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Avalanche deaths persist despite improved forecasting

Jan. 23, 2022 12:55 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — When Knox Williams first started warning people about avalanches in Colorado from his small office in Fort Collins, there was only one way to receive the information: People had to call an avalanche hotline on a landline and listen to his recording of the forecast. ...

Today in History

Jan. 20, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 20, the 20th day of 2022. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 20, 1942, Nazi officials held the notorious Wannsee conference, during which they arrived at their “final...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jan. 18, 2022 17:42 PM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Jan. 16, 2022. Editorial: Supporting Nebraska tourism is good for everyone The Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts have lots of ideas for spending money in a state that is flush with cash. Thanks in part to more than $1...

Timeline of NBA in 1980s as league celebrates 75th season

Jan. 17, 2022 10:46 AM EST

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1980s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: Feb. 22, 1980: The U.S. men’s ice hockey team beats the Soviet Union 4-3 in the...

By the numbers: Stats that tell story of Biden's first year

Jan. 16, 2022 12:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — By some counts, President Joe Biden can lay claim to a banner first year in office. But numbers also reveal plenty of setbacks. Most in the United States got their COVID-19 vaccines, but other countries fared better. Economic growth surged; so did inflation....

Second gentleman Emhoff acts as public link to White House

Jan. 15, 2022 08:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As America’s first second gentleman, Doug Emhoff has attended a U.S. naturalization ceremony in New York, dished up spaghetti and chocolate milk to kids at a YMCA near New Orleans and reminisced with second graders in Detroit about an early job at McDonald's. ...

Ex-EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler

Jan. 14, 2022 13:43 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees urged the Virginia Senate on Friday to oppose the nomination of former EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler to GOP Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin's Cabinet. Youngkin announced last week that he had selected...

Text of Ivey's State of the State Address

Jan. 11, 2022 20:00 PM EST

Text of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's State of the State address. Remarks as prepared. Lieutenant Governor Ainsworth, President Pro Tempore Reed, Speaker McCutcheon, Speaker Pro Tempore Gaston, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice Parker, justices of the Alabama Supreme...

Today in History

Jan. 11, 2022 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 11, the 11th day of 2022. There are 354 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument (it became a national...

Biden shied away from news conferences, interviews in Year 1

Jan. 09, 2022 11:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what's become a familiar scene, President Joe Biden lingered after delivering a recent speech on the pandemic as reporters fired a barrage of questions. He bristled at a query about the shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests, answered another about omicron-spurred...