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Wild horse group calls for halt to planned burro round-up

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 1:10am

The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign is speaking out against a planned federal round-up of wild burros in eastern Utah as part of an in-depth study of the animals.

School security guard accused of sexually assaulting student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 1:10am

A Chicago Public Schools security guard is being held in lieu of $300,000 bond for allegedly having sex repeatedly with a girl who was a student at the school where he worked.

Buffalo public school designated Confucius Classroom School

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 1:10am

A Buffalo public school has been designated a Confucius Classroom School, meaning it will get funding, books and other support from China for its Chinese language programming.

NY confirms flu cases in 44 counties, all NYC boroughs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 1:10am

New York's health commissioner has declared influenza prevalent in the state, requiring health care workers who aren't vaccinated against it to wear masks in areas where patients are typically present.

Eastern Michigan board to pick school's next president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:50am

Eastern Michigan University's board is holding a special meeting to choose the Ypsilanti school's next president.

Elk hunting reduction approved for northern Yellowstone herd

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:21am

Wildlife officials are placing restrictions on elk hunting north of the Yellowstone National Park border near Gardiner for the next two years.

Official: 2 officers injured, suspect dead in Georgia chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:21am

Authorities say a chase and shooting on an interstate in central Georgia has left one person dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and two officers injured, potentially by friendly fire.

3 schools with names tied to Confederacy to be renamed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:20am

The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to begin the process of renaming three schools named after men tied to the Confederacy.

Department of Education looking for work group applicants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 12:10am

The South Dakota Department of Education says it's looking for people who want to review education content standards.

Obama grants monument status to vast swath of Calif. desert

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:51pm

President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.

Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:44pm

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.

Ohio police kill man they say injured 4 with machete

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:30pm

Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, authorities said.

Thousands of absent students on day of Broncos parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:00pm

More than a quarter of students enrolled at Denver and Jeffco schools were reported to have missed classes when the city celebrated the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl parade.

Police: Man remembers who he is after 30 years

Artemis Moshtaghian and Lawrence Crook Iii, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:28pm

Missing for decades, one man just solved his own missing persons case, according to Canadian police.

Assembly OKs bill cutting Planned Parenthood reimbursement

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:21pm

Republicans moved within a step Thursday of cutting millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood, pushing a bill that would limit Medicaid reimbursements for certain family planning clinics through the state Assembly and on to Gov. Scott Walker.

Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:11pm

President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the Republican and Democratic parties.

Oregon occupiers surrender; 1 arrested in Utah

Rebecca Boone and Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:07pm

With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a 41-day standoff that left one man dead and exposed simmering anger over the government's control of vast expanses of Western land.

Latest: Hundreds gather for vigil honoring slain officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:41pm

The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer during a standoff at a home in Fargo, North Dakota (all times local):

9-year-old in serious condition after Salt Lake City crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:31pm

A young girl who was ejected from an SUV in a Salt Lake City collision has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.

UHP trooper sustains serious injuries in I-15 collision

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:21pm

Authorities say a Utah Highway Patrol trooper was seriously injured after his parked cruiser was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 15 near Springville.