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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in... More >>

Jameion Hernandez reacts to his sentence for the murder of Lisa Stukey. Judge Dane Watkins Jr. sentenced Hernandez to 25 years to life at the Bonneville County Courthouse on Monday. Seated next to Hernandez is defense attorney James Archibald. Monte LaOrange / mlaorange@postregister.com

With two pictures in front of him that seemed incompatible, District Judge Dane Watkins Jr. made the most important decision of another man’s life.  The first picture, as... More >>

Idaho’s nine child vehicular heatstroke fatalities are more than the surrounding states of Washington (6), Oregon (3), Montana (2) and Wyoming (1). kidsandcars.org

With temperatures heating up in eastern Idaho, residents are encouraged to remain mindful of the consequences of leaving a child or pet in a car on a hot day.  The National... More >>

Laura Stark completed her ride on Friday near Haystack Rock on the Oregon coast. Submitted photo

More than two years ago, two young women hoping to raise funds for affordable housing dipped their wheels in the Atlantic Ocean, faced west, and started for the Pacific along with a group of... More >>

FILE - In this May 20, 2018 file photo, lava flows into the ocean near Pahoa, Hawaii. Officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, Monday, July 16, 2018, injuring at least 13 people. The people were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava from an erupting volcano plunge into the ocean. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard’s revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion... More >>
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LaDean Harmston, right, works with fellow Museum of Idaho archivist Judy House organizing a collection of photos the museum had received. ^ Courtesy of Museum of Idaho Courtesy Museum of Idaho

Standing on the stage, amid 12 other award recipients LaDean Harmston didn’t know...

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Ron Harper holds his son Washington Nationals Bryce Harper's trophy after the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby Monday, July 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd...

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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during the family photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam. The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head into their meeting, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, here’s a look at what each president may be hoping to achieve: (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP, File)

HELSINKI (AP) — The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term...

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Visitors use smartphones to photograph Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park in this Aug. 25, 2015, photo. Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see improvements this summer, the Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle reports. Jim Peaco / Yellowstone National Park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Cellular phone service in Yellowstone National Park will see...

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This January 2018 photo shows southwestern black bean and corn salad in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)

This is one of those salads that just saves the day over and over again. Here are the...

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Jerry Painter / jpainter@postregister.com Julie Painter rides along the north entrance into Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday.

Three antelope stood next to the bike path about 50 yards up ahead Saturday as my wife...

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Big Head Todd to perform in Ketchum The rock band Big Head Todd and Monsters is...

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