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Sea turtle released after months of laser treatments

Jennifer Edwards-Park-journal, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 1:10am

It must have been disorienting for the patient — more than 200 people, almost as many cameras and phones snapping pictures, after a ride in a big plastic box inside a Jeep.

Yoga changing lives in Washington's prisons

Rosemary Ponnekanti, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 1:10am

It's not your typical yoga class. There are no chic leggings, no feel-good decorations. Instead there are gray lockers, institutional carpet, a noisy fan.

At gay pride parades, a year to weave sorrow and celebration

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:20pm

A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different.

Census shows Utah is young, growing more diverse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:00pm

Census data shows Utah's population is young and growing more diverse.

Southern California wildfire kills 2, destroys 35,000 acres

Azadeh Ansari and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:35pm

A fast-moving fire in Southern California has killed at least two people, destroyed 150 homes and scorched more than 35,000 acres, officials said Saturday.

3 killed as boat capsizes off Catalina Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:31pm

A boat that may have been hit by a wave capsized off the backside of Santa Catalina Island on Saturday, killing three men, authorities said.

Official: Boy playing with gun fatally shoots brother, 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:31pm

Authorities say a 6-year-old New Jersey boy playing with a gun fatally shot his 4-year-old brother in the head.

Blood stains, broken glass at dance studio after shooting

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:01pm

Blood stained the outside of Studio 74 hip hop dance studio and broken glass from a trophy case covered the floor on Saturday morning after a suspected gang-related shooting at an unauthorized party killed two people and injured at least five others.

The Latest: Possible human remains found in wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:52pm

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

Father, girlfriend arrested in 2-year-old girl's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:10pm

Authorities have charged a South Florida man and his girlfriend in the death of his 2-year-old daughter in November.

Police: Florida mayor carjacked at gunpoint outside his home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:00pm

Police say a central Florida mayor was carjacked early Saturday while standing outside his home.

Judge: US agency lacks authority to set rules on fracking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:25pm

A judge ruled Tuesday that federal regulators lack the authority to set rules for hydraulic fracturing, dealing another setback to the Obama administration's efforts to tighten how fossil fuels are mined.

Texas mother fatally shoots 2 daughters; police kill her

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:20pm

Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two daughters before officers shot and killed her.

As Zika looms, US health officials worry about the neighbors

Nomaan Merchant and Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:20pm

Saron Wyatt pointed to the secluded end of her small street in Houston's impoverished Fifth Ward, where a mound of old tires keeps popping up.

Elizabeth Smart among supporters of group empowering women

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:50pm

A Utah nonprofit that seeks to empower women can count on Elizabeth Smart as one of its supporters.

Weber County officials didn't use paramedic money for gun range

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:46pm

Weber County officials say they never acted on a proposal to temporarily finance the $3.8 million purchase of a gun range using money from the county's paramedic fund.

Law requiring new Nevada license plates to take effect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:30pm

Starting next month, Nevada motorists will have to replace their vehicle license plates every eight years.

Corruption case casts harsh light on NYPD handgun permits

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:01pm

A corruption probe at the New York Police Department has cast a harsh light on how people get handgun permits in a city that boasts some of the nation's toughest gun laws.

Board of Regents endorses renaming MTSU's Forrest Hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:01pm

The Tennessee Board of Regents has endorsed renaming a Middle Tennessee State University building named in honor of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest in 1958.