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  • BOISE, Idaho— The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires. Under the deals, Idaho foresters will administer timber sales on about 10,000 acres the federal agency has on its...

  • Beautiful Little Redfish Lake at night with Sawtooth mountains in Idaho in the background and star filled sky with milky way.

    Idaho hopes to establish the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States.

  • WASHINGTON— For President Donald Trump, what's good for General Motors is great for American workers. Not to mention small businesses. Trump insists that slashing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to as low as 15 percent would free up valuable cash.

  • BOISE, Idaho— Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way. "We know the night sky has inspired people for many thousands of years," said John Barentine, program manager at the Tucson, Arizona- based International Dark-Sky Association. Leaders in the cities of Ketchum and Sun Valley, the tiny mountain town of Stanley, other...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

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    If Intermountain Healthcare reaches its goal, it will prescribe 5 million fewer opioid pills annually.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee asked its Republican leaders in a letter to summon Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger and Chief Executive Tim Sloan. That letter accompanied one sent by Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, who wants to know how Wells Fargo wrongly charged roughly 570,000...

  • Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee plan to ask Republicans in leadership to summon Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger and Chief Executive Tim Sloan to answer how sales abuses went unchecked at the bank for so long, according to a draft letter viewed by Reuters. That letter would follow one sent on Tuesday by Representative Maxine Waters, the top...

  • NEW YORK, July 24- A sluggish forecast for U.S. economic growth as well as an increase in U.S. states' Medicaid and pension contribution costs is creating a budgetary squeeze in many state capitols, according to a research report issued by S&P Global Ratings on Monday. "And while the risk that federal policy could trigger a recession has eased, the potential for a...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone's Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, met Buffett and Malone separately this week...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc and John Malone's Liberty Media Corp are exploring an investment of between $10 billion and $20 billion in U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, people familiar with the matter said. Masayoshi Son, the chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, which controls Sprint, met Buffett and Malone separately this week...

  • July 14- Sprint Corp's chairman, Masayoshi Son, has engaged in talks with Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Warren Buffett and media mogul John Malone to discuss a potential investment in the U.S. wireless company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Son met Buffett and Malone, the chairman of Liberty Interactive Corp, separately this week at an annual gathering...