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The Latest: Florida gun show displays AR-15s to children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:49pm

The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:21pm

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:13pm

Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported.

ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:05pm

The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with friends in a grocery store parking lot when a sheriff's deputy approached. He asked the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior if he knew a former student named Nikolas Cruz.

Bill proposes mental health exception in felony battery law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:40pm

An Idaho lawmaker has proposed inserting a mental health exception in a 2014 felony battery law that protects health care workers.

Rosalynn Carter recovering from surgery in Atlanta

Alex Sanz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:15pm

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital.

Canine influenza spreads to East Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:09pm

An Idaho animal hospital says it has been notified of a confirmed case of canine influenza in the eastern part of the state.

After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:03pm

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel.

Democrats, Rubio want 'red flags' to enable gun seizures

Ryan J. Foley and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:01pm

The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.

Orrin Hatch apologizes to Rob Porter's ex-wives

MJ Lee and Maegan Vazquez CNN  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:58am

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."

85-year-old man dies after fire at home near Richfield

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:57am

Authorities in Utah's Sevier County say an 85-year-old man has died in a house fire near Richfield.

The Latest: Trump to meet with high school students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:33am

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

Missouri youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:23am

A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism it received after a similar gun was used to kill 17 in a Florida high school.

Trump vents frustration over Russia probe, rails against FBI

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:13am

Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said "they are laughing their asses off in Moscow."

Idaho man accused of shooting at officer in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:55am

A 30-year-old Idaho man accused of shooting at an officer last month is back in custody after he left a Boise-area hospital.

New York college says it found George Washington's hair in archived book

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:53am

Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York's Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words "Washington's hair."

At museum, current and ex-inmates create art and futures

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:45am

As a child, Russell Craig spent time in the 1990s locked up at Philadelphia's Youth Study Center for truancy. It was a stubby, bleak dose of reality interrupting a touristy stretch of museums, monuments and splashing fountains along Philadelphia's grandest boulevard, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. It sat there from the 1950s until it moved to make way for Barnes, which opened in 2012.

Snow moves into Pacific Northwest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:01am

Strong winds over the weekend carried snow into the Pacific Northwest, causing slick roads and multiple crashes.

Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:43am

The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of a heating assistance program that helps to keep the homes of low-income families warm. And once again, program supporters are vowing to fight it.

Massive juniper removal project could help Idaho sage grouse

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:33am

Federal officials have released final plans for one of the largest ever projects to remove juniper trees to protect habitat for imperiled sage grouse that will also benefit cattle ranchers in southwestern Idaho.