No luck in search for escaped Yellowstone bison

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park hasn’t found any of the more than 50 bison that escaped through a cut fence at a containment area where they were being prepared for transfer to the Fort Peck Tribes. 97 more words


Mexico to request extradition of former Chihuahua governor

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s federal government said Wednesday it will file extradition requests for a former ruling party governor accused of diverting public funds.

The suspect is Cesar Duarte, the former governor of the northern border state of Chihuahua. 219 more words


Procession, memorial honours slain Washington state deputy

TACOMA, Wash. — Crowds lined streets and filled an auditorium to honour a Washington state sheriff’s deputy who was killed after responding to a home invasion. 102 more words


AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

WASHINGTON — The world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend.

That’s the truth about a government “shutdown”: The government doesn’t shut down. 783 more words


Chicago group sues US Steel over Indiana plant's discharges

HAMMOND, Ind. — An environmental group is suing U.S. Steel, alleging that one of the company’s northwestern Indiana plants has repeatedly violated its wastewater permit with illegal discharges. 113 more words


The Latest: California senators want details on ICE raids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Latest on pending Northern California immigration raids (all times local):

4:20 p.m.

California’s two U.S. senators want to be briefed on any plans by the Trump administration for a major immigration sweep in San Francisco and other Northern California cities. 234 more words


The Latest: Hawaii's call to FEMA lasted just 1 minute

HONOLULU — The Latest on a missile warning alert mistakenly sent in Hawaii (all times local):

3:35 p.m.

Hawaii’s phone call to federal authorities to seek guidance after mistakenly sending an alert warning of a missile attack lasted only about a minute. 657 more words