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U.S. soldier from Juneau killed in Afghanistan

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 20:32

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has released the name of a U.S. soldier who died of wounds sustained in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan.

Mind of a killer: FBI questions Vegas gunman’s girlfriend

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:15

LAS VEGAS — FBI agents questioned the Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend on Wednesday as they struggled to get inside the mind of Stephen Paddock, a frustratingly opaque figure who carried out his high-rise massacre without leaving the plain-sight clues often found after major acts of bloodshed.

‘It breaks my heart’: Las Vegas shooting victims mourned

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:12

They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners.

Fear grips Vegas Strip; gunman kills 59

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:11
Arsenal found in gunman’s room, home

LAS VEGAS — The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, and many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn’t understand what was happening when the band stopped playing and singer Jason Aldean hustled off stage.

Ships slowing in busy channel to protect endangered orcas

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:50

Can noise reduction benefit a small, endangered population of killer whales?

Hunters, government, industry at odds over deer urine

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 14:02

ALBANY, N.Y. — Deer hunters who like to lure their quarry with a dab of eau de doe-in-rut will have to find another way to attract a trophy buck in New York if state wildlife biologists have their way.

Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 06:21

BOISE, Idaho — A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws.

Senate rejects proposal for Obamacare repeal

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:30

WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement.

Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:20

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is attacking a Republican senator who opposed moving forward with long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare.”

By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:30
Sen. Lisa Murkowski votes ‘no’ on motion to proceed on debate

WASHINGTON — With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives President Donald Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong debate promising an uncertain final outcome.

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