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Charities feeling flush despite tax law change

Year-end holiday giving is make-or-break time for America's charitable sector. Donors who give now may feel compelled by the spirit of the season, but many of them also know that they can soon write off their gifts on their taxes and recoup a portion of their money.

Coast Guard serviceman kills wife, child, himself in Florida

John Presnar, a U.S . Coast Guard serviceman based in Miami Beach, killed his wife and child before killing himself, officials confirmed. His second child was transported to a nearby hospital.