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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo, University of New Hampshire scientists monitor the health of seagrass in the Great Bay in Durham, N.H. Federal officials have finalized a plan in November 2020 to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Michael Casey, File)

EPA finalizes water permit to help clean up the Great Bay

Nov. 24, 2020 5:48 PM EST

Federal officials finalized a plan Tuesday to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast with an approach that gives surrounding communities greater flexibility to address the problem. The Environmental Protection Agency, in the Clean Water Permit for the Great Bay in New Hampshire, calls...

In this March 2, 2020, photo provided by Naomi Worcester, a crew of workers unload gear as they arrive on Kure Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, one of the most remote places on Earth. Cut off from the rest of the planet since February, four environmental field workers are back, re-emerging into a changed society by the coronavirus outbreak. (Naomi Worcester/Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP)

The Latest: Hawaii imposes new COVID-19 travel restrictions

Nov. 19, 2020 11:18 PM EST

HONOLULU — Anyone flying to Hawaii will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result prior to their departure for the state, with the new rule going into effect two days before Thanksgiving, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday. Until now, passengers flying to the islands using a pre-travel testing...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks about House Republicans and the election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A few cracks but no big GOP break with Trump on Biden's win

Nov. 13, 2020 10:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful Republicans in Washington are standing firmly behind President Donald Trump and his unsupported claims of voter fraud for now, but new cracks emerged among GOP leaders elsewhere who believe it's time to treat Democrat Joe Biden like the president-elect he is. New...

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks about House Republicans and the election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A few cracks but no big GOP break with Trump on Biden's win

Nov. 12, 2020 8:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful Republicans in Washington stood firmly behind President Donald Trump and his unsupported claims of voter fraud on Thursday, but new cracks emerged among GOP leaders elsewhere who believe it's time to treat Democrat Joe Biden like the president-elect he is. New Hampshire...

Couple complain Animal Planet show cast them as pot growers

Nov. 11, 2020 1:00 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A couple say they were cast in a false light on an Animal Planet reality television show about state Fish and Game conservation officers, but a lawyer for the show's production companies disagreed in arguments before the New Hampshire Supreme Court. The court heard arguments Tuesday...

In this June 28, 2020 image provided by Mount Washington Observatory, Marty the cat walks on a boulder outside the Mount Washington Observatory in North Conway, N.H. The black Maine coon cat, who has patrolled the Northeast's highest peak for a dozen years as its weather observatory's mascot, has died. The Mount Washington Observatory staff have had a cat at the summit since 1932. (Ryan Knapp/Mount Washington Observatory via AP)

Cat at Northeast's highest peak dies after 12 years on duty

Nov. 9, 2020 5:43 PM EST

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A cat who patrolled the highest peak in the northeast U.S. for a dozen years as its weather observatory's mascot has died. Marty, a black Maine coon cat, succumbed to “an unforeseen illness," Mount Washington Summit Operations Manager Rebecca Scholand said in a news release...

2020 Latest: Biden campaign willing to fight Trump in court

Nov. 4, 2020 7:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 4 a.m. Democrat Joe Biden's campaign says it will fight any efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent ballots from being tabulated. In a statement sent before 4 a.m. Wednesday, Biden...

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

Nov. 4, 2020 5:57 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday morning, as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden battled for three familiar battleground states — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania — that could prove crucial in determining who...

Senate Latest: Kelly win gives Arizona 2 Democratic senators

Nov. 4, 2020 3:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate races in the 2020 election (all times local): 2:55 a.m. Democrat Mark Kelly has won the Arizona Senate seat once held by John McCain. The former astronaut defeated Republican Sen. Martha McSally, who was appointed to the seat after McCain’s death in 2018. It's...

Joe Biden wins New Hampshire

Nov. 3, 2020 10:55 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wins New Hampshire.