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Photo: Snow fall

Snow is thrown from the top of a five-story pagoda at Dewa Sanzan Shrine in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Feb. 1. Read More

50M gallons of polluted water pours daily from U.S. mine sites

Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding streams and ponds without being treated. Read More

Ready to fight: Cory Booker shows his tough side to voters

Nearing the end of a lively town hall with hundreds of voters packed into an art gallery, Cory Booker surveyed the crowd and reassured them that his sunny, unity-first presidential campaign is also tough. Read More

Excitement builds over Tiger Woods’ first visit to Mexico

Take Tiger Woods somewhere new, such as Bellerive for the PGA Championship or Innisbrook for the Valspar Championship, and it can feel like a rock concert. This World Golf Championship brings another element, as it’s his first competition in Mexico. Read More

Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation after its lawsuit revealed that the U.S. government has shared its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities. Read More

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

As summit frenzy shakes Hanoi a week ahead of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un second summit with President Donald Trump, one hairdresser has begun offering free Trump or Kim hairstyles to about a dozen customers. Read More

Oklahoma man tells police he stole Pepsi truck to get to airport

Authorities say an Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck as the driver was unloading soda in the back. No one was hurt. Read More

Caesars Entertainment talks with billionaire investor Icahn

Caesars Entertainment said it has talked with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who began pushing for fundamental changes this week after revealing a 10 percent stake in the casino operator. Read More

Buzz Aldrin’s son tries to stop dad from moving assets

Buzz Aldrin’s son is trying to stop his father from transferring assets from a trust in the latest dispute between the Apollo 11 moonwalker and two of his children over whether he is capable of managing his affairs. Read More

After surgery, Michael Cohen’s prison date postponed to May

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom after his lawyer said he is still recovering from shoulder surgery and needs to prepare for congressional testimony. Read More

Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay lead ACM nominations

Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each, while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Read More

Southwest grapples with new labor, revenue problems

Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing its mechanics, suggesting that they are purposely grounding planes in order to gain leverage in new contract negotiations. Read More

As U.S. pushes to ban Huawei, U.K. considers softer approach

Britain can handle the security risks involved with using mobile networks made by China’s Huawei, the cybersecurity chief said, adding to a growing debate among countries on whether the company should be banned, as the U.S. wants. Read More

Lawmakers seek probe of ICE force-feeding of immigrants

Nearly 50 Democratic lawmakers called for a watchdog investigation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement today after the agency confirmed it had been force-feeding immigrant detainees on a hunger strike. Read More

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