April 25, 2017: What to Know

April 25, 2017: What to Know

A double execution, the State Department apologizes over its online content on Mar-a-Lago, a 12-year-old goes on a lengthy Australian drive-about and the growing possibility of a Hollywood writers strike.
White House Threatens to Take Congress to the Mat on Border Wall

White House Threatens to Take Congress to the Mat on Border Wall

"President Trump wants to shut down the government because he's saying that if he doesn't get his wall we're going to have problems. I don't think it's smart for him."
American Students 'Studying Abroad' With Immigrant Families in U.S.

American Students 'Studying Abroad' With Immigrant Families in U.S.

"I love the idea of being able to have lasting relationships with our neighbors and continuing to learn from one another."
Chobani Sues Right-Wing Extremist Alex Jones for Defamation

Chobani Sues Right-Wing Extremist Alex Jones for Defamation

"Defendant Alex Jones is no stranger to spurious statements. The defendants’ conduct in this matter was extreme, outrageous and warrants punitive damages."

April 25, 2017: What to Know

A double execution, the State Department apologizes over its online content on Mar-a-Lago, a 12-year-old goes on a lengthy Australian drive-about and the growing possibility of a Hollywood writers strike.

American Students 'Studying Abroad' With Immigrant Families in U.S.

"I love the idea of being able to have lasting relationships with our neighbors and continuing to learn from one another."

White House Threatens to Take Congress to the Mat on Border Wall

"President Trump wants to shut down the government because he's saying that if he doesn't get his wall we're going to have problems. I don't think it's smart for him."

Chobani Sues Right-Wing Extremist Alex Jones for Defamation

"Defendant Alex Jones is no stranger to spurious statements. The defendants’ conduct in this matter was extreme, outrageous and warrants punitive damages."

Anti-Censorship Coalition Pushes Back Against Challenge of Manga Novel in Jerome Middle School Library

The National Coalition Against Censorship argues that removing Sword Art Online: Aincrad from the shelves of the Jerome Middle School library would be a "harmful precedent."

Watch: Obama Delivers First Public Speech Since Leaving Office

The Obamas are currently renting a house in Washington, where their youngest daughter Sasha is finishing high school.

April 24, 2017: What to Know

The threat of a government shutdown, the discovery of a rare manuscript, a bad motorcycle crash on the Boise connector, Panera Bread is hiring and John Oliver likens Jared Kushner to Gilbert Gottfried.

Europe Leaders Breathe a Sigh of Relief After Pro-EU Candidate takes Top Spot in French Elections

"Although right-wing and left-wing radicals advanced in France, the worst of the tide of populist anger could soon be over in Europe."

North Korea Arrests Third American as He Tries to Leave Country

The American, in his late 50s, is a former professor at China's Yanbian University of Science and Technology and had been involved in aid programs for North Korea.

Macron and Le Pen Finish 1-2 in French Election and Move to Runoff

Emmanuel Macron was projected to win 23-24 percent in Sunday's first round, slightly ahead of National Front leader Le Pen with 21.6-23 percent.

March For Science Fills Idaho Capitol on Earth Day, Record Exchange Celebrates 10th Record Store Day

"The climate we have now in the country is increasingly anti-science, especially with the current administration."

April 23, 2017: What to Know

The polls are open in France, President Donald Trump's approval rating is low, Happy Days star Erin Moran is found dead and Washington State University is (not) jumping on the unicorn bandwagon.

As France Election Looms, Terror Attacks Weigh On the Minds of Voters

Will fear push some to choose Le Pen? Will more voters show up feeling they must block Le Pen and her populist, nationalist ideas, from taking the presidency?

Russia's Shadow-War in a Wary Europe

"The Russians have had an aggressive espionage presence here for a long time. The Russians now have more spies, more clandestine operations, in France than they did in the Cold War."

Photos: The March for Science is a Global Affair

"Seeing the assault on fact-based thinking, scientists are energized."

April 22, 2017: What to Know

The Trump White tightens the leash on sanctuary cities, marches for science circle the globe, Warm Springs Avenue reopens, a rough night for the Steelheads and a big day for Chris Pratt.

French Election Anxiety is Perhaps Best Expressed in Cartoons

Cartoonists from across Europe have already weighed in. Here's our selection of their best work.

Trump Issues Disaster Declarations for 11 Southern Idaho Counties Ravaged By Winter Storms

"It’s important to remember that areas of Idaho beyond these 11 counties also were impacted and now face the threat of serious flooding as a result of our heavy winter snowfall. This is great news, and there should be more to come.”

April 21, 2017: What to Know

An Arkansas execution, island hopping with Jeff Sessions, an historic night for LeBron James and another go around for The X Files.

What If Someone Could Hack Into a Driverless Car and Slam on the Brakes?

"I would much rather have a computer driving a car than a person because I've seen a lot of really bad human drivers out there.”

Paris Police Officer Dies in Champs-Élysées Shooting

France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015.

Idaho Teen, Subject of Runaway Investigation, Dies in One-Vehicle Crash

The Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office said Kristian Perez was extricated from the wreck and flown via Life Flight to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

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