U.S. News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/us U.S. News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:32:57 EDT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:04:56 EDT 5 Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170922/46052edc-948f-48cc-ab4c-e107ca85c370 BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:32:57 EDT 20170922/46052edc-948f-48cc-ab4c-e107ca85c370 By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170922/cc3fe0ab-7473-4c50-94fc-e5395d490382 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which standard of evidence to use when handling complaints. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:28:33 EDT 20170922/cc3fe0ab-7473-4c50-94fc-e5395d490382 By MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170922/96435007-470b-4aff-aab9-181d7a269c47 WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:16:21 EDT 20170922/96435007-470b-4aff-aab9-181d7a269c47 By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity after Maria http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170922/c2f3eaf4-f3b2-4f34-a5fb-ebc79907251d SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico sought to recover from the storm's devastation. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:04:37 EDT 20170922/c2f3eaf4-f3b2-4f34-a5fb-ebc79907251d By DANICA COTO Associated Press AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20170922/a96c1096-7a6d-4860-b09f-4f2c4f81787f WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None of them have really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:55:53 EDT 20170922/a96c1096-7a6d-4860-b09f-4f2c4f81787f By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press