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The official, Dan Pacholke, resigned amid a political dispute over a computer coding error that allowed an estimated 3,000 inmates to be released early over 13 years.

Ashley Southall
The target on Sen. Marco Rubio's back grew larger Saturday, as rival candidates, starting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, sought to turn the Florida senator's polish into a liability in a critical debate.Chris Megerian and Mark Z. Barabak
Arctic sea ice was less extensive last month than in any January since satellite records begin in 1979 -- the result of unusual weather patterns in the region.Yereth Rosen
REI's business acumen has taken it to heights rarely seen by a retail cooperative. But as a record-low turnout in the latest annual election shows, REI's original democratic fervor seems to have stayed at base camp. Ángel González | The Seattle Times
The rocket blasted off from Tongchang-ri, the North’s main satellite launch site near its northwestern border with China, a spokesman for the South Korean Defense Ministry said.Choe Sang-Hun
So far, only one Alaskan has been identified as having contracted Zika virus, and that was in 2007, according to the Alaska Section of Epidemiology. Laurel Andrews
Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds.Gladys Tsai | Associated Press
There are too few fully qualified controllers at more than a dozen of the nation's busiest air traffic facilities stretching from Atlanta to Anchorage, according to report released Tuesday by a government watchdog.Joan Lowy | Associated Press
Donald J. Trump once boasted that he could someday be the only person to turn a profit running for president. He may be closer than anyone realizes.Nicholas Confessore and Sarah Cohen
Syrian government and allied forces pressed their most dramatic advance in months Friday, sending insurgents scrambling and tens of thousands of civilians fleeing toward the border with Turkey.Anne Barnard