Anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

FILE - This Friday, April 7, 2017, file photo, shows cigarette butts discarded in an ashtray outside a New York office building. Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies are returning to prime-time television, but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

WASHINGTON — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice.

Idaho officials keep eye on CWD’s spread

Ben Davis, left, with the Missouri Department of Conservation, takes a knife to a buck shot by a hunter to cut out the lymph nods of the deer to see if the animal have chronic wasting disease Nov. 12 in Weldon Spring, Mo. The Missouri Department of Conservation mandated the testing in an effort to continue tracking how widespread the disease is in the state, and where the infected animals were found. Montana recently became the 22nd state to have animals infected with CWD. (David Carson,/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) David Carson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Idaho wildlife managers are poised to retool a plan that outlines how they will handle a fatal disease that affects wild deer if one should ultimately test positive for the illness known as chronic wasting disease or CWD.

Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

Protesters calling for the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe demonstrate outside the parliament building in Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Zimbabwe's political turmoil continues Tuesday as Parliament has begun impeachment proceedings against Mugabe. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him.

Salmon woman gets a jump on the growing season

Carol Bullock harvests kale from her permaculture garden which consist of cardboard, straw, wood chips and leaves covered by a layer of dirt. Her garden sits on an elevated planter 12 inches above ground level. Jerry Slagle for the Post Register

SALMON — Wind, rain and even snow in recent weeks have not kept Carol Bullock from indulging in her passion for home gardening or from readying her ground south of town for the upcoming growing season.

Trump administration announces sanctions against N. Korea

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2017, file photo, a man watches a TV screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea. With all the verbal barbs flying between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump these days, China’s decision to send its most senior official to North Korea in more than two years could be a welcome opportunity to defuse the growing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation.

Antitrust fight looms for AT&T’s $85B Time Warner deal

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores in New York. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the suit ahead of its official filing. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant.

‘CBS This Morning’ to air for 1st time after Rose suspension

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Charlie Rose participates in the "CBS This Morning" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. The Washington Post says eight women have accused television host Charlie Rose of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior. CBS News suspended Charlie Rose and PBS is to halt production and distribution of a show following the sexual harassment report. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women.

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

FILE - In this June 10, 1981 file photo, convicted murderer Charles Manson is photographed during an interview with television talk show host Tom Snyder in a medical facility in Vacaville, Calif. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era.

102-year-old survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew

In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, center, looks at a picture with Alexandre Pietruszka and family in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba. Pietruszka who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his son, 66-year-old Alexandre, flew from Russia to see him. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor and in a frail, squeaky voice began blurting out greetings in Russian, a language he hadn’t spoken in decades.



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