Clint Payne, the brother of U.S. tourist Melissa Cochran, who was injured and whose husband, Kurt Cochran, was killed in Wednesday's London attack, speaks at a podium during a press conference with family members at New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police force, in London, Monday, March 27, 2017. Listening are family members, Melissa's sisters Sara McFarland, second left, Jennifer Burton, third left, Angela, right, and Sara's husband Jason McFarland, left. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) — The family of an American slain in last week’s terror attack in London expressed gratitude for the kindness of strangers on Monday, offering hope and resolve that... More >>

Travis Harpole, a former logger who was injured on the job, says his subsequent addiction to pain killers led him to commit crimes and turn to heroin. Now he spends his days, still in pain, behind bars at thye Benewah County Jail. Ralph Bartholdt / Lewiston Tribune

LEWISTON — In the Lewiston Police Department evidence room, where refrigerators hum and moveable shelves bulge with items lost, stolen, or destined for courtroom trials, a series of... More >>

Firefighters battle an early morning apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Building inspectors found multiple fire code violations at a Northern California building just three days before a blaze erupted, killing three of the low-income... More >>

FILE - In this March 15, 2017 file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Re.Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes once said all he ever wanted to be was a dairy farmer. He’s a long way from the farm. The congressman from the Central Valley of California is running one of the most scrutinized, complex and politically fraught congressional investigations in recent memory. As House intelligence committee chairman he’s tasked with leading the probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s campaign associates’ ties to Moscow. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes faced growing calls Tuesday to step away from the panel’s Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source... More >>

Residents sit next to a destroyed house where several people were killed after it was destroyed during fights between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area earlier this month (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic... More >>
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, U.S. Navy veteran Stephen Matthews sits for a photograph in the bedroom of a relative's home in Warwick, R.I., where he and his family lived after being evicted from their home. Through federal assistance, Matthews received a voucher that would pay about two-thirds of his rent, and found a place to live in late December after a six-month search. President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget eliminates an independent agency that coordinates the efforts of several federal agencies which play a role in preventing and ending homelessness. Nonprofits and local government officials said it would be harder to house the rest of the nation's homeless veterans without the council's guidance, leadership and coordination. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

WASHINGTON — The White House is following up its longshot roster of budget cuts with...

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This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. Environmental risks and heredity get the most blame for cancer, but new research released on Thursday, March 23, 2017 suggests random chance may play a bigger role than people realize: Healthy cells naturally make mistakes when they multiply, typos in your DNA that can leave new cells carrying cancer-prone genetic mutations. (Ewa Krawczyk/National Cancer Institute via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their...

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President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally. The president gave up on arguing that Barack Obama tapped his phones, and he doesn’t give up on anything easily. A look at how that sensational charge and a variety of other statements by the president, on Russia, immigration, health care and more, met reality checks over the past week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor...

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This March 3, 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows a red wine braised brisket in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)

Let’s get this out of the way early: you don’t need a Passover brisket recipe...

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Chinook season begins April 22 on the Snake River in Hells Canyon and the lower Salmon and Little Salmon rivers and the Clearwater River. Courtesy Idaho Fish and Game

Idaho will open a four-day-a-week spring chinook fishing season on the Clearwater River,...



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4-H reaches beyond the farm with Lego robots

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From left, Scott Andersen, 6, and Artimis Glick, 7, listen to Alaena Wilfong, University of Idaho Extension educator, of Idaho Falls, give them instructions in building a robot from Legos during a day camp held at the 4-H office all week. The camp began Monday and concludes this afternoon.

For five afternoons this week, four girls and 13 boys became bona fide engineers when they used Legos to assemble a robot with working motors and sensors. They programed it with an iPad, and took it for a test drive.