Sheriff’s department to review California mansion death

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Adam Shacknai sits in court during the civil trial, in San Diego for the wrongful death of Rebecca Zahau. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will review the death of a woman found hanging inside a mansion after a lawsuit verdict contradicted investigators' findings that she committed suicide. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, File)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will review the death of a woman found hanging inside a mansion after a lawsuit verdict contradicted investigators’ findings that she committed suicide.

Woman to row across ocean for environmental awareness

In a Thursday, March, 29, 2018 photo, Eliza Dawson Dawson trains at the Seattle Rowing Center and spends hours each day rowing in waters including this part of the Fremont Cut toward the Fremont Bridge, in Seattle, Wash. a former UW crew member, is part of a four-woman team that will row across the Pacific to Hawaii this June. She and her team want to try to break the record for women rowers. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP)

SEATTLE (AP) — As a member of the University of Washington’s elite women’s varsity crew, Eliza Dawson honed her athletic skills on the sometimes-choppy waters of Lake Washington.

Vancouver teen finds confidence amid fledgling drag scene

In this Sunday, March 25, 2018, photo, Keegan Dittmer, 17, center, brings Wanda Faame to life while greeting fellow drag queen Shania Dumaur, of Beaverton, Ore., at Brickhouse in Vancouver, Wash. "I have really seen myself come out of my shell since I started performing both in theater and in drag," Dittmer said. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian via AP)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Keegan Dittmer hurried home from his unglamorous fast-food job and disappeared into the typically chaotic bedroom of a 17-year-old high school junior, where he began his self-transformation into the glamorous and composed Wanda Faame.

Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

In this Friday, March 2, 2018 photo, Mitt Romney poses with a group at the Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife Banquet during a campaign stop, in Blanding, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney was forced into a Republican primary in his bid for U.S. Senate in Utah after losing a nomination battle Saturday at the state’s far-right-leaning GOP convention.

Vegas Mob Museum lets visitors play police officer

In this April 12, 2018, photo, people look at an interactive exhibit at the Crime Lab Experience in the Mob Museum in Las Vegas. For years the museum has showcased the area's storied past in organized crime, but visitors can now also enjoy a speakeasy, a use of deadly force training experience, and an interactive crime lab exhibit. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom. A police officer immediately starts giving verbal commands, ordering the man to let the woman go, but the intruder refuses and lunges toward the officer with a weapon in hand. The officer then raises her gun and shoots the man.

Deceased WWII veteran to get the honor he deserved

In this Sunday, April 1, 2018, photograph, LaRee Foster, owner of Snyder Grand Valley Memorials, right, stands with veteran Mike Shults of Grand Junction, Colo., who holds the urn containing the cremains of Howard Lee Knowles, who died in 1995. Shults helped confirm that Knowles was a veteran and made arrangements for him to receive full military funeral honors. (Chancey Bush/Grand Junction Daily Sentinel via AP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shults never knew Howard Knowles.

University of Wyoming students leading compositing effort

In this April 10, 2018, photo, Japheth Frauendienst dumps straw onto compost to aid with the decomposing at ACRES Student Farm at the University of Wyoming on in Laramie, Wyo. Students working with the Zero Waste Initiative plan to pitch the idea of large-scale composting once they have gathered data on the volume and variety of waste generated by campus.(Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Some University of Wyoming students are working to make their campus greener and more sustainable by exploring the costs, benefits and need for large-scale composting — an effort that might radically change the way UW deals with the waste it generates.

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