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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sensing a Republican tidal wave, President Bill Clinton worried in the summer of 1994 that Republicans were energized heading into the midterm elections while his Democratic base was deflated.
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A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the sea off India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
A relative of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 takes a photo of a slideshow displaying the chronology of events since the plane went missing during a press conference held by Hugh Dunleavy, right bottom, commercial director of Malaysia Airlines at right in a hotel in Beijing, China, Friday, March 14, 2014.
6 hrs ago | Press-Telegram
California's historic drought has folks discussing ways to curtail water use in the garden.
10 hrs ago | Ohio.com
The medical examiner in northeast Ohio's Cuyahoga County said Thursday that heroin killed 195 people there in 2013.
15 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
In this April 8, 2011 file photo, a welcome sign for Fargo, N.D., sits in the rising floodwaters of the Red River as a flood engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at left, inspects the levee protecting the downtown area.
The 2:06 a.m. quake had a magnitude of 6.3 according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Adichie, whose other works include "Half of a Yellow Sun," was chosen over "The Goldfinch" author Donna Tartt and three other finalists.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday in the sea that separates three of Japan's main islands, about 100 miles southwest of Hiroshima, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The winter of 2013-14 was a tale of two extremes, with intense cold and heavy snow in the north-central U.S. and record-breaking warmth and drought in the West, especially California.
California water officials are planning to temporarily dam three channels on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to keep out salty ocean water if the state's drought persists.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake struck at 7:11 p.m. about 34 miles south of the community of Lone Pine, near the south end of Sequoia National Forest.
A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings on Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing.
The first quake was reported at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday 14 miles east-northeast of Anthony in Harper County, Kan.
A state park in the Texas Panhandle has reopened following a wildfire that scorched about 15 acres and closed the site for a day.
With 2013 the driest year on record and 2014 possibly worse, the devastation of California's drought is trickling down to crops, fields, farmers markets, grocery stores -- and the kitchen table.