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Winter closures seek to protect wildlife

Emily Mieure& Guide, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:21pm

One snowboarder got an expensive reminder recently not to poach powder in winter range closed for wildlife.

Wounded Ohio student reported to be critical, but stable

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:21pm

Hospital officials say a student wounded in a school shooting is still listed in critical condition, but is stable.

The Latest: Woman describes losing son, father

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:01pm

The Latest on a tornado in southern Mississippi (all times local):

President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:41pm

President Donald Trump accuses media of lying about inauguration crowds, wrongly says crowd reached Washington monument.

President Donald Trump tells CIA and intelligence officials, 'I am so behind you'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:31pm

President Donald Trump tells CIA and intelligence officials, 'I am so behind you'

Police: New Jersey man owes more than $56,000 in tolls, fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:51pm

Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who avoided paying tolls nearly 900 times and owes more than $56,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.

4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

Jeff Amy and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:33pm

Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through a region in southern Mississippi, officials said.

Thousands gear up for women's marches across Northwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:01pm

Women across the Pacific Northwest geared up Saturday to march in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington and to send a message in support of women's rights and other causes.

Man suspected in death of officer, woman dies

Kevin McGill and Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:01pm

The man authorities say shot and killed a woman he'd been romantically involved with and a police officer who had tried to help her has died, hours after shooting himself in the chest during a standoff with authorities on a New Orleans bridge.

AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:21am

AP source: Crowd packs entire route of Women's March, preventing organizers from leading formal march toward White House.

National Park Service tweeting again after suspension

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:01am

The Interior Department began tweeting again Saturday, a day after an employee shared tweets that appeared unsympathetic to President Donald Trump and prompted a temporary, department-wide freeze on tweeting from its official accounts.

Eastern Idaho man accused of injuring 5-month-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:50am

An eastern Idaho man faces a charge of felony injury to a child after law enforcement officials say he reportedly shook his 5-month-old son.

Officer, woman die; suspect critical after shooting himself

Kevin McGill and Janet McGonnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:41am

Michael Louviere apparently believed he had happened upon the scene of a traffic accident.

Correction: Police-Mental Health story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:21am

In a story Jan. 19 about a report on the NYPD's mental health crisis training program, The Associated Press erroneously reported whether Sgt. Hugh Barry had received the training. Barry had not participated in the four-day program, according to the Office of the Inspector General for the New York Police Department.

The Latest: Spokesman: Suspect in double slaying dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00am

The Latest on killing of police officer and woman in Louisiana (all times local):

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:50am

Official says suspect wanted in the killing of police officer, woman in Louisiana has died.

In South Dakota, lawmaker dealings with interns scrutinized

James Nord and Hannah Weikel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:41am

A South Dakota House member's admission this week that he had sexual contact with two interns has raised questions — and conflicting accounts — about the ways legislators and interns interact in this tiny government town.

Bergdahl case presents early legal test of Trump rhetoric

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

A military court will weigh the real-world consequences of President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric as Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl argues he can't get a fair trial under his new commander in chief.

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Nancy Benac and Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

Tens of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:21am

Mississippi officials say three people are confirmed dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg.