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Health care, travel ban, wildfires: 5 things that happened Tuesday

Shay Cook, of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team and her search dog, Zinka inspect a burned out pickup while searching the Coffey Park area Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. A massive wildfire swept through the area last week destroying thousands of housing and business and taking the lives of more than two dozen people.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Looking to get caught up on the news, fast? Here are the five of the most newsworthy things that happened Tuesday, covered by the local Sinclair stations you trust every day.

1. Judge in Hawaii blocks travel ban

President Donald Trump's most recent version of a travel ban was effectively blocked mere hours before taking effect by the same judge in Hawaii who blocked an earlier reincarnation.

2. Senators reach bipartisan health care deal

Senators from both sides of the aisle reached a deal to reinstate payments to health insurers, which Trump halted last week; Trump voiced his approval of the agreement.

3. Californians face aftermath of destructive wildfires

As the wildfires in California's wine country began to dim slightly, residents and officials began the lengthy process of cleaning up.

4. Harvey Weinstein resigns from company board

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein resigned from the board of the company he co-founded; the latest repercussion for a stream of allegations of sexual abuse.

5. Washington boy found dead in trash

The body of a missing 6-year-old boy was found in a trash bin early Tuesday morning after an intensive overnight search, officials said.


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