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Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California - Casper Star-Tribune
POINT REYES STATION, Calif. (AP) — Another dead whale washed ashore in Northern California, the 12th carcass that has appeared in the past few months and marks a higher-than-normal number of deaths but not a record. The dozen whales have been found along ...
Colorado lawmakers urge funding for conservation programs for greater sage grouse, Gunnison sage grouse - Casper Star-Tribune
DENVER — Five Democratic senators are asking colleagues to fund preservation efforts for the imperiled greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse. The senators on Tuesday urged the Appropriations Committee to fund programs that include cooperative ...
Dedication planned for Trony byway - Casper Star-Tribune
A ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating the Trona Trail Historic Mine Byway will be at 1 p.m. May 30 in Centennial Park, 160 Flaming Gorge Way in Green River. The trail features interpretive signs that describe the history of one of Wyoming's most important ...
Wind River Canyon open to traffic following rock slides - Casper Star-Tribune
U.S. 20 between Thermopolis and Shoshoni reopened Wednesday following a series of rock and mud slides in Wind River Canyon. Wyoming Department of Transportation crews cleared the road Tuesday but wanted to wait out anticipated rain showers that could ...
Health law court case winner could be political loser - Casper Star-Tribune
WASHINGTON (AP) — The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser. If the Republican-backed challenge to the law's subsidies for lower-earning Americans prevails, the GOP ...
Court releases theater shooting suspect's notebook - Casper Star-Tribune
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidence in his trial. The 56-page notebook contains entries ...
Onstage at last: Memorable moments of National Spelling Bee - Casper Star-Tribune
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The onstage portion of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee began Wednesday morning, with 283 regional champions competing for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes. Here are some memorable moments from the preliminary rounds.
Serbian prime minister makes landmark visit to Albania - Casper Star-Tribune
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leaders of Serbia and Albania sought to mend their thorny relations Wednesday during the first visit to Albania by a Serb prime minister. Aleksandar Vucic's visit was held under tight security, with some 1,300 policemen ...
Things to know about NCAA baseball tournament regionals - Casper Star-Tribune
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 13. Here are some of the tournament's top story ...
UN recognizes role of journalists in preventing conflict - Casper Star-Tribune
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council recognized the role journalists can play in preventing deadly crises in a resolution adopted unanimously Wednesday that condemns escalating attacks on the media and demands that perpetrators face justice.
2nd submariner guilty of sharing videos of women officers - Casper Star-Tribune
MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. (AP) — A second submariner has pleaded guilty to sharing videos of female officers undressing for a shower, continuing a case that a prosecutor calls a "black eye" for the Navy's integration of women into the nation's sub fleet.
Trial opens in killing of pregnant woman, toddler - Casper Star-Tribune
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors told jurors Wednesday that a suburban Philadelphia man killed a pregnant woman and her 4-year-old daughter because he wanted the woman's drug business. The allegation came during opening statements in the Bucks County ...
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement - Casper Star-Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric will be looking for a new director as the man who led the company through a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area is retiring. Christopher P. Johns has announced plans to retire at the ...
The Latest: Dzumhur lives the Federer dream at French Open - Casper Star-Tribune
Damir Dzumhur, no titles, and Roger Federer, 17 Grand Slam titles, now have two things in common: They play each other in the French Open third round and share the same racket supplier. The 88th-ranked Bosnian, a self-confessed fan of the Swiss, didn't ...
Saudi-led airstrikes on police headquarters kill 45 in Yemen - Casper Star-Tribune
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes struck a headquarters for police commandos in Yemen's capital Wednesday, killing at least 45 people gathered there to prepare to fight against forces loyal to the country's exiled president, Shiite rebels said.