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A used fuel road storage pool at Idaho National Laboratory’s Advanced Test Reactor facilitity. Post Register file

Local researchers are designing a product that could change the nuclear industry. Like many good ideas, it started on a napkin. Executives from Tokyo-based Sakae Casting visited Idaho... More >>

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., attends a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gillibrand says President Donald Trump’s latest tweet about her was a “sexist smear” aimed at silencing her voice. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Plowing into the sexual harassment debate in a big way, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat... More >>

FILE - This Sept. 27, 2017 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, joining Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and other GOP lawmakers to talk about the Republicans' proposed rewrite of the tax code for individuals and corporations, at the Capitol in Washington. The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a new analysis. House and Senate negotiators are rushing to finalize the tax legislation and deliver the promised measure to President Donald Trump before Christmas. Trump will try on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 to sell the American people on an unpopular GOP tax overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump... More >>

This Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, photo taken in New York shows the word feminism listed in the dictionary. Merriam-Webster has revealed “feminism” as its word of the year for 2017 on Tuesday, Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

NEW YORK (AP) — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.” Yes, it’s been a big year or two or 100... More >>

In this Oct. 4, 2017 photo provided by The National Press Club shows, Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed. Soto fled to the United States a decade ago after articles he wrote alleging corruption in the Mexican military caused his name to land on a hit list, according to his lawyer, Eduardo Beckett. (Noel St. John/The National Press Club via AP)

HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he... More >>
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President Donald Trump steps off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Trump is returning from a trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President...

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John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com John Rivera poses for a portrait Dec. 5 in his workshop in Idaho Falls. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

After selling his eighth or ninth custom fishing rod to the same man in Oregon several...

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This Dec. 4, 2017 photo shows an orange and raspberry tart in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

During the holidays, we could all use a fantastic tart recipe in our hip pockets. Tarts...

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A skier and his dog head up the Teton Canyon Road on Saturday east of Driggs. There was just enough snow for groomers to set tracks and smooth it out for skate skiers. In the background, Mount Owen, the Grand, Table Mountain and the Middle Teton can be seen. (Jerry Painter photo)

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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Gwendoline Christie as Capt. Phasma in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." (Lucasfilm via AP)

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