Anonymous donor drops gold coin worth $1,255 in Reno Salvation Army kettle

The one-ounce 1979 Krugerrand coin reportedly is worth $1,255.            from USATODAY – Nation Top Stories Advertisements

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Investigators obtained them from a federal agency, according to those familiar with the Trump transition organization.            from USATODAY – Nation Top Stories

Santa Barbara Prepares to Evacuate Zoo

Santa Barbara Zoo prepared for evacuation Saturday as California fires spread. Although the zoo itself has not been told to evacuate, neighboring areas were told to leave. Zoo Keepers are preparing head lamps in the event of a night evacuation. (Dec. 16)            from USATODAY – Nation Top Stories

Christie miffed after successor poses next to cutout photo of him on New Jersey beach

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy sends a “terrible message” by posing for the photo, Christie says.            from USATODAY – Nation Top Stories

2 arrested after Ohio mom of 9 dies from an overdose

The overdose death of a mother of nine in Ohio spurred police to appeal to the community for donations of coats and toys for the family.            from USATODAY – Nation Top Stories