In this March 13 photo, several gun-rights activists wearing blaze orange hunting vests visit the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., where bills are under consideration to place restrictions on gun ownership. A nationwide review of state legislation by The Associated Press suggests the Florida high school shooting may not lead to the sea change in firearms policy that gun-control advocates had desired. People on both sides of the debate are watching developments in gun-friendly Vermont, where Republican Gov. Phil Scott abandoned his stance against gun control after police arrested an 18-year-old man allegedly plotting a mass shooting at a high school. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country faces an uphill climb in a majority of states, an Associated Press... More >>

Dr. Mark Peters, director of Idaho National Laboratory, addresses audience members during a City Club meeting on Thursday. Peters spoke on a range of topics including the Transient Reactor Test Facility (TREAT), creating fuel for missions to Mars, recycling nuclear fuel, and cyber security saying “it’s an existential threat we’re facing.” John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

Idaho National Laboratory’s director hopes the lab could help drive an energy-focused economic renaissance in eastern Idaho. While answering a question about plans for 12 small... More >>

In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo inmates walk across the grounds of the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Kuna, Idaho. The medium-security prison south of Boise was where Glenn Cox, serving time on a drunken driving charge, was assaulted and killed in his cell last fall. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)

BOISE — Glenn Cox went before the parole board with a plan and a bandage on his forehead. The Idaho Falls man had already been accepted into a live-in substance abuse treatment... More >>

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, a mother whose daughter said she was sexually assaulted during first grade by a classmate at their elementary school on a U.S. military base in Germany, stands in her daughter's bedroom at their new home in Colorado. On Thursday, March 15, 2018, senior members of Congress called for investigations and a hearing following an Associated Press report that details how the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they sexually assault each other on base. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Congress reacted Thursday to an Associated Press investigation into sexual assault among children on U.S. military bases by demanding the Defense and Justice departments explain how they... More >>

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with workers at the Essar Steel Algoma plant during a visit to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, as MP Terry Sheehan looks on, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Trudeau is telling steel workers that it makes no sense for the U.S. to reverse its decision to exempt Canada from trade tariffs on steel and aluminum. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has owned up to making things up. For a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump was by his own admission unprepared... More >>
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Idaho Falls native A.J. Freeman, right, will appear om Jeopardy! on Tuesday. Freeman is pictured with host Alex Trebek. “I was really excited to get on while Alex was still the host,” Freeman said. “After all, he is Jeopardy!”

For trivia enthusiasts, rubbing shoulders with Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! is the...

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Louisville guard Dana Evans (1) attempts to strip the ball away from Boise State guard Braydey Hodgins (14) during a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Louisville, Ky., Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

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FILE - In this April 16, 2014, file photo, tulips planted in a field near Mount Vernon, Wash. glisten with rain drops. The area is host to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

We’re coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. Here...

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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, White House counsel Don McGahn gestures while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md. As a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to drain the swamp in Washington. But as president, records show he and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate they very industries rom which they collected paychecks. Records reviewed by The Associated Press show McGahn, has issued at least 24 ethics waivers to key administration officials at the White House and executive branch agencies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his appointees have stocked federal...

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Joar Ulsom of Norway poses with his dogs after winning the Iditarod sled dog race in Nome, Alaska, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Diana Haecker)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Joar Ulsom’s dreams of making it big in the dog-mushing...



This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Alicia Vikander in a scene from "Tomb Raider." (Ilze Kitshoff/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

In “Tomb Raider ,” which has elements of “Indiana Jones,” ”...

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