United States's James Harden, tries to controls the ball in front Turkey's Omer Asik, left, Cenk Akyol, and Sinan Guler, center back, during the Group C Basketball World Cup match, in Bilbao northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from last Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier. Instead, the Americans were the ones on the... More >>

Mountain goats often greet hikers at the top of Scotchman Peak, a popular trail destination in the proposed Scotchman Peaks Wilderness north of Lake Pend Oreille. The roadless area has garnered the most consensus for wilderness designation in the Idaho Panhandle. RICH LANDERS / The Spokesman-Review

Editor’s note: Idaho’s largest newspapers – the Post Register, Idaho Statesman, Lewiston Tribune, Idaho Press-Tribune and Spokesman Review – have collaborated on a... More >>
Editor’s note: Idaho’s largest newspapers – the Post Register, Idaho Statesman, Lewiston Tribune, Idaho Press-Tribune and Spokesman Review – have collaborated on a... More >>

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2011 file photo, Amtrak's Empire Builder rounds a turn near East Glacier Park, Mont. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it made a mistake giving active railroads too much discretion on what can be built on 200-foot-wide rights-of-way crossing thousands of miles of public land in 11 western states. (AP Photo/Flathead Beacon, Justin Franz, File)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of miles of active railroad tracks in 11 Western states cross public land on 200-foot-wide rights of way granted under an 1875 law intended to encourage... More >>

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles. The election of 2014 is an election of contradictions. A surly electorate holds President Barack Obama in low regard and gives Congress even worse marks, yet for all their anger, a historic few are motivated enough to vote and those that do are poised to "keep the bums in." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365... More >>
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of miles of active railroad tracks in 11 Western...

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2011 file photo, Amtrak's Empire Builder rounds a turn near East Glacier Park, Mont. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it made a mistake giving active railroads too much discretion on what can be built on 200-foot-wide rights-of-way crossing thousands of miles of public land in 11 western states. (AP Photo/Flathead Beacon, Justin Franz, File)

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams...

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were...

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2014 file photo, people protest for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Details may differ, circumstances of their deaths may remain unknown, but the outrage that erupted after the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has become a rallying cry in protests over police killings across the nation. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

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