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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge temporarily blocked the Trump administration from easing rules on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven Western states, saying such activities left unchecked were likely to harm a struggling bird species.  

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BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border, amid sharpening tensions between the sides over trade, technology and other sensitive issues.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nobody knows how long the skinny white dog was trapped on the side of a steep, rocky cliff in rural Idaho, but when Dave Wright heard about the pup's plight he knew he had to get the animal down.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Air Force wants to fly supersonic fighter jets at lower altitudes in lightly populated areas of southwestern Idaho, northern Nevada and southeastern Oregon to better simulate combat conditions.

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon counties are offering the opportunity for U.S. military members, their dependents and others living overseas to vote in special elections this November with smartphones, officials announced Wednesday.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Atmospheric nuclear weapons testing exposed more states and more people to radiation fallout and resulting cancers and other diseases than the federal government currently recognizes, Western governors said.

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THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Two Pacific Northwest tribes on Monday demanded the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to save migrating salmon and starving orcas and restore fishing sites that were guaranteed to the tribes in a treaty more than 150 years ago.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — One option in a plan to battle devastating wildfires in southwestern Idaho, southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada creates 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) of fuel breaks up to 400 feet (120 meters) wide along existing roads.

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SEATTLE (AP) — This past summer, city of Seattle officials sent a warning to about 60 of its employees: They may have been exposed to toxic chemical compounds during a January cleanup of a Sodo homeless encampment.

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KUNA, Idaho (AP) — Six middle and high school sustained minor injuries when a vehicle collided with the school bus they were riding in southwestern Idaho.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Katrina Ohlemiller spends most of her afternoons and weekends, not at home, but at the homes of her students.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A union representing grocery workers from across Oregon and southwest Washington has reached a contract agreement with local grocery stores after 16 months of negotiations.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has identified three deputies placed on administrative leave after a man died Saturday night while they attempted to subdue him.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Canadian company hoping to mine for gold in central Idaho wants a lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe requesting that the site be cleaned up to be put on hold.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa boarding school for troubled youth will get another chance to try to discredit a student whose testimony helped convict him of sexual abuse charges, under a court ruling issued Friday.

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POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A 1,000-pound (450-kilogram) steer named Carlos who charmed area residents in northern Idaho has avoided a trip to the slaughterhouse after neighbors raised money to buy him.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — If Idaho spent the remaining $150 million of the estimated $240 million it's getting from the sale of residential and commercial real estate, it could buy another 130,000 acres (53,000 hectares) of timberland, Gov. Brad Little was told Thursday.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The forest in and around one of the nation's top ski destinations is in trouble from an ongoing combination of unusually warm temperatures, drought, wildfires, insect invaders and pathogens, officials say.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Boise has closed a day-shelter for homeless families and plans on moving some of the funding to Interfaith Sanctuary Shelter, which will begin offering day-shelter services seven days a week later this month.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho’s two congressional representatives split Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan resolution opposing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria.

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. …

BLACKFOOT — A recalcitrant Juan Santos-Quintero Jr. has refused for the second time in Bingham County 7th District Court to admit that he is responsible for damages resulting from his standoff with law enforcement officers at a home near Firth more than a year ago during which a Bingham Coun…

POCATELLO — A local man who sexually abused two boys numerous times starting when the children were toddlers was referred to as a “monster” when he was sentenced on Tuesday to serve up to four decades in prison.