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HONOLULU (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a Hawaii volcano to study human behavior for long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars. The six crew members head into their new home Thursday on the Big...
SALEM, N.J. (AP) — Although he's a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, a 91-year-old New Jersey man will still be traveling to Washington to witness his 18th presidential inauguration in person. WCAU-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/2k2DbtZ ) B. Harold Smick Jr. still can vividly...
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice at the same time rising temperatures in Portland raised the prospect of flooding after the largest...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man says a tough-talking, cowboy-hat wearing Wisconsin sheriff detained him after a flight because the man shook his head at the lawman, who has gained a national prominence for his outspoken support of Donald Trump. Dan Black said in a complaint...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500-turbine first phase...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska volcano active since mid-December has erupted again. Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian lslands erupted at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday and sent up an ash cloud estimated at 31,000 feet. The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation threat code to...
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice at the same time rising temperatures in Portland raised the prospect of flooding after the largest...
MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a woman is recovering after a harrowing rescue caught on tape when she slid down a snow-covered ridge while hiking in Southern California. It happened Monday afternoon as 34-year-old Jennifer Fujita and her brother were hiking down the...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Newly bolstered Republican majorities are moving quickly in several states to diminish the power of organized labor with new laws prohibiting mandatory union fees in workplaces. So-called right-to-work laws could get votes Thursday in the Missouri...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A chief judge in Northern Illinois says more officers are needed to comply with an Illinois...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state of Illinois is offering free income tax preparation and filing for low-income...
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sebastian Saiz scored 19 points and hauled in 10 rebounds as Ole Miss defeated Missouri 75-71...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Grigson spent tens of millions in free agency, trying to turn the Indianapolis Colts into...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Grigson spent tens of millions in free agency, trying to turn the Indianapolis Colts into...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the...