By By LYNN BERRYAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - First, Russian President Vladimir Putin begins to hobble because of what the Kremlin describes as a sports injury. Then, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov shows up with a bandaged left wrist, again the result of a sports injury.
By By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A day before the funeral for a central Minnesota police officer killed in the line of duty, the man initially accused in the fatal shooting was released from jail after authorities said Tuesday they didn't have enough evidence to file
By By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mayor of Los Angeles has joined talks aimed at ending an 8-day strike that's paralyzed the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Union spokesman Craig Merrilees says Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa flew back to the U.S. from a South
By By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has recovered a record $5 billion in the past year from companies that filed false claims against the government.
Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West said Tuesday that the federal False Claims Act is the most
By By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Led by Republican opposition, the Senate on Tuesday rejected a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled that is modeled after the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.
With 38 Republicans casting "no" votes, the 61-38 vote fell
UPDATE: The scene is now clear.
UPDATE: The Idaho State Police tells KHQ that a male driver made an unsafe lane change causing the crash. He walked away from the crash without serious injuries. As soon as we get more details we'll post them.
KHQ.COM - Right now crews are working
By By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The warden of a North Carolina prison has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into allegations that inmates were forced to rub hot sauce on their genitals, officials said Tuesday.
Department of Public Safety
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left the conservative tea party group FreedomWorks because of an internal split
By By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has rejected a Verizon challenge to a Federal Communications Commission rule aimed at increasing competition in wireless broadband service.
The three-judge panel ruled Tuesday that the FCC had the legal
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) - The warden at a prison in the U.S. state of North Carolina where inmates said they were forced to rub hot sauce on their genitals has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation.
Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Pamela Walker said Tuesday that