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Idaho, Utah team up to fight invasive mussels

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:15am

Idaho is teaming up with Utah to protect Bear Lake on the Utah-Idaho border from invasive mussels.

Groups make DIY bike lanes to show US cities what could be

Jaime Dunaway, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:51am

A makeshift bike lane divider made of painted two-by-fours and PVC pipes lasted three days on a busy Dallas street last month before the city removed it, which was two days longer than its creators expected.

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:40am

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke.

Yellowstone Lake re-opened after scooper planes released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:26am

Yellowstone National Park has lifted boating restrictions on Yellowstone Lake after a large portion of the lake was closed to accommodate airplanes scooping up water to fight a wildfire.

Man accused of attempted murder after shooting at Provo home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:26am

Authorities say a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting at a Provo home.

Sheriff's office: 47-year-old inmate dies at Chesapeake jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:11am

An inmate at a Virginia jail has died after suffering what authorities have described as a medical emergency.

The Latest: US attorney calls immigrant smugglers "ruthless"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:01am

The Latest on several people found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in Texas (all times local):

Go play outside: New York makes it free for new campers

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:50am

Folks who'd like to try camping at New York parks are getting the chance to do it this summer for free, courtesy of the state.

Newly restored USS Constitution is returning to the water

Crystal Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:08am

The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, will return Sunday to Boston's waters.

The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:35am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his tweet barrage (all times local):

Father of Colorado boy, 13, arrested for boy's 2012 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:20am

Police have arrested a southwestern Colorado man for the death of his 13-year-old son.

Saguaro National Park to get $215K for infrastructure work

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:10am

Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona is getting part of a pot of federal and private money for maintenance and infrastructure work at U.S. national parks.

The Latest: Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 11:50pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Virginia to commission an aircraft carrier (all times local):

Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:20pm

Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

Coast Guard: Missile test could be conducted next weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:20pm

The U.S. will conduct as soon as next weekend another test of a missile defense system meant to counter threats from North Korea.

Father of Colorado boy, 13, arrested for boy's 2012 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:50pm

A Colorado man was arrested Saturday in connection with the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son, police said.

Major California wildfire slows as residents try to recover

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:10pm

Steve Valdez was back at work Saturday at a hardware store, days after his home and those of his neighbors were incinerated in a gigantic wildfire that swept through a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park.

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:54pm

Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. Doctors say the toddler, who suffered brain damage after falling into a swimming pool at 23 months old, has begun to rebuild her brain function after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:21pm

With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed.

Crews, aircraft battling wildfire in northwestern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:05pm

Officials in extreme northwestern Utah's Box Elder County say crews are hampered by shifting winds as they battle a wildfire.