12/02/2016 - 2:57pm
LaDonna Brave Bull Allard was a child when the floods came. “Where the Cannonball River joins the Missouri River ... there used to be a whirlpool that created large, spherical sandstone formations,” Allard wrote in Yes! Magazine on Sept. 3. “The...


AP photo Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs from Minnesota Vikings middle linebacker Eric Kendricks, right, during the second half of their game in Minneapolis, Thursday.
12/02/2016 - 11:38am
  MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dez Bryant sashayed through the Dallas locker room with an unmistakable swagger and had nothing but good things to say about his adversary this time around. It was a stark change from a week ago, when he sparred with Washington...


12/02/2016 - 3:58pm
CANNON BALL, N.D. — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands. But if...


Veronica Carney looks at the skyline from the remains of the home she grew up in, Dec. 1, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Carney flew in from Massachusetts to assist her parents, Richard T. Ramsey and Sue Ramsey who safely evacuated as a wildfire approached Monday evening. (Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via AP)
12/02/2016 - 4:53pm
GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction on Friday, and many walked around the once-bustling tourist city in a daze, sobbing. They hugged each other and promised that they would...


In this Oct. 10 file photo, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)
12/02/2016 - 4:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a leader of...