The Mojave Desert Tortoise population is holding steady in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve in southern Utah, but the animal still hasn't fully recovered from fires and drought that negatively impacted more than a decade ago.
CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that hadn't been corroborated or checked out at the time.
Though some exceptions have been made so the University of Wyoming can continue filling opening positions during Gov. Matt Mead's state-wide hiring freeze, the university is struggling to support all of its departments.
An attorney representing the family of a mentally ill inmate who died at a Virginia jail is criticizing officials' decision not to save video footage captured outside the man's cell in the days leading up to his death.