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Someone shot at substations in North Carolina, knocking out power for thousands

Updated December 4, 2022 at 5:52 PM ET

A North Carolina county is under a state of emergency following a mass power outage that could leave tens of thousands of people without electricity for days to come. The outage, which the authorities believe to be intentionally caused by gunfire, is now being investigated as a criminal act.


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Japan's Disney store sells merchandise of Winnie the Pooh supporting China's protests

Winnie the Pooh is joining the protests against China's "zero-COVID" policy.

Japan's Disney store is now selling merchandise online that features Winnie the Pooh holding up a blank white sheet of paper — a symbol of China's lockdown protests.


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Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. — Deion Sanders is taking over as head coach at Colorado, bringing his charisma and larger-than-life persona to a beleaguered Pac-12 program that's plunged to the bottom of college football.

The deal was announced Saturday night by CU athletic director Rick George.


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Residents are evacuating as Mount Semeru, Indonesia's highest volcano, has erupted

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's highest volcano on its most densely populated island released searing gas clouds and rivers of lava Sunday in its latest eruption.

Monsoon rains eroded and finally collapsed the lava dome atop 3,676-meter (12,060-foot) Mount Semeru, causing the eruption, according to National Disaster Management Agency spokesperson Abdul Muhari.


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OPEC keeps oil targets the same amid uncertainty on Russian sanctions

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Saudi-led OPEC oil cartel and allied producers including Russia did not change their targets for shipping oil to the global economy amid uncertainty about the impact of new Western sanctions against Russia that could take significant amounts of oil off the market.


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Spicy fish curry dish is seasoned with childhood memories of India's Konkan region

All Things We're Cooking is a series featuring family recipes from you, our readers and listeners, and the special stories behind them. We'll continue to share more of your kitchen gems throughout the holidays.


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Culinary favorites stir thoughts of family from Kentucky to India, China and beyond

All Things We're Cooking is a series featuring kitchen gems from you, our readers and listeners, and the special stories behind them. We'll continue to share more of your recipes throughout the holidays.

Spicy fish curry dish is seasoned with childhood memories of India's Konkan region

This recipe represents the ultimate comfort food — nothing fancy. It's been passed from generation to generation. If you can't handle the heat, try adding mango.


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These bamboo buns came from China with Grandma. First we forage, then we cook

All Things We're Cooking is a series featuring family recipes from you, our readers and listeners, and the special stories behind them. We'll continue to share more of your kitchen gems throughout the holidays.

The arrival of spring always means a trip to the bamboo forest for Kaitlyn Hennacy and her family, followed by an afternoon making bamboo buns.


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A surprise breakfast ingredient pulls this quick taco meat recipe together

All Things We're Cooking is a series featuring family recipes from you, our readers and listeners, and the special stories behind them. We'll continue to share more of your kitchen gems throughout the holidays.

For as long as she can remember, from growing up in New Mexico to living in New York City today, Alexis Wold has made taco meat the same way — using the recipe from Odd's Sombrero, the restaurant her grandparents owned in Wickenburg, Ariz.


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This Kentucky ham recipe needs 24 hours of 'sleep' before it's ready to eat

All Things We're Cooking is a series featuring family recipes from you, our readers and listeners, and the special stories behind them. We'll continue to share more of your kitchen gems throughout the holidays.

When Linda Ishmael was growing up, her family's Christmas celebrations always included "putting the ham to sleep" to get it ready for the holiday dinner, when dozens of family members would visit their Kentucky farm.


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