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Northern Utah campgrounds, reservoir closed by wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:11pm

Recreational facilities and a reservoir are off-limits as firefighters continue to contain a northern Utah wildfire.

Flood volunteer bus hits fire truck; 2 dead, dozens hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:01pm

A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring about 40, Louisiana State Police said.

Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:41pm

Women around the country are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public.

Officials investigating cause of DC 911 system outage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:41pm

District of Columbia officials are investigating an outage that impacted the city's 911 system overnight for about 90 minutes.

Bureau of Land Management in Utah to get new director

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:30pm

The newly named director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Utah will take the role at a time of high tension over public lands in the West.

Wyoming considering options to reduce job-related fatalities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:30pm

Officials in Wyoming are trying to decide whether incentives to fix problems or punishing fines will help reduce job-related fatalities.

Widow of slain federal wildlife refuge occupier plans to sue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:21pm

Oregon police and two FBI agents could face a lawsuit from the widow of an Arizona rancher who took part in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation and was killed in a confrontation with authorities.

Florida man returns lost wallet with $3,400 inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:16pm

A 27-year-old central Florida man is being recognized for honesty after finding a wallet with $3,400 inside and turning it over to sheriff's deputies.

Ithaca College student fatally stabbed on Cornell campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 3:02pm

Officials say an Ithaca College student was fatally stabbed and another student injured in a fight on Cornell University's campus.

The Latest: State Police: Bus driver in the US illegally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:41pm

The Latest on bus-fire truck wreck near New Orleans (all times local):

Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:31pm

Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.

The Latest: Several agencies hunt for missing men, plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:20pm

The Latest on plane crash in lake north of New Orleans (all times local):

Brush fire burns 4 cars, outdoor equipment in Coeur d'Alene

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:50pm

Several vehicles were burned Saturday in a brush fire along Interstate 90 in Coeur d'Alene.

Police sergeant who filmed himself taking pot is released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:50pm

A New Mexico police sergeant accused of unwittingly recording himself on a lapel camera taking marijuana from his office and giving it to his girlfriend has been released from jail.

Storm may head toward Hawaii, coinciding with Obama visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:40pm

Forecasters are watching a tropical storm as it cuts an uncertain path toward Hawaii, potentially coinciding with a visit by President Barack Obama.

2 brothers charged in shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin

Ralph Ellis and Vivian Kuo CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:19pm

Chicago police have arrested two brothers in connection with the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin Nykea Aldridge.

First family goes hiking in national park in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:10pm

President Barack Obama and the first family are hiking at Prince William Forest Park in Virginia. Their visit Sunday comes as the National Park Service's celebrates its centennial.

Boston police rolling out body-worn cameras

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:50pm

Boston police are set to launch a body camera program after months of resistance from rank-and-file officers.

Plane, 2 men still missing after crash in New Orleans lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:31pm

Authorities say dive teams are still looking for the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in a mud-bottomed New Orleans lake 24 miles wide and 40 miles long.