CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that whatever he suffered from that night, he knew what he was doing.
Workers scrambled to clean oil pollution along a series of California beaches near Los Angeles on Thursday, barely a week after a huge oil spill further up the coast. An unknown tar-like substance began washing ashore from El Segundo Beach south to Redondo Beach on Wednesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said. At a news conference, US Coast Guard spokeswoman Charlene Downey said "significant progress" was made overnight in the clean up.