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  • Accidents and disasters

    Avalanche buries mountain highway between Reno, Lake Tahoe

    RENO, Nev. (AP) Another winter storm dumped record-breaking rain on Reno and pummeled the Sierra Nevada with 3 feet of snow on Tuesday, triggering an avalanche that buried a major highway near Lake Tahoe.Up to another foot of snow was possible...

    By Scott Sonner, Associated Press|

  • News

    Judge orders government to identify Jan. 28-29 travelers

    NEW YORK (AP) The government must release to civil rights lawyers the names of approved refugees, valid visa holders and other legal travelers subjected to Republican President Donald Trump's travel ban in the day after a judge first ruled...

    By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press|

  • News

    Giant cross at former Holy Land theme park is vandalized

    WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) Vandals have defaced a giant cross overlooking a Connecticut city from the site of the former Holy Land theme park.Several green pentagrams and a large letter T were spray-painted near the bottom of the 52-foot-tall cross...

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  • News

    Q&A: Becoming a US citizen _ who can do it, and how?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Immigrant advocates say they've seen a huge spike in calls and questions about how people can become U.S. citizens since President Trump's executive orders on immigration and travel.Many of these immigrants have lived in the...

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  • Business

    Deal reached over unfinished development tied to Trump aide

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) The remaining condo owner in a failed New Jersey waterfront development has reached an undisclosed settlement with a New York-based real estate company tied to Republican President Donald Trump's son-in-law.NJ.com...

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  • Business

    Woman rescued after car goes down steep hill, snags in tree

    MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) Rescuers used ropes and a pulley to haul a woman to safety after her car went down a steep hill and snagged in a tree just above a Kentucky creek.It happened Sunday afternoon in Clay County at a spot called Cotton Bend....

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  • Business

    Markets Right Now: US indexes gain, remain at record highs

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):11:45 a.m.Stocks are trading at record highs on Wall Street as the market resumed its climb after a holiday break.Energy companies rose in midday trading Tuesday...

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  • Business

    Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

    CHICAGO (AP) Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements.While testosterone use for one year...

    By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer|

  • Environment

    Skiers briefly stranded on lift after outage at resort

    WRIGHTWOOD, Calif. (AP) About three dozen skiers and snowboarders were stuck on a chairlift for more than an hour during a power outage at Southern California's Mountain High resort.The San Bernardino County Fire Department says several riders...

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  • News

    FBI assessing threat against Muslims made during meeting

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) The FBI says it's looking into reports of death threats made against Muslims during a meeting of conservative activists in North Carolina.Local news outlets report Monday the Council on American-Islamic Relations asked...

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