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Updated 1 month ago

House Republicans meet privately in search of speaker nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks now since the ouster of Kevin McCarthy, House Republicans are meeting privately Tues…

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Kalispell artist crafts gavel gifted to U.S. Speaker of the House

A gavel made by Ron Kelley was presented to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, on March 23 in the United States Capitol.

Updated 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Senate passes Tester's bill to increase veterans compensation

A bill that would increase the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and military survivors under the Department of Veterans A…

Updated 8 months ago
Trump returns to New York to face charges in criminal probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump flew Monday from Florida to New York for his historic booking and arraignment on hush money charges, as the natio…

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks 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 10 months 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 has requested an official investigation into th…

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks 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 Preside…

Updated 11 months 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 season…

Updated 1 year 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 1 year, 1 month 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 damage…

Updated 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 2 months 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 s…

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 hav…

Updated 1 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 2 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 1 year, 2 months 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 ba…