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FILE - In this April 2, 2016, file photo, former President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova and Oklahoma in Houston. Houston-area media are quoting former President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff as saying that Bush has been hospitalized in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalizedFormer President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he is in intensive care for pneumonia and she is being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This Aug. 9, 2015 photo provided by the University of Hawaii shows the interior of the domed structure that will house six researchers for eight months in an environment meant to simulate an expedition to Mars, on Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii. The group will enter the dome Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, and spend eight months together in the 1,200 square foot research facility in a study called Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS). They will have no physical contact with any humans outside their group, experience a 20-minute delay in communications and are required to wear space suits whenever they leave the compound. (Sian Proctor/University of Hawaii via AP)
NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to MarsA 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 Associated Press5 hours ago
The Denali State Bank sign along Chena Pump Road in Fairbanks, Alaska, reflects the frigid temperatures that have enveloped the interior of the state Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (Eric Engman/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via AP)
Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handleThe temperature in Alaska's second-largest city never reached 30 degrees below zero last winter, but Mother Nature is making up for it this year
The Associated Press7 hours ago
91-year-old man to attend 18th presidential inaugurationAlthough 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
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Staunton, Va., resident, Chuck Troutman, holds a sign in remembrance of the Harvey family outside the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Troutman demonstrated in support of the execution of Ricky Gray who is scheduled to be executed for the murders of the Harvey family Wednesday at the Correctional Center. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executedA man convicted of killing a family of four, slashing their throats and setting their home ablaze after they left their front door open while preparing for a New Year's Day party in 2006, has been executed in Virginia
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Tow truck driver Donny Callahan prepares to pull a semi truck out of a ditch in Troutdale, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. An ice storm shut down parts of major highways and interstates Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington stateAn ice storm has shut down parts of major highways and interstates in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An electric vehicle charging station awaits a vehicle in the parking lot at the Hawaii State Legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 in Honolulu. Renewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its energy from renewable sources in 2045. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportationRenewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its from renewable sources in 2045
The Associated Press12 hours ago
California withdraws immigrant health care requestCalifornia's health exchange is withdrawing its request to sell unsubsidized insurance policies to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States after learning the decision would fall to President-elect Donald Trump's administration
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A GoFundMe poster for slain Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton is seen during a news press conference at the Orlando Police headquarters in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Markeith Loyd, the suspect in the fatal shooting of Clayton, was captured Tuesday night after eluding a massive manhunt for more than a week, authorities said. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Suspect in Florida officer's killing released from hospitalAuthorities asked the courts on Wednesday to deny bond for the suspect in last week's fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer as he was hospitalized for most of the day with injuries he got during his arrest
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An American flag flies upside down after being torn from its lanyard during a winter storm on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in the Chinatown district of Oakland, Calif. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with a new series of rain storms. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
First of 3 more storms hits California as drought retreatsThe worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that have drenched much of the state since the fall and are lining up again
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Judge revokes bail for hip-hop podcast host in murder caseA judge has revoked bail for a hip-hop podcast host arrested in connection with a New York City concert venue shooting that left a rapper's bodyguard dead
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2012 file photo, Rachel Schaefer, of Denver, smokes marijuana on the official opening night of Club 64, a marijuana-specific social club, where a New Year's Eve party was held in Denver. Denver is starting work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places like restaurants, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in DenverDenver has started work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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