Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Nuclear strike chief seeks cancer review of missile crews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Air Force general in charge of the nation's air- and ground-launched nuclear missiles ...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Tester joins senators in urging Biden to boost drug interdiction efforts

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is petitioning the Biden administration to allocate more dollars toward interdicting fentanyl at the nation’s southern border.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Garland appoints special counsel to investigate Biden docs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday appointed a special counsel to investigate the presence of classified documents found at Presi...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
2024 contest comes into view with hurdles for both parties

Republicans and Democrats are being forced to confront critical questions about the people and policies they want to represent them as the next election seas...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Police identify 4 University of Idaho students found dead

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Police have identified the four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a home near the Moscow, Idaho campus on Sunday.

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Yellowstone delays opening of road damaged by record floods

MAMMOTH SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park is postponing the opening of a renovated road at its north entrance as it continues to repair the dama...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
US officials seek public comment on Pacific Northwest Trail

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials are taking a big step involving a 1,200-mile hiking trail stretching from the Continental Divide to the Pacific Ocean.

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Ian makes landfall in southwest Florida as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Ian made landfall Wednesday in southwest Florida as one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamping city streets with water and...

Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago
After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people h...

Updated 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Little evidence of political argument before teen's death in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in North Dakota was a political extremist like the driver claimed.

Updated 6 months ago
Scientists track how huckleberries fare in changing climate

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Huckleberries are highly sought after, but the coveted mountain fruit was difficult to find

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
One union rejects deal days ahead of rail strike deadline

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Members of one union rejected a tentative deal with the largest U.S. freight railroads Wednesday while three other unions remained at the ...

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
Oregon weathers fire evacuations, power outages in dry winds

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Campers at a state park in Oregon had to evacuate after a wildfire ignited and thousands in the state remained without power Saturday a...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Stabbings in Canada kill 10, wound 15; suspects at large

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — A series of stabbings at an Indigenous community and at another town nearby in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan left 10 peop...

Updated 7 months ago
Student loan help for millions coming from Biden after delay

President Joe Biden on Wednesday is set to announce his long-delayed move to forgive up to $10,000 in federal student loans for many Americans and extend a p...