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It's been more than a week since engineers at the nation's tallest dam noticed damage to an emergency spillway, starting a series of events that culminated with the two-day evacuation of nearly 200,000 California residents downstream from Oroville Dam. Here's what we know: ___...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well this season. Preliminary data suggest the vaccine is 48 percent effective. That's not bad since the bug that's making most people sick is one of the worst. Experts consider it a good year...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state's antidiscrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs. A lower court had...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Justice Department says a Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children has admitted to having gang ties and to having been arrested previously. The...
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge ruled for the second time that a criminal complaint against Gov. Chris Christie can go forward, saying Thursday the Republican governor knew lane closings at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 that led to the federal convictions of...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is once again seeking approval for a route through Nebraska. TransCanada said Thursday that it has filed an application with the state commission that regulates oil pipelines. The company's previous attempts to start...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state's antidiscrimination law. Barronelle Stutzman, a florist in Richland, Washington, had been fined by a lower court for...
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge says a criminal complaint against Republican Gov. Chris Christie over the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal in 2013 can go forward. Municipal Court Judge Roy McGeady announced his ruling Thursday in a complaint that accuses...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added to Monopoly in 1935. The move is part of a...