Friday morning, Sgt. Jason Cuthbert responded to one traffic collision after the next and pushed cars that got stuck on snowy Clark County roadways. By night, he searched for drunken drivers as part of the annual Night of 1,000 Stars.
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press
December 6, 2013 10:24 p.m.
DALLAS — Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the Southwest on Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend.
By GENE JOHNSON and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press
December 6, 2013 9:53 p.m.
SEATTLE — Crowds of people bundled in winter coats celebrated the anniversary of marijuana legalization in Washington state Friday by sparking up at a city-sanctioned party under Seattle's Space Needle.
By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press
December 6, 2013 9:51 p.m.
SEOUL, South Korea — Seeking to reassure wary allies, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed back against those who question America's commitment to Asia, which has at times been obscured by an array of distractions at home and abroad.
By Anne Gearan and William Booth, The Washington Post
December 6, 2013 9:32 p.m.
TEL AVIV, Israel — Secretary of State John Kerry claimed Friday that the prospect of achieving a long-elusive accord between Israelis and Palestinians is mounting, despite widespread skepticism that the talks he fostered are making headway.
By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press
December 6, 2013 9:02 p.m.
LONDON — Hundreds of people in Britain mopped up flooded homes on Friday after a powerful storm, which scoured northern Europe with hurricane-force gusts, kicked up the biggest tidal surge in 60 years, swamping stretches of shoreline.
By DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press
December 6, 2013 2:56 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while balancing its environmental consequences.