LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Residents of a once secret government city in northern New Mexico marked the beginnings of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park on Wednesday with the opening of a new visitor center.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A fast-moving storm system dropped both snow and rain over portions of the Midwest on Wednesday, packing strong winds that flipped semitrailers, damaged industrial park buildings and downed power lines in parts of Iowa and Nebraska.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland has been a magnet for young, creative adults for over a decade, beckoning droves with its quirkiness, liberal appeal and quality of life. But the city's popularity has had another effect: Those who helped make it cool can't afford to live here anymore.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Elon Torrence, who covered the trial of two men hanged for murders that inspired the Truman Capote book "In Cold Blood" during a long career as an Associated Press reporter, died Wednesday. He was 98.