KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake.
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing permanent new rules that would require media organizations to obtain a permit to film and shoot photographs in more than 100 million acres of the nation’s wilderness.
MERCER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania dairy farmer says a 2-year-old bull that went missing for a month was likely pushed over a fence by a friend’s pregnant buffalo.
PORTLAND — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania. A Jack Russell terrier that somehow ended up in Oregon more than four months after she went missing from her home near Philadelphia will soon be flown back to the Keystone State.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.
WASHINGTON — The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation’s economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections.
SEATTLE — As more marijuana producers move their plants indoors over the next two decades, the grow operations in Washington state are expected to need as much electricity each year as what a small Northwest city consumes, according to an energy forecast by regional power planners.
Groups pan ‘phony reform’
Doctors say it will take twice as many cases to find origin
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s only national park needs a Thanksgiving miracle.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., said Wednesday that House members have taken steps to stop “yet another regulatory overreach by a federal agency out of control, threatening jobs, threatening private property rights, threatening rural communities and threatening our way of life.”
President has sanctioned more than 150 airstrikes
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — A communications company and a satellite TV network are teaming up to offer $10 million in prize money to dozens of rural communities to help stimulate growth and revitalization in 27 states.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Texas veterinarians have turned to acupuncture to treat the aching joints of a Komodo dragon at the San Antonio Zoo.