- 20 wolves killed in northern Idaho to boost elk population Updated: Feb-11-16 9:41 am
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Fish and Game says 20 wolves have been killed in the Clearwater Region in northern Idaho to bolster elk populations in the area.
- Ex-executive due for sentencing in West Virginia spill Updated: Feb-11-16 8:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A former Freedom Industries executive is due in federal court for sentencing on a pollution charge in a chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
- Army Corps Engineers denies funding for Red River study Updated: Feb-11-16 8:15 am
SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - The U.S. Army Corps Engineers has denied funding for a study of Red River which was requested in response to flooding in June.
- Indian capital to curb cars again to control air pollution Updated: Feb-11-16 8:07 am
NEW DELHI - The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.
- 2 boaters rescued near mouth of Mississippi River Updated: Feb-11-16 7:51 am
NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 13-foot aluminum flat boat taking water near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
- Human remains found in Hot Spring County wildlife area Updated: Feb-11-16 7:48 am
MALVERN, Arkansas - Police say that human remains have been found in a protected wildlife area in Hot Spring County.
- Wildfire burning in southwest of Natchitoches Parish Updated: Feb-11-16 7:00 am
NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana - State forestry officials are on the scene of another wildfire in Natchitoches Parish.
- Venison from deer killed in Ann Arbor going to feed hungry Updated: Feb-11-16 6:53 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Venison from deer killed by sharpshooters hired to reduce the deer population in Ann Arbor parks is being processed to help feed the hungry.
- Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in Updated: Feb-11-16 6:20 am
BURNS, Oregon - The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers surrounded them in a tense standoff.
- Federal judges to hear arguments in flood diversion case Updated: Feb-11-16 6:05 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Three federal appeals judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether construction of a levee related to a planned Red River diversion project should proceed.
- Michigan bird sanctuary expands to protect sensitive species Updated: Feb-11-16 5:52 am
BELLEVUE, Michigan - The Michigan Audubon Society's Bernard W. Baker Sanctuary is growing by 80 acres to help protect sensitive species that breed at the property.
- Survey: Solar workforce grows in New Mexico Updated: Feb-11-16 5:01 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - State energy officials say the solar industry's workforce is growing in New Mexico.
- C&O Canal program puts park advocates aboard Amtrak trains Updated: Feb-11-16 4:46 am
- Michigan resources panel to discuss 2017 spending plans Updated: Feb-11-16 4:01 am
DETROIT - The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is scheduled to discuss a range of topics at its February meeting, from the condition of the state's elk herd to spending priorities for the next fiscal year.
- Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmir Updated: Feb-11-16 3:52 am
NEW DELHI - An Indian army soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir died Thursday in a hospital in the Indian capital.
- The Latest: Cliven Bundy jailed upon arriving in Portland Updated: Feb-11-16 2:33 am
BURNS, Oregon - The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):
- Powerful California coastal panel ousts top executive Updated: Feb-11-16 2:21 am
LOS ANGELES - The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.
- Pacifica: Residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs Updated: Feb-11-16 2:16 am
PACIFICA, California - Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."
- Grand Teton plans to demolition, restore old park buildings Updated: Feb-11-16 1:52 am
JACKSON, Wyoming - A plan to renovate or demolish a number of historic Grand Teton National Park buildings is drawing pushback from residents.
- The Latest: California coast commission ousts top executive Updated: Feb-11-16 12:39 am
MORRO BAY, California - The Latest on the leadership shakeup of the powerful California Coastal Commission (all times local):
- Aussie Olympic doctor says Rio water bigger worry than Zika Updated: Feb-10-16 11:58 pm
BRISBANE, Australia - The Australian team's medical director says water quality will be more of a threat to the health of athletes and officials at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro than the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
- Court's stay on EPA rules gives governor temporary reprieve Updated: Feb-10-16 8:25 pm
HELENA, Montana - The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to temporarily freeze the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan gives Montana Gov. Steve Bullock breathing room in his campaign for a second term.
- Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure Updated: Feb-10-16 8:07 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state - a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities.
- White House: Scrap drilling revenue sharing with Gulf states Updated: Feb-10-16 7:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's U.S. senators and environmental groups are blasting the White House for proposing to help Alaska deal with rising seas by taking money away from similar efforts along the Gulf Coast.
- Tesla's 4Q net loss doubles but shares up on outlook Updated: Feb-10-16 7:30 pm
DETROIT - Tesla Motors posted its 11th straight quarterly loss Wednesday, and its results badly missed Wall Street's forecasts. But the electric car maker's shares soared anyway on news that its lower-priced Model 3 sedan is on schedule to be released next year.