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A protester carries a sign during a Women's March against sexual violence and the policies of the Trump administration Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Global female empowerment marches enter second dayDemonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched and chanted
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This 2010 photo provided by Alex Ocampo shows Fabiola Benitez, who as of Jan. 18, 2018 is still missing since mudslides hit the home she and her husband rented with his brother's family in Montecito, Calif., where they cared for million-dollar homes as gardeners and a housekeeper. Her 10-year-old son Jonathan was killed, her husband Victor Benitez and their 2-year-old son were injured and remain in the hospital. The Benitez family are part of Montecito's immigrant work force which suffered outsize losses in the Jan. 9 mudslides that killed 20 people, injured dozens and destroyed hundreds of homes in the star-studded community. Victor's brother, Antonio Benitez, also was injured and his wife and daughter were killed. (Alex Ocampo via AP)
The Latest: Authorities find body of missing mudslide victimThe Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a woman missing since recent mudslides struck a Southern California coastal town
The Associated Press8 hours ago
People taking part in a Women's March highlighting equal rights and equality for women walk past Trump International Hotel and Tower, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. On the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage votingDemonstrators from Los Angeles to New York march in support of female empowerment, denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on anniversary of his inauguration
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Actress Eva Longoria, center, speaks as she is joined by Natalie Portman, left, and Constance Wu at a Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
The Latest: Clinton lauds 'power and resilience' of womenHillary Clinton says women's marches around the United States and the world are 'a testament to the power and resilience of women everywhere'
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An advertisement for a cruise around the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island is placed at the entrance to Castle Clinton, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The National Park Service announced that the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island would be closed Saturday "due to a lapse in appropriations." Late Friday, the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
The Latest: Governor vows to reopen Statue of LibertyNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vowed to find state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty, which closed due to the federal government shutdown
The Associated Press12 hours ago
He Becomes Twitter Sensation With Very First PostGary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News . Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White...
Newser13 hours ago
Government Shutdown Could Be Here a WhileThe government shutdown, which started Saturday, could be here for a while, HuffPost warns. Negotiations between Democrats, Republicans, and the White House seem far off, with Republicans saying Democrats must vote to fund the government before they'll negotiate on immigration and Democrats saying they won't vote to fund the government...
Newser14 hours ago
In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Correction: Women's Marches storyCorrection: Women's Marches story
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Bank says executive is gone; no comment on harassment probeBank of America confirms high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it won't comment on reports of investigation into sexual harassment allegations
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - This undated file photo shows Piper the dog at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Mich. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at City Opera House in Traverse City for Piper, who became an internet sensation for keeping the northern Michigan airport’s runways free of critters. The 9-year-old dog was euthanized Jan. 3, 2018, after battling prostate cancer.  (Jan-Michael Stump/Traverse City Record-Eagle via AP, File)
Memorial service held for beloved Michigan airport dogHundreds of people have turned out to salute a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Asst. Police Chief Resigns Over Racist Facebook MessagesAn assistant police chief in Kentucky resigned after exchanging what a county attorney calls "highly disturbing racist and threatening Facebook messages" with a Louisville police recruit, the Courier-Journal reports. A letter from county attorney Mike O'Connell to Prospect Mayor John Evans detailing the contents of the messages, sent between assistant...
Newser15 hours ago
This photo provided by U.S. Geological Survey, sea turtle scientist Margaret Lamont pilots a boat loaded with 52 cold-stunned sea turtles scooped out of St. Josephs Bay in the Florida Panhandle. Lamont said cold-stunned sea turtles began appearing in St. Joseph Bay in early January 2018 as freezing temperatures gripped the region and water temperature in the Gulf of Mexico plummeted. "It’s now over 1,000, maybe up to 1,100," she told the Tampa Bay Times, referencing the number of turtles that had been collected so far from the bay. Usually that number is about 30 or 40. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
More than 1K cold-stunned sea turtles found in Florida bayMore than 1,000 sea turtles stunned by unusually cold weather have been rescued from a bay in the Florida Panhandle
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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