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Yosemite National Park hikers trapped in crevasse get helicopter rescue

Central Division Air Operations(NEW YORK) — Video has been released of two hikers being rescued by helicopter after getting trapped at Yosemite National Park.The rescue took place on the morning of Jan. 16, after the pair got stuck in a crevasse on the North Dome the night before.In a video posted on the California Highway…read more »

DACA to continue with Supreme Court mum on Trump request to act now

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) — As it concludes its January session, the Supreme Court is taking no action on cases involving the DACA program, leaving in place for at least several more months protections for 700,000 immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children.President Donald Trump moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative in…read more »

Tentative deal reached in LA teachers strike offers higher salaries, smaller class sizes

ogolne/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — The union representing striking Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative deal with the school district Tuesday that includes increasing teachers’ pay and shrinking their class sizes.”This is a good agreement. This is a historic agreement,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said.The mayor does not have authority over the school district but urged…read more »

Police officer shot in face at traffic stop in Michigan, manhunt underway

Michigan State Police(SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich.) — A manhunt is underway in Michigan after a police officer was shot in the face at a traffic stop Tuesday, state police said.Authorities are trying to locate Joshua Michael Rosebush, 29, considered armed and dangerous, in connection with the shooting of a Saginaw Township officer, Michigan State Police officials…read more »

Arctic blast loosens grip on East Coast as new storm slams Rockies

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The brutal arctic air will soon lose its grip on the East Coast, while out west, a new storm is slamming the Rockies.Temperatures were brutal on the East Coast Monday, with wind chills reaching minus 30 degrees in Albany, minus 17 in New York City, minus 16 in Boston and minus…read more »

Body found in creek bed matches description of missing Texas mom: Police

D-Keine/iStock(ENNIS, Texas) — A body discovered in a creek bed Monday may be a Texas mother who mysteriously vanished over two weeks ago, police said.Emily Wade, 38, who lives with her mother and 7-year-old daughter, was last seen leaving her home on Jan. 5, her mother said, according to police in the town of Ennis.On…read more »