MB: Deadly house fire, post-Christmas retail and trauma teddy bears


Woman killed in Christmas morning house fire in West Central Spokane. (S-R)

Police deploy teddy bears to help children cope with traumatic situations. (KXLY)

How the regional railway system has dwindled in recent decades. (CdAPress)


New effort to limit influence on state attorneys general. (NYT)

After Christmas, retailers preparing for big discounts, crowds and return fraud. (LA Times)

Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners as conflict continues. (BBC)