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  • Tahoe tourism officials borrow ideas from Utah

    STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Tourism officials from several key Lake Tahoe agencies have paid a visit to Park City, Utah, to catch a glimpse at how another mountain town operates and manages its major challenges. Participants had the chance to explore several facets of the city, including public...

  • Mob in Dominican Republic lynches Haitian father

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic say a Haitian man has died after being attacked by a mob for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter. A police statement says the incident happened in a village north of Santo Domingo late Saturday. It says Jean...

  • APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in...

  • ID, NV, UT have among highest payday loan rates

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho, Nevada and Utah have among the nation's highest interest rates for payday loans, according to a report. The study, released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts, found their rates are so high mainly because they're among only seven states that impose no legal...

  • Bee colonies damaged after almond pollination

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California beekeepers say pesticides may be to blame for the death or damage of as many as 80,000 bee colonies after the insects pollinated almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley. Some believe pesticides used on almond orchards could be sickening or killing the...

  • What's wrong with victims' rights laws?

    Criminals are generally despised, and cops are not universally beloved. But one participant in the criminal justice system has no enemies: victims of crime. They're the Sara Lee of American politics. Everybody doesn't like someone, but nobody doesn't like victims. The movement to protect this...

  • Smithsonian to host summer sleepovers for students

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A "Night at the Museum" will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer. The Smithsonian Associates will host Smithsonian Sleepovers at the National Museum of American History and National Museum of Natural History. The program is for children ages 8 to 12 and...

  • Past work credited for luring data center to Iowa

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — West Des Moines officials say their past work with major companies played an important role in attracting a $1.1 billion Microsoft data center to their city. Microsoft approached West Des Moines about the project roughly five years ago but had concerns over...

  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms

    NEW YORK — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms — visitors using its websites...

  • Older voters aren't fooled by Obamacare hype

    Census stats from 2010 tell us there are about 40 million Americans 65 and older today -- 17 million are men and 23 million women, give or take a half million since the data is getting as old as the country. Eighty million more Americans are between the ages 45 and 64, and about 3.5 million...

  • Sharp Elbows in Republican primaries

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — There's been no free path to potential victory for Barbara Comstock as she tries to win the Republican primary contest next Saturday for the 10th Congressional District in northern Virginia. The front-runner has the blessing of most Republican elders and has already...

  • Ex-Supreme Court justice says politics can be factor on retiring

    John Paul Stevens says he thinks it's appropriate for Supreme Court justices to factor in political considerations when weighing a decision to retire. "I think certainly it's natural and an appropriate thing to think about your successor," the retired justice told ABC's "This Week" in an...

  • Respect the law and stop playing politics with immigration

    Herman Bottcher got around. Born in Landsberg, Germany, he immigrated to Australia with his uncle. Then, in 1930, he immigrated to the United States. Two years later he applied for "first papers," the right to U.S. citizenship. He was going to college in California when the Spanish Civil War...

  • Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said. The airline said Flight 192 to Bangalore in southern India...

  • Person of interest sought in deadly Va. fire

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Petersburg police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a house fire that killed four people. Police spokeswoman Esther Hyatt said Sunday that 47-year-old Alexander Roosevelt Hill Jr. is wanted by Petersburg police for violating a protective order,...



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