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.

Women’s marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

People cheer during a women's march rally Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women’s marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.

New tax bill will provides boost to booming beer industry

In this Jan. 4, 2018, photo, Erin Krueger pours a pitcher of their Ski Socks American Sour at the Great Northern Brewing Company in Whitefish, Mont. (Brenda Ahearn/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A piece of legislation passed by Congress last month as part of the federal tax reform plan is poised to benefit beer brewers across Montana.

Former pro baseball player still in a league of her own

Lois Youngen, of Eugene, shows the 10 inch baseball that she used while addressing an audience at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Youngen was one of the 550 women who played professional baseball for 4 years after WWII. Their story was told in the film "A League of Their Own." (Collin Andrew/The Register-Guard via AP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Growing up in rural Ohio in the 1940s and ’50s, Lois Youngen often heard that a woman’s place was in the home.

Utah woman’s nonprofit mails thousands of books to prisons

In this Dec. 22, 2017, photo, Toby Lafferty, founder of Books Inside, selects books in Salt Lake City to be sent to a new prison in Texas. Men and women in 35 prisons and jails in 13 states nationwide depend on Lafferty and her Millcreek-based nonprofit, Books Inside, for a monthly supply of books to expand often decrepit libraries. (Ravell Call/The Deseret News via AP)

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A nonprofit run by a Utah woman supplies books to men and women in 35 prisons in 13 states, helping to restock prison libraries often filled with decrepit texts.

Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some U.S. parks open, some not

James Kristy and Ginger Lee of Palm Beach County, Fla., walk the boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park’s Mammoth Hot Springs on Saturday, Jan 20 2017 Visitors can still ride snowmobiles and snow coaches into Yellowstone National Park to gaze at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.

One arrest as thousands turn out for Seattle women’s march

Alawn Chiefstick, center, 14 and Cassady Jackson, 15 of Suquamish listen to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's group speak during the Seattle Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP)

SEATTLE (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through Seattle Saturday for the one-year anniversary of events supporting women’s rights and other causes.

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