U.S. News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/us U.S. News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:36:59 EST Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:44:53 EST 5 Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handle http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170118/afc74cef-f191-47d4-b83d-2f8c4dfe4dc2 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. She owns a grocery store and the building that houses the post office in the village of Tanana, Alaska, which ranked as the coldest place in the state Wednesday. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:36:59 EST 20170118/afc74cef-f191-47d4-b83d-2f8c4dfe4dc2 By DAN JOLING Associated Press NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170118/40e4d8b0-d757-426e-ac59-3215ff2342da HONOLULU (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a Hawaii volcano to study human behavior for long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 02:30:54 EST 20170118/40e4d8b0-d757-426e-ac59-3215ff2342da By CALEB JONES Associated Press 91-year-old man to attend 18th presidential inauguration http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170118/e6a21bd8-d003-4dda-8394-4591949a88ce SALEM, N.J. (AP) — Although he's a Democrat who voted for Hillary Clinton, a 91-year-old New Jersey man will still be traveling to Washington to witness his 18th presidential inauguration in person. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:29:03 EST 20170118/e6a21bd8-d003-4dda-8394-4591949a88ce Associated Press Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170118/06d868d9-5d13-45fc-952f-d1fdf3b26fb3 HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:20:14 EST 20170118/06d868d9-5d13-45fc-952f-d1fdf3b26fb3 By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Lawmakers: Put pro-police blue lines on right side of law http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170118/3599bb4c-56cc-4354-a301-8fa2ab62bfe3 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey congressmen have introduced legislation to allow towns to paint strips of blue on roadways to honor police after regulators said the tributes crossed the line of federal safety rules. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:08:06 EST 20170118/3599bb4c-56cc-4354-a301-8fa2ab62bfe3 By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI Associated Press