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By MATTHEW BROWN and MATTHEW DALY Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden shut down oil and gas lease sales from the nation’s vast public lands and waters in his first days in office, citing worries about climate change. Now his administration has to figure out what do with the multibillion-dollar program without…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For one high school student in Wyoming, speech and debate has given her an outlet to speak out against anti-Asian rhetoric and racism, especially as the coronavirus pandemic has brought an increase in violence against Asian Americans in the last year. YuYu Yuan, an award-winning orator who helped East High School’s…

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police on Tuesday identified a 21-year-old man as the suspect who opened fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket, and court documents showed that he purchased an assault weapon less than a week before the attack that killed 10 people, including a police officer. Supermarket employees told investigators that Ahmad Al Aliwi…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are working on competing proposals to address a projected $300 million shortfall in K-12 education funding over the next two years — and are looking to solutions for a longer-term deficit in school funding. The state’s rainy day fund of about $1.3 billion is available to cover the short-term…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will hold his first formal news conference on March 25 at the White House, press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. Biden is the first president in decades to go this long without holding a formal question and answer session with reporters. He has opted to take questions about as…

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago. The fragments of parchment bear lines of Greek text from the books of Zechariah and Nahum…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An altercation involving a shooting on the Crow Indian Reservation that injured a man and a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer is under investigation by federal authorities, the FBI said Monday. The shooting happened Sunday morning in Lodge Grass, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the Wyoming state line, said FBI…

By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press ROME (AP) — The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church won’t bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.” The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, issued a formal response Monday to a question about whether Catholic clergy have the authority to bless gay…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two conservation groups are working to raise $500,000 to fund modification and construction of quarantine pens near Yellowstone National Park so more bison can be transferred to tribes and avoid slaughter, officials said. The park’s fundraising branch — Yellowstone Forever — and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition pledged to each raise $250,000,…

Marvelous Marvin Hagler stopped Thomas Hearns in a fight that lasted less than eight minutes yet was so epic that it still lives in boxing lore. Two years later he was so disgusted after losing a decision to Sugar Ray Leonard — stolen, he claimed, by the judges — that he never fought again. One…


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