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Anti-Trump protesters line the sidewalks as President Donald Trump's motorcade returns to Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, after Trump played golf at Trump International Golf Club. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 15, 2018 - 3:51 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump marked his first Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday largely out of sight, buffeted by accusations that he used a racially tinged word to describe African countries and scoffed at the suggestion of admitting more Haitians to the U.S...
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January 12, 2018 - 12:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scientists say a 199-mph (320-kph) gust that blasted a mountaintop at the Alpine Meadows ski resort last February was the strongest wind ever recorded in California. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday it was also the strongest non-tornado wind in...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:59 am
YORK, Maine (AP) — Beachgoers in Maine have caught an unusual sight — an ice skater's blades gliding over frozen sand and surf. Grant Long celebrated his 18th birthday Saturday by skating on the newfound patch of ice after record-low temperatures caused Long Sands Beach to freeze over. Long's...
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Signs warning homeless residents they'll need to move out of a two-mile long encampment are posted in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Orange County has long announced plans to clear the area of tents and tarps and officials say they will start doing so on Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
January 08, 2018 - 6:29 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California on Monday notified hundreds of homeless people camped out along a dusty riverbed near a baseball stadium that they must move starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment near the stadium of the Los Angeles Angels team...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo a cyclist passes the row of tents and tarps along the Santa Ana riverbed near Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. Orange County officials are putting hundreds of homeless camped out along the dusty riverbed near Angel Stadium on notice: they have to move out starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, said Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the county sheriff's department. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 08, 2018 - 3:48 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Southern California's Orange County on Monday put hundreds of homeless camped out along a dusty riverbed near a baseball stadium on notice that they must move starting in two weeks. Formal notices were posted at the encampment near the stadium of the Los Angeles...
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January 07, 2018 - 10:39 am
NEWCOMB, N.Y. (AP) — For the fifth year in a row, New York state is welcoming cross-country skiers and snowshoers this winter to open house weekends at a historic Adirondack great camp. Camp Santanoni in Newcomb was one of the earliest great camps built by wealthy families beginning in the late...
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March 02, 2017 - 10:33 am
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — A 24-year-old snowshoe racer from India has been charged in New York's Adirondack Mountains with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Tanveer Hussain, of Kashmir, who competed last weekend at the World Snowshoe Championships in Saranac Lake, is accused of...
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Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, checks the weight of the snowpack on a scale held by Armando Quintero, chairman of the California Water Commission during the third manual snow survey of the season at Phillips Station, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, near Echo Summit, Calif. The survey showed the snowpack at 179 percent of normal for this location at this time of year.The state's electronic snow monitors say the Sierra Nevada snowpack is at 185 percent of normal. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 01, 2017 - 5:02 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — The Sierra Nevada snowpack is close to setting records notched more than three decades ago — a welcome sight after five years of punishing drought in California, surveyors said Wednesday. A series of storms that doused the state in the first two months of the year...
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