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As wolves return, so do tensions with ranchers

SEATTLE -- When the cougar trackers finally figured out it wasn't a big cat that was wiping out Dave Dashiell's livestock, the wolves already were on their way to killing or wounding 33 sheep.

By then even dogs, traps and specialists armed with ...

White House boosts Ebola action by naming new czar

WASHINGTON -- With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead...

Decision on firing officer a test for LAPD's Beck

LOS ANGELES--The veteran Los Angeles police detective took the floor at a training class for fellow officers and let loose an expletive-laden rant.

Frank Lyga claimed that he drove his Jeep in the carpool lane at 100 mph, called a prominent black...