States that have embraced the health care law continued to outperform those where political opposition remains strong.
Organizers don’t expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Rescuers brought heavy earth-moving equipment to help rescue the mammals who all survived the ordeal.
A single mother with four children emerged as the winner of a massive jackpot with the North Carolina Education Lottery on Monday, claiming $127 million in a lump sum.
The entangled whale was first spotted on Feb. 13 heading up Hawaii’s Hamakua coastline. Due to lack of standby support, the remote location and poor weather and sea conditions, officials could not immediately respond.
The total is one more than last week. It was posted Monday on an Internet site by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg.
The concept is similar to a kids section that Netflix set up on its Internet video subscription service more than three years ago.
While the puppy is getting a happy ending, abandoning animals is against the law. Hutto Police say anyone caught in the act could spend a year in jail, and face a $2,000 fine.
Mary Lamminen, of St. Paul, said while shopping Sunday that she’s more afraid of the cold weather than the threat made by al-Qaida-linked rebels that urges Muslims to attack shopping malls.
The results add weight to Obama’s new push to raise taxes on the rich and use some of the revenue to lower taxes on the middle class.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said if Congress fails to agree to a new budget for his department by the end of Friday, inaction by lawmakers would lead to staff furloughs that could harm the U.S. response to terrorist threats and warnings, such as the one late Saturday that names Minnesota’s Mall of America.
Prosecutors were scheduled Monday to continue their rebuttal against the defense of Eddie Ray Routh, but icy conditions forced proceedings to be canceled. The trial will resume Tuesday.