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Report recommends against Wyoming oversight of federal lands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 11:01am

Wresting control over vast swaths of federal land in Wyoming from the U.S. government and transferring management to the state would be costly and would not provide the benefits that proponents of the idea suggest, a study has concluded.

Anti-Trump column pulled from Liberty U student newspaper

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:41am

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has pulled a student's column focusing on vulgar comments made by Donald Trump from the school's newspaper.

Princeton's 17th president, William Bowen, dead at 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:40am

Princeton University says the Ivy League school's 17th president has died. William Bowen was 83.

US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:40am

A U.S. Navy warship on Friday passed through waters claimed by China near disputed islands in the South China Sea, the Defense Department said.

Cincinnati Zoo rejoins Twitter following controversy over gorilla's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:32am

The Cincinnati Zoo has rejoined Twitter after a two-month hiatus that was sparked by outrage over the shooting death of Harambe, the zoo's 17-year-old gorilla.

Appeals court to hear Arizona cross-border shooting case

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:31am

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in the civil case against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teen in a cross-border shooting in Arizona.

Jury selection set for Ohio police shooting trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:23am

Court officials prepared Friday to begin winnowing a large jury pool for the murder trial of a white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.

DA: Racist graffiti on historic black school no hate crime

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

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says five teenagers have been charged with spray-painting racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia.

Postal worker caught on video dumping bins of mail in the woods

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:15am

Waiting for the mailman to bring you something? Well, you might be waiting awhile for it if you live in one Atlanta suburb.

Mayor fires Torrington police chief after hit-and-run crash

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

The mayor of Torrington has fired the city's police chief after a Goshen County Sheriff's Office investigation found he caused a hit-and-run accident that broke a utility pole.

Attack in Afghanistan killed Illinois soldier, Oklahoma man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:02am

A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said.

UC Berkeley Greek parties banned amid sexual assault reports

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

Fraternity and sorority parties at UC Berkeley have been banned amid reports that two female students were sexually assaulted last week at off-campus fraternities.

Poll: Which is your favorite 'Saturday Night Live' political parody?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:00am

"Saturday Night Live" has a long history of spoofing politicians. In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for which Saturday Night Live impression of a politician is your favorite of all time.

Logan veterinarian to pay fine for drug violations

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

A Logan veterinarian has agreed to pay a civil fine in connection to federal allegations that drugs were improperly handled at a research facility he runs.

Store holds baby shower for infant delivered in Payson Wal-Mart

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

A Utah woman who gave birth while in a Wal-Mart checkout line got an impromptu baby shower at the store.

Woman saves man's life day after learning CPR

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:34am

Good thing Danette Purvis paid attention in that CPR class she took. She ended up putting those new skills to work to save a man's life the very next day.

Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:21am

Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

Phoenix police: Woman runs over 2 men, killing 1 after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:20am

Phoenix police say an intoxicated woman drove over her boyfriend and another man, killing the other man, as the two men fought in a parking lot.

Prosecutors drop charges in juvenile inmate sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:40am

A former Idaho juvenile corrections nurse accused of having sex with inmates has had all charges against her dropped.