Officials investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Police have discovered a 25-minute recording on a cellphone found with bombing suspect... More >>

The Capitol is seen before dawn Wednesday after a night of negotiating on the government spending bill, in Washington, March 21, 2018. Talks over a $1.3 trillion omnibus bill are almost complete as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a first round of funding for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders all but finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind... More >>

A memorial to Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond is displayed Wednesday, March 21, 2018, near the alley where a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed her in July 2017 in Minneapolis, Minn. Neighbors, friends and activists held a vigil for Damond after the officer was charged in her death. About 50 people gathered Tuesday evening near the site where she was fatally shot in July. The 40-year-old life coach was killed by Officer Mohamed Noor after she called police to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. Noor was charged with murder and manslaughter earlier Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got... More >>

An employee at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Plant west of Idaho Falls inspects barrels of treated transuranic waste that are waiting to be shipped to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. Courtesy photo - Fluor Idaho

Department of Energy officials are looking into keeping a nuclear waste treatment facility near Idaho Falls open after it is done treating waste that’s already in Idaho so that it can... More >>

Phil Parhamovich of Wisconsin temporarily lost nearly $92,000 of his life’s savings last year after a stop by the Wyoming Highway Patrol. Now, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill that will prohibit the state from using so-called asset forfeiture waivers — a form that allows people to sign over their money or assets to the government if they are implicated in a drug crime. Courtesy photo

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Nearly five months after a Wisconsin man successfully petitioned the state of Wyoming to return the $91,800 it took from him, the state Legislature passed a bill that... More >>
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Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder, left, passes the ball as Utah Jazz forward Jae Crowder, right, defends in the second half during an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder was unstoppable on the offensive end but felt...

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FILE - In this April 16, 2014, file photo, tulips planted in a field near Mount Vernon, Wash. glisten with rain drops. The area is host to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

We’re coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. Here...

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In this frame grab from a Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, video on the Twitter feed of the Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department, Sheriff Tony Spurlock speaks to subscribers to explain the incident in which a deputy was gunned down responding to a call on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. The high-profile case illustrates how law enforcement agencies are increasingly lockstep in their approach to controlling the narrative after incidents. (Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs via AP)

DENVER (AP) — It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police...

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Darrell Wagner walks passed props at Dr. Slaughter’s House of Terror on Friday. Dr. Slaughter’s will be closing down after 18 years; its last weekend will be April 13 and 14. The haunted house has raised nearly $2 million for the regional DARE program. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

For 18 years, Darrell Wagner operated his passion project, which also served as a...

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Fish and Game employees LeAndra Smith (left) and Hannah English work together to scan for a coded-wire tag implanted in the head of a hatchery steelhead. Steve Hanks / Lewiston Tribune

STITES — The sun was shining along the South Fork of the Clearwater River Wednesday...



Former Beatle Ringo Starr, speaks with Britain's Prince William after receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace during an Investiture ceremony in London on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way...

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