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Idaho man charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:17am

An Idaho man has been charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty for training roosters for cockfighting.

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 9:07am

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year that could drive up the price of lobster for consumers.

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:50am

A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons.

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the 'best of the best'

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:19am

Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are "the best of the best."

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:19am

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations

Amanda Morris, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:36am

Alex Black came face to face with an escaped lion when she was just 10 days into her unpaid internship at a private animal sanctuary.

At the spelling bee, the most common sound is the toughest

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:36am

The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee was "Bewusstseinslage" — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gasp when they are announced.

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:01am

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology.

Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:30am

New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar.

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 11:40pm

A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago.

Utah-based F-35A squadron deploys to US base in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:38pm

A squadron of F-35A jet fighters from Hill Air Force Base in Utah has deployed to Aviano Air Base in Italy.

Oregon man arrested after disappearance of mother, young son

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:52pm

Police in Oregon arrested a man Friday on suspicion of murder and kidnapping following the disappearance of a woman and their 3-year-old son.

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:43pm

The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local):

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:27pm

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration.

San Francisco police chief 'sorry' for raid on journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:50pm

San Francisco's police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist's home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city's former public defender.

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:26pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local):

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:15pm

President Donald Trump asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security.

Eastern Oregon buildings destroyed in blaze, man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:55pm

Authorities say a man has been arrested on investigation of arson after historic buildings in the eastern Oregon town of Huntington were destroyed.

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:41pm

Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week.

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:15pm

The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local):