In this Sept. 2 photo, Pentagon press secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon. The Pentagon on Monday night, said the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region. Kirby says that because the military operation is ongoing, no details can be provided yet. He says the decision to strike was made early Monday by the military. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-... More >>

Idaho Falls philanthropist Greg Carr visits with Steve Burns, director of Zoo Boise and the president-elect of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, during Burns’ tour of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park. Conservation fees from places such as Zoo Boise plus tourism dollars and other donations go to rebuild the ecosystem at Gorongosa National Park — said by famed biologist E.O. Wilson to be the most ecologically diverse park in the world and home to hippos, great white pelicans, Crawshay zebras and a lion named Nginga. Katherine Jones / kjones@idahostatesman.com

BOISE — Some people think of cages when they think of zoos. Steve Burns wants people to think, instead, of wild lions and recovering populations of African elephants. “I... More >>

A local company invented a remote viewing controlled mini-submarine and iPet Companion, which lets viewers remotely play with pets in animals shelters, including Idaho Humane Society. The mini-sub is in a large fish/shark tank that is remotely controlled by off-site viewers who log in via their computers to "drive" the mini-sub.

A Boise company is taking armchair adventuring and learning to a new level by letting anyone on the Internet take command of a remotely operated underwater vehicle. The LiveDiver device... More >>

Cheryl Senter / Associated Press Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.

By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano... More >>

A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

n Hawthi fighters steal military gear from government buildings SANAA, Yemen (AP) — In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country’s Shiite rebels seized homes... More >>
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A local company invented a remote viewing controlled mini-submarine and iPet Companion, which lets viewers remotely play with pets in animals shelters, including Idaho Humane Society. The mini-sub is in a large fish/shark tank that is remotely controlled by off-site viewers who log in via their computers to "drive" the mini-sub.

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