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Prosecutors: Men in gun conspiracy had white supremacy ties

Nov. 20, 2020 7:13 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Two men previously charged with conspiring to make and sell illegal firearms also discussed shooting protesters after scouting a Black Lives Matter rally and had participated in live-fire weapons training where participants displayed Nazi symbols, prosecutors said in court...

Colorado State punter Ryan Stonehouse (41) has a punt blocked for the second of the night, this time by Boise State cornerback Avery Williams (26), during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

Boise St blocks 3 kicks for scores, routs Colorado St 52-21

Nov. 13, 2020 12:31 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Avery Williams blocked two punts that were returned for touchdowns in the first half, Boise State had three special teams touchdowns off blocked kicks, and the Broncos routed Colorado State 52-21 on Thursday night. Williams recovered his own blocked punt for a touchdown 52 seconds into...

BYU wide receiver Neil Pau'u (2) waits for a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Boise State on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

No. 9 BYU routs No. 21 Boise State 51-17 to remain unbeaten

Nov. 7, 2020 2:49 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BYU hasn’t had many chances this season to prove that it’s deserving of its lofty No. 9 ranking. On Friday night, the Cougars took full advantage of their first game against a ranked team. And it was nothing short of impressive. Zach Wilson threw for 359 yards and two...

BYU quarterback Zach Wilson (1) out runs Western Kentucky defensive end DeAngelo Malone (10) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)

No. 9 BYU looks to stay perfect facing No. 21 Boise State

Nov. 5, 2020 5:20 PM EST

Several weeks ago, Kalani Sitake was tuned in to the challenge No. 9 BYU was about to face. He knew the attention around his team was going to turn to the Cougars' last big road test even while they had other opponents to face. What appears to be the Cougars’ best chance at making a big statement on a...

A devotee applies vermilion on the face of another during Durga Puja festival in Mumbai, India, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. The Hindu festival season is traditionally laced with an unmatched fanfare and extravaganza, with socializing being the hallmark of the celebration. But because of the coronavirus pandemic this year's festivities have started on a pale note. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

The Latest: India's daily infections at lowest in 3 months

Oct. 27, 2020 12:29 AM EDT

NEW DELHI — Authorities in India are reporting 36,470 newly confirmed coronavirus infections — that’s the lowest one-day tally in more than three months in a continuing downward trend. In its report Tuesday, the Health Ministry also listed 488 new fatalities from COVID-19 in the previous 24...

Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, spoke to reporters in the Statehouse in Boise, Idaho. He ordered a return to some restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus as intertwined health care systems across the state showed early signs of buckling. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler)

Idaho governor orders return to some COVID-19 restrictions

Oct. 26, 2020 8:12 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday ordered a return to some restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus as intertwined health care systems across the state showed early signs of buckling. The Republican governor returned the state to stage 3 of his four-stage reopening plan and...

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, file photo, Salt Lake County Health Department public health nurse Lee Cherie Booth performs a coronavirus test outside the Salt Lake County Health Department in Salt Lake City. About half of U.S. states have seen their highest daily infection numbers so far at some point in October, and the country came very close to back-to-back record daily infection rates last week. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Fear and anxiety spike in virus hot spots across US

Oct. 25, 2020 3:34 PM EDT

Preslie Paur breaks down in tears when she thinks of her state’s refusal to mandate face masks. The South Salt Lake City, Utah, woman can’t work at her special education job due to an autoimmune disease. Her husband, also a special ed teacher, recently quit because his school district would not...

Boise State wins season opener, beats Utah State 42-13

Oct. 24, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — No fans were on hand to witness Boise State’s 42-13 season-opening win over Utah State on Saturday evening, but if they had, they would have felt like they had seen this game before. Hank Bachmeier threw for 268 yards and three touchdowns and George Holani rushed for 100 yards...

A policeman checks documents of a driver at central Syntagma square in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Greece's government has imposed a nightly curfew in greater Athens and other areas with high infection rates as well as a mask requirement. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

The Latest: New outbreak delays easing of rules in Melbourne

Oct. 24, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia — A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia’s Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered city. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews withheld any announcement on an easing on Sunday as the state...

A woman, right, has a meal, inside a restaurant's outdoor tent Thursday Oct. 22, 2020, in Kew Gardens in the Queens borough of New York.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo is easing restrictions slightly in some coronavirus hot spots in New York City, but adding them in areas along the Pennsylvania border as the state recorded more than 2,000 new infections in a single day for the first time since mid-May. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

The Latest: Mexico's Chihuahua border state back in lockdown

Oct. 23, 2020 9:26 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s northern border state of Chihuahua returned to the highest level of alert and lockdown Friday after coronavirus cases jumped there and hospitals began to fill up. The Chihuahua state government declared the return to the “red” level of alert Friday, which closes...