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Snowstorm hits much of Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:43am

Much of central, east-central and southern Wyoming is being hit by a snowstorm that has closed highways and schools.

Advocates urge judge to keep injunction on Yellowstone dam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:40am

Wildlife advocates are urging a federal judge to keep in place an injunction blocking a $57 million irrigation dam and fish passage proposed for the Yellowstone River.

Authorities plan case update on teacher missing since 2005

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:35am

Authorities in rural south Georgia say they plan to update the public on their 11-year search for a missing teacher.

The Latest: California floods strand horses at ranches

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:20am

The Latest on the storms in California (all times local):

Woman says billboard's message slams gender equality

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:03am

Women are planning this weekend to protest a North Carolina billboard with a message they say is a slam on gender equality, according to media reports.

Mom's boyfriend waives hearing in teen death, dismemberment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:00am

A Pennsylvania man charged with raping, killing and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life, researchers say

Judith Vonberg, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:56am

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day could significantly reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death, according to new research.

Disabled vet beaten by accused animal abusers given car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:43am

A disabled Navy veteran has a new ride a week after authorities said he was beaten by three men he confronted as they were torturing a turtle in Daytona Beach.

4 arrested in death of 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:36am

Four people have been arrested in the death of 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy who authorities say was malnourished and neglected.

Georgia man charged with possession of ricin, a deadly toxin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:36am

Federal prosecutors have charged a north Georgia man with possession of the deadly toxin ricin.

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

Meg Kinnard and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:24am

Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class. That move may have averted a second round of deadly shootings after nine worshippers had been killed at another black church.

$3.3M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:20am

Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.3 million.

95-year-old WWII vet gets Bronze Star, other overdue medals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:20am

A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Ohio has received his combat medals that were mistakenly withheld.

Progress made on reducing Yellowstone bison herd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:17am

Wildlife managers estimate that more than 570 Yellowstone National Park bison have been killed so far this winter.

Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball sold in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:50am

An Indiana lottery official says the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold in an Indiana city.

Judge: Mentally ill murder suspect can be forcibly medicated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:45am

A Connecticut judge has ordered a mentally ill man charged with killing a Yale University doctor to be forcibly medicated so he can stand trial.

Prison for 2 ex-cops in scheme to rob drug dealers, get cash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:35am

Two men have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to rob drug dealers when they were Detroit police officers.

Officer shoots suspect in central Kansas triple homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:20am

Authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man suspected in a triple homicide in rural central Kansas.

End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

Sadie Gurman and Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:10am

Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying the move corrects a legal overreach by the Obama administration that is best left for states to decide. Transgender rights advocates, meanwhile, are vowing to overcome a major setback.