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FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Dallas Seavey poses with his lead dogs Reef, left, and Tide after finishing the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Seavey won his third straight Iditarod, for his fourth overall title in the last five years. Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday identified Seavey as the musher who had four dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever after finishing the race last March in Nome. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
4-time Iditarod winner speaks about dog doping caseThe world's most famous sled dog race was thrown into a frenzy Monday as the race's governing board and one of its most decorated mushers were in open conflict over a dog-doping incident
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Swim instructor Daphne Trager leads an exercise session at Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. Temperatures in some parts of Southern California climbed into the upper 90s and over 100 on Monday as authorities warned of several days of dangerously high heat plus gusty Santa Ana winds that boost the risk of wildfires. (Walt Mancini/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
Southern California facing dangerous heat for second daySouthern California facing dangerous heat for second day
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco.  The murder trial started Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, for Garcia Zarate, a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier on July 1, 2015. Garcia Zarate has said the shooting was accidental. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
Murder trial starts for man who stoked US immigration debateA prosecutor says a Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. The top lawyers for 19 states will urge a federal judge Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, to force Trump's administration to pay health care subsidies he abruptly cut off earlier this month. State attorneys general, led by California Democrat Xavier Becerra, argue the monthly payments are required under former President Barack Obama's health care law, and cutting them off will harm consumers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Judge skeptical of need to reinstate Trump health care cutsAn attorney for California was grilled by a federal judge skeptical of a push by 18 states to immediately reinstate "Obamacare" subsidies cut off by the Trump administration
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE – In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams arrives for his arraignment on bribery and extortion charges at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court disbarred Williams, the city of Philadelphia's former top prosecutor, in a Thursday, Oct. 19 order retroactive to when the court suspended his license on April 13, the latest blow to the jailed ex-district attorney, who pleaded guilty in a bribery scandal in June 2017. Williams faces up to five years in prison at his sentencing scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 24.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Ex-Philadelphia district attorney set to be sentencedPhiladelphia's former top prosecutor is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty in a corruption scandal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017 file photo, a row of chimneys stand in a neighborhood devastated by a wildfire near Santa Rosa, Calif. CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant said Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, the estimate of homes and structures destroyed was boosted from 6,900 late last week to 8,400 as officials neared completion of their damage assessment. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in lossesA federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, fires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2012, file photo, Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, speaks at the Capitol in Salem, Ore. Democratic Sen. Sara Gesler, who accused Kruse of inappropriate touching, said Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, that she heard accounts from other women in the Oregon State Capitol of such behavior by men. Kruse, whose committee assignments were removed last week as a punishment, says he hasn't been informed what he's accused of, and that he's been denied due process. (Timothy J. Gonzalez/Statesman-Journal via AP, File)
Oregon state senator: Sexual harassment common in CapitolA female state senator who accused a male colleague of inappropriate touching says she heard accounts from other women in the Oregon State Capitol of such behavior by men
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, debris scatters a destroyed community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash but rejects requests from the powerful Texas and Florida congressional delegations for additional money to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The measure is sure to sail through a Monday, Oct. 23, procedural vote and a final vote is expected no later than Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Senate advances $36.5 billion disaster relief packageThe Senate Monday gave a preliminary OK to a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash and keep the federal flood insurance program from running out of money to pay claims
The Associated Press3 hours ago
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump talks during a town hall meeting on Tax Reform at the Northampton Township Senior Center in Richboro, Pa., Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
Ivanka Trump says tax plan addresses needs of US familiesIvanka Trump is calling tax reform the top priority of her father's administration and something necessary to address the new realities of the modern American family
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2015, file photo, volunteers help raise the Iditarod finishers banner at the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska. Scores of mushers are demanding organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race identify a musher with several dogs that tested positive for a prohibited drug in this year's race. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
The Latest: Iditarod champ denies giving dogs banned drugsIditarod officials identified four-time champion Dallas Seavey as the musher whose dogs tested positive for a banned substance
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. The top lawyers for 19 states will urge a federal judge Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, to force Trump's administration to pay health care subsidies he abruptly cut off earlier this month. State attorneys general, led by California Democrat Xavier Becerra, argue the monthly payments are required under former President Barack Obama's health care law, and cutting them off will harm consumers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Judge: Trump's health care cuts don't pose immediate threatA federal judge says California and other states have protected consumers from the Trump administration's decision to cut off "Obamacare" health care subsidies, so people don't face an immediate threat of higher costs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 photo, signs, flowers and other items collect at a memorial for missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews at a tree behind her home in Richardson, Texas. Police said they've found the body of a small child on Sunday, not far from the home of Mathews, who's been missing since early this month. Her father, Wesley Mathews, has told authorities he ordered the child to stand next to a tree behind the fence at their home around 3 a.m. on Oct. 7 as punishment for not drinking her milk and she went missing. Police say the body hasn't been positively identified. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
Father of missing girl charged with first-degree felonyThe father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after giving new answers to investigators voluntarily submitting to new questioning about his daughter's disappearance
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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