IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - The University of Idaho is reviving a group to fight a cyclical bacterial invasion that's attacked the state's potato fields with a ferocity not seen in a decade. First the good news: Bacterial ring rot isn't a public health risk.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld West Virginia's congressional redistricting plan against a challenge that small population variations among its three congressional districts violate the Constitution.
The justices, in an unsigned opinion, reversed a lower federal court
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
They're the pride and backbone of American higher education, doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country's 101 major public research universities is
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) - The Cranston School Committee is asking state lawmakers to change Rhode Island law to allow father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames at schools.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/UMTNos ) that officials voted unanimously on Monday to approve the resolution
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. The Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index reports that national home prices increased 1.2 percent in July compared with the same month last year. That
NEW YORK (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says the attack on the American consulate in Libya was an act of terrorism and says the United States must use foreign aid to bring about lasting change in such places.
In a speech Tuesday, Romney said foreign aid cannot sustain a
RUPERT, Idaho (AP) - A 6-year-old Rupert boy is being credited with saving the life of his 13-year-old cousin by performing the Heimlich maneuver. Elizabeth Hill says her daughter, Bethany, was choking on popcorn in the lobby of a theater in Heyburn Saturday and fell to the floor
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded international action to stop the war in Syria, telling a somber gathering of world leaders Tuesday that the 18-month conflict had become "a regional calamity with global ramifications."
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide when law enforcement officers must get a warrant before ordering a blood test on an unwilling drunken-driving suspect.
The issue has divided federal and state courts around the country and the justices on Tuesday agreed to take up a case involving a
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says troopers found three children locked in the trunk after pulling over a speeding car on Interstate 405 near Bothell. Spokesman Keith Leary says 28-year-old Anna Boyle and her fiance 27-year-old Aaron Johnson were booked into Snohomish