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Commuters warned of extreme delays because of cracked bridge

Engineers will need at least two weeks to get a handle on the repairs required to fix a heavily traveled bridge between Pennsylvania and New Jersey after one of its steel supports fractured cleanly into two pieces, a highly unusual event that had some experts suspecting a flawed, 6-decade-old weld.

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If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.

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Fire Chief Stephen Robbins talks about residential fire in Cahokia

Cahokia, IL Fire Chief Stephen Robbins talks about a residential fire that happened around 4 p.m. Monday at 143 St. Thomas. No one was injured in the blaze.
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Fire Chief Stephen Robbins talks about residential fire in Cahokia 0:36

Fire Chief Stephen Robbins talks about residential fire in Cahokia

Windy day peels stone from 12-story building 0:24

Windy day peels stone from 12-story building

Why you should take care of your mental health 1:39

Why you should take care of your mental health

Longtime Signal Hill fire chief retires 1:28

Longtime Signal Hill fire chief retires