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TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiles as he leaves Trump Tower Monday in New York. President-elect Donald Trump has picked Perry to head the Energy Department, said two individuals familiar with the decision. (Kathy Willens / Associated Press)

TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 7:29 A.M.

Trump taps Rick Perry to head Energy Department

President-elect Donald Trump has picked Rick Perry to head the Energy Department, said two individuals familiar with the decision, seeking to put the former Texas governor in control of an agency whose name he forgot amid a presidential debate even as he vowed to abolish it.

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TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 7:11 A.M.

Mexico finds 2 border tunnels leading into US

MEXICO CITY – Mexican police and soldiers have discovered two tunnels in the border city of Tijuana that lead into California. The tunnels were found in an area of warehouses across from Otay Mesa. Prosecutors said Monday that one of ...

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MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016

MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 2:52 P.M.

Fact check: No ‘landslide’ election win for Trump

In claiming that he scored “a massive landslide victory” in last month’s presidential election, Donald Trump turned history upside down. In fact, his winning margin in the Electoral College is on the other end of the historical spectrum, far closer to the narrowest win in history than to the widest.

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MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 1:58 P.M.

UK to ban extreme right wing group

LONDON – Britain’s government is banning an extreme right wing group under the Terrorism Act 2000 – the first time a right-wing organization has been banned under the legislation. Home Secretary Amber Rudd banned National Action with an order that ...

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Montana lawmakers want Wyoming to stop feeding elk

WILDLIFE -- The Montana Senate has voted to tell Wyoming and federal wildlife officials to stop feeding elk outside Yellowstone National Park. The Associated Press reports that the resolution passed ...

The week that was…

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson, and Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The show also ...

Parting Shot — 2.24.17

Veteran Ron Goodall stands by his Harley-Davidson three-wheeler revving the engine to disrupt Friday's Where's Cathy demonstration at the Walla Walla County Courthouse along Main Street, Walla Walla, Wash. The ...

Baumgartner town hall Saturday

It may not have the passion and excitement of a congressional town hall meeting, but state Sen. Mike Baumgartner will hold a legislative town hall meeting on Saturday. Baumgartner, a ...