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Summer snow in Sierra; high winds damage plane near Reno

- Associated Press

A strong Sierra cold front packing winds gusting up to 50 mph (80 kph) dropped the first snow of the season Monday in the mountains along the California-Nevada line and damaged a small airplane that was blown off the runway at an airport north of Reno.

Pakistan to open border crossing for India Sikhs in November

Associated Press

Pakistani officials said Monday that a much-awaited visa-free border crossing for Sikh pilgrims from India will be ready by early November, allowing thousands of pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan each day.

FILE- In this Monday, May 30, 2016, file photo, wildlife officials begin removing some of the 147 tigers held at a "Tiger Temple" following accusations that the monks were involved in illegal breeding and trafficking of the animals in Saiyok district in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok, Thailand. On Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, wildlife officials said more than half of the tigers rescued from the temple have died due to poor health from weakened genetic traits as a result of inbreeding. (AP Photo, File)

Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai temple have died

- Associated Press

More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials said Monday.

Students, community members to go on 'Freedom Rides Tour'

Associated Press

The University of Mary Washington is inviting members of the Fredericksburg, Virginia, community to join students on a trip tracing the route of history-changing bus rides across the American South in the 1960s.

India searches for 35 tourists in river after boat capsizes

- Associated Press

Indian navy divers on Monday joined a massive search for 35 Indian tourists missing after a double-decker sightseeing boat capsized in a flooded river in southern India, drowning at least 12 people.

ADVANCE ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 FOR USE ANY TIME AFTER 3:01 A.M. SUNDAY SEPT 15 - In this Sept. 6, 2019, photo the Aspens Mobile Home Village sits tucked between I-70 eastbound and the Eagle River in Avon, Colo. Nearly 50 years old, it has 159 lots and is home to several hundred immigrant workers in Eagle county's construction, service and hospitality industries. (Tina Griego/ Colorado Independent)

Mobile home parks become immigrants' home away from home

- Associated Press

The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of freeway speeds - trees, a fence, trailers flashing past before the blue sign for Exit 167 zooms into view, advertising Burger King and Subway and Fiesta Jalisco.