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U of Alaska agrees to resolve sex harassment, assault issues

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:54pm

The University of Alaska system has agreed to resolve issues stemming from a federal review of its handling of campus sexual assault and sexual harassment cases.

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Police: Idaho father shot, killed 3 kids before turning gun on himself

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:52pm

Police say a father in Preston, Idaho, shot three of his children while they were sleeping and then turned the gun on himself. Their bodies were found Sunday evening.

Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern California

Kristin J, Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:52pm

Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.

Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64

Richard Roth and Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:28pm

Tributes poured in Monday for Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly in New York. He was remembered for his intellect, wit and the pride he took in serving his country.

4 fatally shot in Preston home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:24pm

Police in eastern Idaho say a father shot and killed his three children and then fatally shot himself in his home.

The Latest: Officer killed responding to traffic accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:15pm

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Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:13pm

Severe storms that pushed several tornadoes through parts of Central Texas ripped the roofs from homes and damaged dozens of other houses and apartments in San Antonio and toppled auto-carrier cars of a freight train near Austin, authorities said Monday.

Paroled gang member allegedly kills Whittier officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:13pm

A gang member paroled from jail only days ago shot and killed a Whittier police officer who was answering a report of a traffic accident and wounded his partner Monday before being wounded himself, authorities said.

Trump's weekends in Florida include work and golf

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:13pm

For the past three weekends, President Donald Trump has flown on Air Force One to his private Florida club, where in addition to work, he has dined with family and friends, attended parties — and played plenty of golf.

Judge allows 2nd girl's statements in Slender Man case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:10pm

A judge has ruled a second Wisconsin girl's statements to police will be admissible at her trial on charges she tried to kill a classmate to please a fictional horror character called Slender Man.

The Latest: Dozens of Tremonton yards and basements flooded

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:10pm

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The Latest: Several tornadoes hit Central Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:10pm

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The Latest: California community put on evacuation watch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 5:00pm

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House Speaker Bedke speaks out against accusations

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:58pm

House Speaker Scott Bedke is speaking out against recent accusations of inappropriate behavior posted on a far-right blog.

Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

Edith M. Lederer and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:45pm

Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission.

Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:30pm

The United States on Monday marked Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as Republican President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and the delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office.

Bill exempting yoga regulation heads to Idaho House floor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:30pm

A bill shielding yoga training from state regulations is headed to the Idaho House floor.

Texas neurosurgeon sentenced to life for maiming patients

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:20pm

Jurors sentenced a former Dallas neurosurgeon to life in prison on Monday for maiming patients who had turned to him for surgery to resolve debilitating injuries.

The Latest: UN Security Council mourns Russian ambassador

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 4:15pm

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