Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred... More >>

FILE - In this March 26, 1999, file photo, the first load of nuclear waste arrives at 4 a.m. to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site in Carlsbad, N.M., from Los Alamos National Labs. New Mexico on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014, levied more than $54 million in penalties against the U.S. Department of Energy for numerous violations that resulted in the indefinite closure of the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository. (AP Photo/Thomas Herbert, File)

The morning of Feb. 5, deep below the New Mexico desert, a salt-hauling truck caught fire inside the nation’s only repository for nuclear weapons waste. Nine days later, on the... More >>

Hillcrest's Morgan Pyper gets around the corner of the Twin Falls defense during Thursday night's game at Thunder Stadium.

Prior to the 2014 football season, Morgan Pyper watched game film from his junior year. The Hillcrest High School senior running back focused on one Hillcrest player in particular: the tall... More >>

Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com Sam Perry, 6, of Rexburg, stretches before beginning his Saturday session at Matt Lindstrom’s baseball camp in Rexburg. Lindstrom, who was born and raised in Rexburg, launched the baseball clinic four years ago. Pat Sutphin / psutphin@postregister.com

REXBURG — The final Saturday before Christmas featured snow, rain and temperatures in the mid-30s — not exactly ideal baseball conditions. But that didn’t matter to the... More >>

ADVANCE FOR USE THURSDAY, DEC. 18, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. EST AND THEREAFTER- In this Nov. 13, 2014, photo, Jennifer Blaz, 34, poses for a photo in her home in Butte, Mont., holding a photograph of her daughter, Mattisyn Blaz. Earlier that day, Matthew Blaz, 33, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the death of their infant daughter. (AP Photo/Lido Vizzutti)

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 760 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved... More >>
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In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, Rev. Juan Rumin Dominguez talks to a reporter at Our Lady of Charity Catholic church in Miami. Many Catholics have expressed pride in seeing Francis stirring hopes of progress in communist Cuba, but some Cuban-Americans say their spiritual leader betrayed them (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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Pittsburgh Steelers safety Robert Golden (21) celebrates as he walks off the field after a 20-12 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

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