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Boise, Idaho • The Bureau of Land Management has released a rehab plan for the land burned in the Soda Fire. The more than 450-square-mile fire burned part sof Owyhee County and Jordan Valley, Oregon....

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  • Concealed weapon permit requests increase in Treasure Valley
    Boise, Idaho • The number of people applying for a concealed weapon permit and buying firearms has doubled this month in the Treasure Valley. KBOI-TV ...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 02:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • US Forest Service wants more controlled burns in Washington
    Seattle • The U.S. Forest Service wants more controlled burns in Washington forests to help make them more resistant to summer wildfires. But The Seat...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Neal Blair, of Augusta, Ga., stands on the lawn of the Capitol building during a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, on Capitol Hill, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Washington. Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Black men call for change at Million Man March anniversary
    Washington • Black men from around the nation returned to the National Mall to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March and call for ch...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 02:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, left, and Jeb Bush talk during a break during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. There are more than a dozen major candidates in the Republican presidential primary, and while outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson top the current preference polls, it's the two Floridians, Bush and Rubio, at the head of the second wave.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Can Rubio’s lean campaign keep up with Bush’s behemoth?
    Las Vegas • Hundreds of donors to Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign will gather later this month in Houston. They’ll shake hands with a pair of former ...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:48 pm   |     |   Share

  • Palestinians run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes near Ramallah, West Bank, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, the latest in a series of stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers that have spread across Israel and the West Bank in the past week. The violence, including the first apparent revenge attack by an Israeli Friday and increasing protests by Israel's own Arab minority, has raised fears of the unrest spiraling further out of control. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
    Jerusalem • Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians we...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • A construction worker arranges safety cones near a partially collapsed bridge on the 91 Freeway near Corona, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Several workers were injured in the Friday night incident. (Ali Tadayon/The Orange County Register via AP) MAGS OUT; LOS ANGELES TIMES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT 9 workers hurt in partial bridge collapse in California
    Corona, Calif. • Nine construction workers were injured — three critically — after a partial bridge collapse at a Southern California freeway on-ramp,...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Woman stops intruder with medieval combat skills, sword
    Indianapolis • An Indiana woman says her training in medieval combat helped her corner a home intruder. The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Army officer recommends no jail time for Sgt. Bergdahl
    Houston• An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time for leavi...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct.  7, 2015, Syrian army rocket launchers fire near the village of Morek in Syria. The Syrian army has launched an offensive this week in central and northwestern Syria aided by Russian airstrikes. CIA-backed rebels in Syria, who had begun to put serious pressure on President Bashar Assad’s forces, are now under Russian bombardment with little prospect of rescue by their American patrons, U.S. officials say. Over the past week, Russia has directed parts of its air campaign against U.S.-funded groups and other moderate opposition in a concerted effort to weaken them, the officials say.  (AP Photo/Alexander Kots, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Photo via AP) Fierce battles in central Syria amid Russian airstrikes
    Damascus, Syria • Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized control of a village in central Syria on Saturday amid fierce clashes with rebels,...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • A man stands over the body of a victim at the scene of an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The two bomb explosions targeting a peace rally in the capital Ankara has killed dozens of people and injured scores of others. The explosions occurred minutes apart near Ankara's main train station as people were gathering for the rally, organized by the country's public sector workers' trade union and other civic society groups. The rally aimed to call for an end to the renewed violence between Kurdish rebels and Turkish security forces. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) Blasts kill 86 at peace rally; Suicide bombers suspected
    Ankara, Turkey • Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 ...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this March 30, 1981 file photo, U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shown being shoved into the President's limousine by secret service agents after being shot outside a Washington hotel.  Secret service agent Jerry Parr, in raincoat to the right of Reagan, who pushed Reagan into the limousine, was credited with saving President Ronald Reagan’s life on the day he was shot, has died. He was 85. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) Secret Service agent who saved Reagan after shooting dies
    Washington • The Secret Service agent credited with saving President Ronald Reagan’s life on the day he was shot outside a Washington hotel has died. ...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 1, 2015, file photo shows police searching students outside Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., following a deadly shooting at the college. Despite a federal law requiring them to have detailed emergency plans, colleges and universities across the country vary widely in how they prepare for campus shootings and inform their staff and students. (Mike Sullivan/Roseburg News-Review via AP,File) Knowing what to do if shooting starts still hazy at colleges
    Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make “active shooter” training mandator...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives for a meeting where Republicans will nominate candidates to replace him, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  After two tumultuous weeks that saw the current speaker announce his resignation and his heir apparent abruptly pull out of the running, House Republicans are in disarray as they confront a leadership vacuum. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) House Republicans ask: Can anyone lead us?
    Washington • The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible. After two tumultuous weeks that saw the current speaker ...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, a pickup truck rests against the side of Gills Creek near a bridge in Columbia, S.C. Over the past week, as the water rose after days of unrelenting rain in the heart of South Carolina, the creek spilled misery and pain on rich and poor alike, robbing both of the things most precious to them.  (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File) South Carolina floods leave a shared sense of memories lost
    Columbia, S.C. • Gills Creek flows past the Columbia Ballet School, and, a few miles downstream, a shop where people can pawn car titles to pay monthl...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share
  • North Korean soldiers in historic uniforms march during a parade on the Kim Il Sung Square, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spoke at a lavish military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the North's ruling party and trumpet his third-generation leadership.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Kim Jong Un vows N. Korea ready to counter any US threat
    Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took center stage at a military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 70...
    Updated Oct 10 2015 11:46 am   |     |   Share
  • Student shot, killed at Texas Southern University
    Houston • A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting at Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and po...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • Students embrace outside a hospital emergency room in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, after an early morning fight between two groups of college students escalated into gunfire, leaving one person dead and three others wounded, authorities said. The shooting occurred outside a dormitory near the Northern Arizona University campus. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP) 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University
    Flagstaff, Ariz. • An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona Univers...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:40 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tara Saracina paddleboards down her street in the Ashborough subdivision in Summerville, S.C., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Saracina  said the floodwaters seem to be going down. Rain-swollen South Carolina rivers prompt new evacuations
    Pleasant Hill, S.C. • A number of South Carolina residents near the coast are evacuating and others are piling up sandbags anew outside homes and busi...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Airman Spencer Stone, who helped stop French train attack, stabbed in California
    Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, one of three Americans who helped stop an armed gunman aboard a Paris-bound train in August, was attacked early Thursd...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:36 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2015, file photo, a honeybee works atop gift zinnia in Accord, N.Y. While scientists have documented cases of tiny flies infesting honeybees, causing the bees to lurch and stagger around like zombies before they die, researchers don’t know the scope of the problem. Now they are getting help in tracking the honeybee-killing parasite from ZomBee Watch, created in 2012 by John Hafernik, a biology professor at San Francisco State University. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File) ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer
    Hurley, N.Y. • Call them “The Buzzing Dead.” Honeybees are being threatened by tiny flies that lead them to lurch and stagger around like zombies. The...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, photo, Massachusetts Maritime Academy second class cadets practice advanced seamanship aboard a crew boat near the training vessel USTS Kennedy, behind, in Bourne, Mass. Two of the missing crewmen who were aboard the 790-foot cargo ship El Faro that Hurricane Joaquin sank in the Bahamas were graduates of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) US maritime schools feel connection to sunken cargo ship
    Bourne, Mass. • The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, ...
    Updated Oct 09 2015 08:27 am   |     |   Share