Chairman Frank Church, D-Idaho, of the Senate Intelligence Committee, displays a poison dart gun Sept. 17, 1975, as co-chairman John G. Tower, R-Texas, looks at the weapon during the panel’s probe of the Central Intelligence Agency at a Washington hearing. The committee also heard from CIA Director William E. Colby, who told them that 37 lethal poisons were discovered in an agency lab. (AP Photo)

BOISE — Forty years ago today, in a cramped room on Capitol Hill, Idaho Sen. Frank Church led a group that pored over many of the most highly classified documents of the Central... More >>

Josh Elison, a sophomore at Brigham Young University-Idaho studying mechanical engineering, rakes shell casings into a pile so other student volunteers can pick up them up during a cleanup campaign Saturday at the Bureau of Land Management’s Menan Buttes Allotment. Pat Sutphin /

MENAN BUTTES — For the record, the Bureau of Land Management would rather not impose new regulations or close popular public recreational areas. But there are times when the... More >>

Family members of a victim lay tributes to the victims in front of a stele, a stone slab erected as a monument, set up in the area where a Germanwings aircraft crashed in the French Alps, in Le Vernet, France, Saturday, March 28, 2015. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain Tuesday killed all 150 people aboard, and has raised questions about the mental state of the co-pilot. Authorities believe the 27-year-old German deliberately sought to destroy the Airbus A320 as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week’s plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots’... More >>

In this Wednesday, March 25, 2015 photo, Internal Revenue Service Special Agent In Charge Jonathan Larsen, holds a Smith & Wesson .38 Special during an interview in Mountainside, N.J. The gun belonged to IRS investigator Michael Malone, the man who went undercover to infiltrate Al Capones gang in the 1930s and eventually brought down the feared mobster. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. (AP) — The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney,... More >>

Visitors peer into Indian Tunnel skylight at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in this undated photo. Photo courtesy Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

A renewed effort to change the name and increase visibility of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is slowly gaining momentum. Supporters of giving Craters of the Moon... More >>
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Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation Saturday, March 28, 2015. Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Thursday prohibiting state laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his or her religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, hits a return to Fernando Verdasco at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — When the ball whizzed past Serena Williams for an ace late...

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In this Feb. 24, 2015 photo, Vivek Shah, right, a sophomore resident advisor at Vanderbilt University, talks with friends Samara Lieberman, left, a senior from Detroit, and Tyler Shull, center, a sophomore from Chapel Hill, NC, by a fireplace in the great room in the Warren College and Moore College section of the Vanderbilt campus in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt is one of a small but growing number of U.S. colleges and universities that have embraced a "residential college" model where students become part of a close-knit but diverse community that enhances both their academic and social lives. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

CONCORD, N.H. — On college campuses nationwide, the intertwined problems of sexual...

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