Opinion

07/16/2018 - 12:00am
You’ve probably seen the sentimentally sweet TV commercial for Facebook. A narrator describes the enjoyable moments all Facebook users initially experience: Reconnecting with old friends, connecting further with current friends, making new friends....

Sports

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France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the trophy aloft after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday.
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France’s Benjamin Mendy celebrates with the trophy after the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday.

07/16/2018 - 12:00am
MOSCOW (AP) — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France’s players acted like the youthful bunch they are. Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame...

MONTANA/REGION

07/16/2018 - 12:00am
HELENA (AP) — Republican lawmakers failed to get enough support to call a special session to consider referenda to counter two proposed ballot initiatives. Secretary of State Corey Stapleton said Monday that 45 lawmakers supported the special...

Nation

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A plane battling the Ferguson Fire passes the setting sun in unincorporated Mariposa County Calif., near Yosemite National Park on Sunday.

07/16/2018 - 12:00am
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said. The so-called Ferguson...

World

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Supporter of Croatia national soccer team members wait to welcome the team on their arrival in Zagreb, Croatia, Monday.

07/16/2018 - 12:00am
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes’ welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Tens of thousands of people...