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Boise State University hires first woman president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:08am

Boise State University has a woman president for the first time in the institution's history.

SC House debates heartbeat abortion bill unlikely to pass

Christina L. Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:00am

The South Carolina House has started begun a bill that would ban almost all abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

Acting Baltimore mayor settles in as Pugh stays out of sight

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:00am

When Bernard "Jack" Young automatically became Baltimore's acting mayor on April 1, he emphasized that he'd act only as a "placeholder" for the embattled elected mayor.

The Latest: Alabama police chief 'disgusted' by arrest video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:47am

The Latest on a videotaped arrest by Alabama police (all times local):

After Mueller, Trump says he'll fight Dems on all fronts

Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:46am

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he and his administration will battle House Democrats on all legal fronts after the special counsel's Russia report, refusing to cooperate with subpoenas and appealing to the Supreme Court if Congress tries to impeach him.

Federal officials to review Wisconsin Guard assault protocol

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:33am

Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin say federal military officials have agreed to review how the Wisconsin National Guard handles sexual assault after members alleged harassment, assault and retaliation for reporting incidents.

Iran minister: Trump's aim is talks, Bolton wants conflict

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:23am

Iran's top diplomat said Wednesday President Donald Trump's aim "is to bring us to our knees to talk" — but national security adviser John Bolton and key U.S. allies in the Mideast want "regime change at the very least" and the "disintegration of Iran."

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs death warrant for serial killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:21am

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a death warrant for serial killer Bobby Joe Long.

Columbus sailing ship replica La Nina sinks again in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:11am

A docked replica of a Christopher Columbus ship that sank in 2017 days after Hurricane Harvey struck Texas has swamped again.

Cop, teacher, others accused of trying to lure teens for sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:55am

A New Jersey police officer and a New York City high school teacher are among 16 men who allegedly tried to set up sexual encounters with people they thought were teenage boys and girls.

Dozens of turtles rescued from Arkansas sewage plant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:48am

An east Arkansas animal shelter has rescued dozens of turtles from a wastewater treatment facility after they became trapped in sewage pond filters.

Fire damages historic Tennessee courthouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:47am

A fire has caused significant damage to one of the oldest courthouses in Tennessee.

Indictments: Sheriff took money, spent on food, window tint

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43am

A South Carolina sheriff has been indicted after prosecutors say he used county funds and drug seizure money to buy groceries, window tinting and other personal items.

The Latest: Trump says White House to fight House subpoenas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:31am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional investigations (all times local):

US gives exemptions to sanctions on Iran Revolutionary Guard

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:27am

The Trump administration on Wednesday granted important exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard, watering down the effects of the measures while also eliminating an aspect that would have complicated U.S. foreign policy efforts.

Trump claims credit for progress in battling opioid epidemic

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:27am

President Donald Trump claimed credit Wednesday for progress in battling the opioid epidemic amid debate over whether the crisis has peaked and what his administration has accomplished.

Grand Targhee resort in Wyoming plans new lifts, terrain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:24am

Grand Targhee Resort in northwest Wyoming is proposing an expansion that would increase its skiable acreage by 50% but retain its low-key atmosphere.

Connecticut man recalls golf course attack by rabid bobcat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:06am

A Connecticut man attacked by a rabid bobcat while golfing doesn't remember much about the incident but says he can still see "this miserable animal coming at me."

The Latest: Ex-mayor gets 8 years in prison for corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:04am

The Latest on the sentencing of former Reading, Pennsylvania, Mayor Vaughn Spencer on corruption charges (all times local):

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:41am

Twenty current and former inmates are suing over what they say are inhumane and dangerous conditions at a troubled county jail in Cleveland.