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U.S., NATO ceremonially end Afghan combat mission. The U.S. and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan today, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.
A massive fire at an apartment building in downtown Los Angeles has shut down two freeways. More than 250 firefighters were battling the blaze, which broke out about 1:10 a.m. and could be seen for miles.
Watch out for charity scams during holidays--It is common at this time of year to receive calls from telemarketers asking for charitable donations to a wide range of charities. It is important to remember that even if you have put yourself on the Federal Do Not Call List for telemarketers, there is an exception for solicitations by charities, so you may be receiving a call on behalf of a real charity. Unfortunately, however, there is no way of knowing when you do receive a charitable solicitation by phone whether the person on the other end of the line is a scammer or not. –USA TODAY