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The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release - and expecting thousands to take up the offer.
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It wasn't as many as in the global H1N1 pandemic of 2009, but this year's influenza vaccine program delivered a record 1.4 million seasonal doses to B.C. residents.
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The head of the New York Police Department admits he was caught off guard by the harsh response to a harmless attempt at community outreach on Twitter.
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OXFORD will learn on Friday whether a major scheme to prevent flooding on its major roads has cleared the latest hurdle.
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Marine One, carrying President Obama, takes an aerial tour of Oso, Wash., on Tuesday.
Marine One helicopter, carrying President Barack Obama, takes an aerial tour of Oso on Tuesda above the site of the deadly mudslide that struck the community in March.
Evidence of the mudslide's power was everywhere: trees ripped from the ground, a highway paved with mud and debris, a river's course altered.
Authorities announced Monday that the death toll from last month's mudslide near Oso, Wash., had risen to 41. Four people are still listed as missing.
The lingering drought has forced some Texas Panhandle school districts to dig wells or install artificial turf to keep athletic fields and campuses green.
Following Mexico's 7.2-magnitude earthquake on April 18, lawmakers and experts are calling for an early warning system for the West Coast.
Last fall, Lorrie Ourada took advantage of LADWP's cash for grass rebate by redoing her front yard.
A sea creature unfamiliar in Canadian waters has hitchhiked its way across the Pacific Ocean on a piece of suspected tsunami debris from Japan's 2011 earthquake.
President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes.
The University of Nevada, Reno Seismological Laboratory says the magnitude-3.1 temblor at 8:35 a.m. was centered 10 miles east of Hawthorne and some 140 miles southeast of Reno.
Cannon Michael's farm grows tomatoes, melons and onions, among other crops. This year, however, Michael will have to fallow one-fifth of the land due to the drought Cannon Michael runs an 11,000-acre farm in California's Central Valley.