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Safety job one inside A Pod 1

The color palette of the Clark County Jail's redesigned anti-suicide wing ranges from baby to cerulean, a two-toned infusion of blue intended to soothe an anguished mind.

Obama addresses vets in trip laden with politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans. The president was to announce his initiatives during an appearance before the American Legion National Convention that is fraught with midterm politics.

Crestline returns 'home'

In the next 10 days, all K-12 students in Clark County will head back to school for another year of learning. Nowhere will their excitement likely be more palpable than at Crestline Elementary School in Vancouver.

Safety job one inside A Pod 1

The color palette of the Clark County Jail's redesigned anti-suicide wing ranges from baby to cerulean, a two-toned infusion of blue intended to soothe an anguished mind.

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U.S. weighs airstrikes against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — The intelligence gathered by U.S. military surveillance flights over Syria could support a broad bombing campaign against the Islamic State militant group, but current and former U.S. officials differ on whether air power would significantly degrade what some have called a "terrorist army."

California quake stirs clamor for warning system

NAPA, Calif. — Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that the seismic waves were rolling its way.

Report: No proof veterans died because of delays

WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays.

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