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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana boy startled at being awakened in the middle of the night fired a shot through his bedroom window and killed the 15-year-old friend who had been knocking and throwing pebbles at his window, police said Monday. Billings police officers found the...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — 5 p.m. (MDT) The Idaho House has advanced a proposal to put the state into compliance with federal rules governing child-support payments. Similar legislation was rejected last month, jeopardizing U.S. involvement in an international treaty that aims to make...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a special session to address failed legislation that has jeopardized U.S. participation in an international treaty that aims to make it easier for parents worldwide to collect child-support payments. Critics...
PHOENIX (AP) — Facing a $1 billion budget deficit, Arizona's Republican-led Legislature has reduced the lifetime limit for welfare recipients to the shortest window in the nation. Low-income families on welfare will now have their benefits cut off after just 12 months. As a...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a larger group of judges ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates. The 11-judge...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — 3 p.m. (MDT) An Idaho legislative panel has advanced a proposal to put the state into compliance with federal rules governing child-support payments. Similar legislation was rejected last month, jeopardizing U.S. involvement in an international treaty that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record engineers' actions. But it didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It's an old...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record the engineer's actions. It didn't happen. Now, that's left a gap in unraveling the cause of last week's fatal Amtrak derailment. It...
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says some people think of America's libraries and museums as luxuries. She calls them "necessities." She says they help veterans find jobs, entrepreneurs build businesses and young people prepare for college. Mrs. Obama on Monday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. When senators left...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas...
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the...
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to...
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to...
DENVER (AP) — Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to...