read more here.Read more

A police forensic officer walks by a sign where a man was shot dead by police on London Bridge following an incident in London.

A man wearing a fake explosive vest stabbed several people in what police are treating as a terrorist attack Friday before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge, police and the city's mayor said. Read more here.Read more

Kjetil Wormnes, automation and robotics system engineer, poses with the Space Rover after a training exercise of the European Space Agency.

The 22 member states of the European Space agency pledged Thursday to boost their funding to support more missions and research projects, including a new generation of satellites to monitor climate change. Read more here. Read more

President Donald Trump, center, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from the right.

President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Read more here. Read more

Cars and trucks in stopped traffic on Interstate 5 near Dunsmuir, Calif.

Wintry weather temporarily loosened its grip across much of the U.S. just in time for Thanksgiving, but travelers were bracing for heavy snow and blizzard conditions in some areas as they made plans to return home. Read more here. Read more

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