Birth control tests horses Fertility control drug used during Wyoming roundup

EDEN, Wyo. — The mares received the equine equivalent of the pill and the stallions remained intact. The dust has settled from a government roundup of nearly 700 wild horses in southwest Wyoming in...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

A bigger, better burger? Wendy’s changes things up

NEW YORK — When Wendy’s decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lettuce knowledge. And...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Woman charged in death of her newborns given bond

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) A young Tennessee woman charged with murdering her newborn twins could be released from jail if she can come up with a $250,000 bond.Supporters of 25-year-old Lindsey Lowe...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

18 Utah National Guard members given Purple Hearts

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Eighteen members of the Utah National Guard have been awarded Purple Hearts for injuries suffered during a recent deployment to Afghanistan.Maj. Gen. Brian Tarbet says during...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Medicaid program sees delays

DENVER — Colorado’s Medicaid program has had significant delays in determining applicants’ eligibility, according to a federal review released Tuesday that raised the question of withholding money...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Earthquake rattles E. Coast

MINERAL, Va. — One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded on the East Coast shook buildings and rattled nerves from South Carolina to New England on Tuesday and forced the evacuations of parts...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Quake shakes Colo.

VALDEZ — The strongest earthquake to hit Colorado in more than four decades startled thousands of residents along the New Mexico border as it toppled chimneys, cracked walls and triggered minor...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Hanging Lake can’t handle crowd

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) — One of Colorado’s most spectacular hikes is too popular. Authorities at Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon say they’re turning away hundreds of vehicles on weekend days...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Yellowstone Park helps people in wheelchairs

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The nation’s oldest national park has long offered volume-controlled public phones and sign language interpreters for its ranger programs.Even its newspaper,...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Dip into healthy snacks

Maybe you need another idea for packing fiber and vitamins into your child’s lunch. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to convince yourself to eat more fruit. Either way, making a dip (or three) to...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

General denies knowledge of failed armor

WASHINGTON — A top Army general said Thursday he knows of no case in which the military’s body armor has failed to do its job in protecting troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.Responding to a recent...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

White House orders spending cuts

WASHINGTON — It’s a microcosm of the budget battling that has consumed Congress all year: The Obama administration wants federal agencies to save money while Republicans push for additional savings...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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