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Idaho police warn of traffic hazards as bald eagles return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:54pm

Idaho State Police are warning that the expected returned of bald eagles to a lake in northern Idaho will likely also draw people and boost traffic hazards.

Plane goes partly off taxiway at Denver airport; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:17pm

A United Airlines plane veered partly off a taxiway at the Denver airport, but no injuries were reported.

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ends re-election bid after decades in Congress, concedes to Republican Rick Scott

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:09pm

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ends re-election bid after decades in Congress, concedes to Republican Rick Scott.

Man who fled Texas during 2008 murder trial caught in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:06pm

Authorities say a man who disappeared on the last day of his 2008 murder trial has been captured in Mexico and returned to Texas.

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:02pm

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

Latest US Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

Philip Marcelo and Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:34pm

The latest crop of American Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class.

Mystery man brings holiday cheer to Walmart shoppers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:09pm

A mystery man is providing cheer to Walmart shoppers in Vermont.

Police: Woman exposed baby to cocaine, causing severe injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:03pm

A Florida woman is charged with exposing a 3-month-old baby to cocaine, leaving him with significant brain damage.

Boy stabbed in 'random and vicious' Spokane Valley attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:26am

An eight-year-old boy is recovering after a man entered a Spokane Valley store and allegedly stabbed him in what authorities are calling a "random and vicious" attack.

Official results show Florida Gov. Rick Scott leading Bill Nelson in race for US Senate by more than 10,000 votes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:15am

Official results show Florida Gov. Rick Scott leading Bill Nelson in race for US Senate by more than 10,000 votes.

The Latest: Kemp wins gov race with 50.22 percent of vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:01am

The Latest on Georgia's elections (all times local):

Utah school district eyes revamped Native American lessons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:43am

A Utah school district is working to revamp its lessons around Native Americans to tackle stereotypes.

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:24am

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.

US Sen Nelson concedes to Gov. Scott as Florida recount ends

Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:02am

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday, ceding a razor-thin race to the outgoing governor after a tense and sometimes turbulent recount.

Searchers in California fires step up efforts ahead of rain

Sudhin Thanawala and Terence Chea, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:48am

Searchers combing a Northern California town leveled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts Sunday ahead of rains forecast later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.

The Latest: Search for bodies quickens before possible rain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:22am

The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):

Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:03am

An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said.

Ed Department investigates claims against women's programs

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:19am

At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly.

Georgia makes election results final by certifying votes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:55am

Georgia has certified its Nov. 6 election results, finally ending the contentious race for governor.