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  • newAlaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground....
    - 33 mins ago 23 Jan 18, 1:07pm -
  • newLatest: Fire chief praises calm reaction after Alaska quake
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Latest on an Alaska earthquake that prompted a tsunami warning for coastal Alaska, Canada's British Columbia and the West Coast of the U.S. (all times local):...
    - 37 mins ago 23 Jan 18, 1:03pm -
  • newCosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his cri…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 10:06am -
  • newPennsylvania court throws out congressional boundaries
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the state's widely criticized congressional map Monday, granting a major victory to Democrats who alleged the 18 districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 9:24am -
  • newHope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The announcement that Puerto Rico's governor is moving to privatize the U.S. territory's public power company has many on the island of 3.3 million people asking whether this will finally bring them more…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 8:20am -
  • newGun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting
    The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 8:18am -
  • newSurvey: Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issue
    BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. mayors increasingly view climate change as a pressing urban issue, so much so that many advocate policies that could inconvenience residents or even hurt their cities financially....
    - 7 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 7:03am -
  • newVictims of sports doctor's abuse draw strength from others
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Clasina Syrovy would change the subject whenever someone asked if she knew former sports doctor Larry Nassar or mentioned news coverage of the unfolding scandal over his sexual abuse of young gymnasts....
    - 7 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 6:33am -
  • newJury: Ex-Sheriff Clarke did not violate man's free speech
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man's free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight, a federal…
    - 8 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 6:06am -
  • newTrump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers....
    - 9 hours ago 23 Jan 18, 4:33am -