Some animal advocates voice concerns for dogs living in poor conditions near Casper. The Grant's House of Pits owner has 40 pit bulls living in trailers off Highway 20-26 west of town. Local residents say the dogs need better shelter...and a petition has been signed for their release.
The Senate passed the bill 63 to 36. The government would have partially shut down at midnight Friday had an agreement not been reached.
Dustin Monroe, a Native American who fought in Iraq, said after standing against the pipeline "I can be proud of this life I lived."
Mascolo, who played criminal mastermind Stefano DiMera, died on Wednesday following a battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 87.
This year's card features a much grayer President Obama than the one Americans elected for the first time eight years ago.
Investigators continue to look at anything electrical in a probe of what caused the blaze that killed 36 people during a party last week.