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A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West on Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's. Giddy residents in...
MIAMI (AP) — On a bright New Year's Day in 2010, a small group of immigrants including a young couple in love laced up donated sneakers for a 1,500-mile march from Miami to Washington. The goal was simple: to call attention to the plight of youth like themselves living in the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A snowmobiler from Arizona who survived two nights in a remote northern Utah canyon built a snow cave and used pieces of his snowmobile to protect him from the cold. But he said in an interview Tuesday that he had little to drink after his bottles of...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In one of his final acts as governor, Democrat Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he will commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death-row inmates to life in prison. Two years ago, the General Assembly abolished the death penalty in the...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In one of his final acts as governor, Democrat Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he will commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death-row inmates to life in prison. Two years ago, the General Assembly abolished the death penalty in the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a pregnant woman who went into labor aboard a plane is being treated at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann says the woman went into labor Wednesday...
MIAMI (AP) — On a bright New Year's Day in 2010, a small group of immigrants including a young couple in love laced up donated sneakers for a 1,500-mile march from Miami to Washington. The goal was simple: to call attention to the plight of youth like themselves living in the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a flight is being diverted to Salt Lake City after a pregnant passenger went into labor. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann says the woman's went into labor Wednesday morning on a plane heading from San Francisco...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One fireworks coordinator has a request of Mother Nature in this city of glitzy shows: If you're going to let it snow on New Year's Eve, let it fall at the perfect moment — right before midnight when his show launches from the Las Vegas Strip. Phil Grucci,...