Del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Oscar statuettes appear backstage at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and “Mudbound” director of photography Rachel Morrison made history as the first woman nominated for best cinematography in nominations announced Tuesday for the 90th annual Academy Awards.

Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warning; no wave reported

Map locates magnitude 8.2 quake off Alaska coast; 1c x 2 1/4 inches; 46.5 mm x 57 mm;

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.

Utah bill would ban abortions based on Down syndrome

Republican Rep. Karianne Lisonbee of Clearfield, speaks during news conference at the Utah State Capitol Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Lisonbee wants to bar doctors from performing abortions sought because of a diagnosis of Down syndrome even though legislative lawyers warn that there's a high probability that a court will find the law unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker introduced legislation Monday to bar doctors from performing abortions sought because the fetus has Down syndrome, despite legislative lawyers warning that a court likely would find it unconstitutional.

Tribal youth follow in snowshoe steps of ancestors at Tahoe

In this Jan. 2, 2018 photo, Ashlin Smokey, a member of the Washoe Tribe in northern Nevada, pauses during her first time out on snowshoes on the outskirts of Hope Valley, Calif., southwest of Lake Tahoe. She was among the youths who followed in the footsteps of their ancestors to traditional fishing grounds as part of a cultural program sponsored by the tribe during the winter break. (Claire Cudahy/The Tahoe Tribune via AP)

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Native American youths in northern Nevada did more than listen to lectures and read about the history of their ancestors during the winter break program run by the Washoe Tribe’s cultural department.

Montana mandates ‘net neutrality’ for state contracts

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, Montana Governor Steve Bullock speaks before a U.S. Senate committee Capitol Hill in Washington. The Democrat signed an executive order Monday prohibiting telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File )

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana on Monday became the first state to bar telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps, under an order from Gov. Steve Bullock intended to protect so-called net neutrality.

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