Sports


President of Russia's Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov speaks to the media after a meeting marking the departure of Russian sportsmen of CSKA (Red Army) club to the Rio Olympics in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday. On Sunday, the IOC executive board asked Olympic sports federations to analyze the doping record of each athlete qualified to compete in Rio before their entry can be approved. (AP Photo)
07/26/2016 - 1:34pm
MOSCOW— At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal. International federations in canoeing, sailing and modern pentathlon...

MONTANA/REGION


In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, a black-footed ferret looks out of the entrance to a prairie dog tunnel after being let loose during a release of 30 of the animals by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. The endangered weasel is returning to an area of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago. Biologists plan to release 35 black-footed ferrets Tuesday, near Meeteetse, Wyo. (AP photo)
07/26/2016 - 1:46pm
MEETEETSE, Wyo.— Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on Meeteetse's town logo, in a bronze sculpture downtown and even on coffee mugs from a downtown restaurant, remembered for when the nocturnal weasels made their last...

Nation


Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., march during a protest in downtown on Monday in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)
07/26/2016 - 1:19pm
PHILADELPHIA— Undeterred by Sen. Bernie Sanders' plea for party unity behind Hillary Clinton, Sanders supporters chanting "Bernie or bust!" took to the streets under the hot sun Tuesday for more demonstrations on Day 2 of the Democratic convention....

World


This is an undated image of French Priest Jacques Hamel made available by the Catholic Diocese if Rouen in France on Tuesday. Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on Tuesday when two attackers slit the throat of the 86-year-old priest who was celebrating Mass Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France, killing him and gravely injured another of the handful of church-goers present before being shot to death by police. (AP photo)
07/26/2016 - 1:04pm
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France— Two attackers slit the throat of an 85-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to death by police. A nun who escaped...