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January 17, 2017

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  • Police run near the state prosecutors' office after a gunmen opened fire on the building in Cancun, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. A witness said the gunmen tossed two explosive devices at a perimeter wall, and a reporter at the scene saw police remove a body from a guard post near the building after the attack.
    3 dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said three people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at ...
  • Mother, teenage son arrested in shooting death of former Chaparral student
    Jan. 17, 2017
    The 17-year-old and his mother wanted in connection with the shooting death of Former Chaparral High star athlete Richard Nelson were arrested today ...
  • Police: Kids taken 3 decades ago are found, mom is arrested
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday. An anonymous tip two days before Christmas led police to Kimberly and Kelly Yates and their 69-year-old mother, Elaine, said ...
  • 1 Marine killed, 1 injured in exercise at California base
    Jan. 17, 2017
    The Marine Corps says one Marine was killed and another was injured during a live-fire training exercise at a California desert base. Lt. Karen Holliday told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the accident occurred at 5:05 p.m. Friday at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base in ...
  • The boyhood home of President-elect Donald Trump is shown on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in New York.
    Bids taken on Donald Trump's first childhood home
    Jan. 17, 2017
    The owner of President-elect Donald Trump's first childhood home is weighing bids after the New York City house went up for auction for the second time in three months. The deadline for written bids passed Tuesday afternoon. The seller has ...
  • New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez acknowledges the crowd as he walks onto the field for a ceremony prior to his final baseball game with the team, against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in New York.
    A-Rod takes swing at new TV show for cash-strapped jocks
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to big money. Now the former New York Yankees slugger will host a new CNBC show in which he guides financially distressed athletes. The network said Tuesday it ordered a pilot. The show's working title is ...
  • George Beall, attorney who led Spiro Agnew prosecution, dies
    Jan. 17, 2017
    George Beall, the federal attorney who headed the investigation and prosecution that led to Spiro Agnew's resignation as vice president, has died, his wife says. Carolyn Beall said by phone that her husband died Sunday at their home in ...
  • In this April 26, 2015, file photo, Betty White accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Burbank, Calif.
    Fans celebrate Betty White on actress' 95th birthday
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Betty White says the best thing about being 95 is that she's still employed. The actress is celebrating her birthday Tuesday. She tells Yahoo's Katie Couric that she's "most grateful" for still getting job offers. She says she appreciates "the fact that people have been ...
  • In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, then-Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.
    Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds
    Jan. 17, 2017
    President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the convicted Army leaker to go free nearly three decades early as part of a sweeping move to offer clemency in ...
  • Suspect in Las Vegas slaying shot by police in California
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Authorities say a man suspected of a slaying last year in Las Vegas has been shot and wounded by police in Southern California. A task force of ...
  • Man injured in rollover crash dies at hospital
    Jan. 17, 2017
    A man ejected from his car when it veered off the road in the southwest valley on Jan. 7 has died at the hospital, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Brandon Webb, 28, succumbed ...
  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence walks through the halls of Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
    Pence promises big investment in infrastructure
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence is pledging to a group of mayors that the Trump administration will make a serious investment in infrastructure. Speaking Tuesday to a meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors, Pence said President-elect Donald Trump told him to ...
  • Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump
    Jan. 17, 2017
    As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about ...
  • University of California's Napolitano in hospital for cancer
    Jan. 17, 2017
    The University of California says President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, is undergoing treatment for cancer and is hospitalized with complications. The Office of the President said in a statement Tuesday that Napolitano was diagnosed last August, but it didn't say ...
  • Members of the Desert Pines High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day July 20, 2016 at the South Point. They include, from top left, Poutasi Poutasi, Edgar Burrola, Randal Grimes. Middle left, Jalen Graves,  Eddie Heckard, Jauta'e Collins. Bottom left, Tony Fields, Isaiah Morris, and Marckell Grayson.
    Auburn 'set the bar pretty high' for Desert Pines lineman Poutasi Poutasi
    Jan. 17, 2017
    Poutasi Poutasi elected to spend his first official visit at Auburn, and said the Tigers "set the bar pretty high." The offensive guard at Desert Pines in Las Vegas arrived on ...
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