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US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:38pm

The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.

Idaho group hopes to increase minimum wage by initiative

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:20pm

A citizens group is launching an initiative drive to raise Idaho's $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

Topeka police sorry for Father's Day tweet in poor taste

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:54pm

Topeka police have apologized for a Father's Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in dads who have outstanding warrants.

Minnesota governor to hand over power during knee surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:40pm

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will temporarily transfer his powers and duties to Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan while he undergoes knee surgery Thursday.

Harvard pulls Parkland grad's admission over racist comments

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:38pm

A Parkland school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago.

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:34pm

A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain next week.

Inmate fatally stabbed at state prison in south Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:31pm

One prison inmate was stabbed to death by another over the weekend, state officials said Monday in Alabama, where high rates of prison violence have recently been criticized by the U.S. Justice Department.

Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:21pm

The National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees.

Sentencing for pastor convicted of sex charges rescheduled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:20pm

The sentencing has been rescheduled for a former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman testified he groomed her for sex when she was 14.

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:17pm

A Georgia man scheduled for execution this week did not cause the death for which he was condemned and should not be put to death, his lawyers argue.

Idaho universities fall short of Title IX standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:08pm

State data indicates that athletic programs at each of Idaho's four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX.

Man dies while swimming in cold waters at Utah reservoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:59am

A 25-year-old man died after it appears he drowned in a mountain reservoir in Utah.

South Carolina man charged with branding sharks like cattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:51am

A man has been charged with branding sharks like cattle off the South Carolina coast.

The Latest: Woman rescued from home smashed by a mudslide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:41am

The Latest on damage caused by heavy rains in Kentucky: (all times local):

Utah university offers fingerprinting for DACA recipients

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:41am

Police at Dixie State University are offering people in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and others fingerprinting services — a required step to secure driving privileges in Utah.

Work can start on Central Idaho hiking-biking trail

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:34am

A federal judge has ruled that work can go forward on a trail crossing private land that connects the popular central Idaho tourist destinations of Redfish Lake and Stanley.

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:21am

The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime, a closely watched case because of its potential implications for people prosecuted in the Russia investigation.

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:18am

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker.

The Latest: Murder suspect read up on serial killers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:09am

The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local):