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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday after the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery refused to allow her to be buried with the ashes of her late wife. Seventy-four-year-old Madelynn Taylor filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Boise after...
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Guam man accused of killing three Japanese tourists in a rampage inappropriately spoke with two witnesses from jail, prosecutors said Monday. Judge Anita Sukola will consider a motion Wednesday accusing 22-year-old Chad Ryan DeSoto of witness tampering and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old girl was among six victims of a fiery, head-on collision that occurred during one of Utah's deadliest Fourth of July weekends in the past two decades. Utah Highway Patrol said Monday the girl, Esmerelda Velasquez of Salt Lake...
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt a new blow to Arizona in its series of immigration-related crackdowns, ruling that the state cannot deny driver's licenses to young immigrants who are allowed to stay in the U.S. under a 2012 Obama administration policy. Arizona...
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Giant teeth from a 40-foot-long shark and portions of what could turn out to be an entire whale skeleton are among more than 500 fossils that have been unearthed at a dam construction site in Silicon Valley, a newspaper reported. Most of the fossils...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sweeping changes to North Carolina's voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, should be put on hold until at least after the November election, the U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge Monday. Lawyers for the Justice Department...
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Lifeguards along more than 6 miles of pristine sand in this Southern California beach city had rescued more than 200 people by the time the call came to help a distressed swimmer east of one of the main piers. Ben Carlson, a lifeguard with 15 years...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Boeing is deciding what to do with six newly manufactured commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in a derailment in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday. Experts from Boeing Co. and...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a sixth person has died from injuries suffered in a fiery, head-on collision over the holiday weekend in southeastern Utah. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Monday a seventh person also is in very critical condition. Royce says the...