Conjoined Blackfoot twins continue to beat odds

Conjoined twins Callie and Carter Torres will celebrate their first birthday Jan. 30. Their parents, Nick and Chelsea Torres of Blackfoot, say their daughters are doing well. Submitted photo

BLACKFOOT — Conjoined twins Callie and Carter Torres were given a slim chance of survival while they were still in their mother’s womb, but they beat the odds then and are continuing to do so now.

Highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

In this Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 photo Caltrans workers clear mud from a section of center divider guardrail along the northbound US 101 in Montecito in Montecito, Calif., that was closed following flooding on Jan. 9. California officials say key coastal highway swamped by deadly mudslides has reopened Sunday, Jan 21, 2018, after nearly 2-week closure. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A coastal California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopened Sunday after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said.



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