• Panthers cut 3-time Pro Bowler Mike Tolbert and Paul Soliai

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers began restructuring their roster on Tuesday, releasing three-time Pro Bowl fullback Mike Tolbert and backup defensive tackle Paul Soliai.

  • The Latest: Discussion delayed on powers for oil regulator

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on increasing New Mexico’s regulatory powers over oil and gas drillers (all times local):

  • The Latest: Feds: More wolves surviving in the Southwest

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the endangered Mexican gray wolf (all times local):

  • AP Exclusive: If California dam failed, people likely stuck

    Communities just downstream of California’s Lake Oroville dam would not receive adequate warning or time for evacuations if the 770-foot-tall dam itself — rather than its spillways — were to abruptly fail, the state water agency that operates the nation’s tallest dam repeatedly advised federal regulators a half-decade ago.

  • Feds propose wolf releases in southwestern New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife managers want to release two packs of Mexican gray wolves in wilderness areas near the Arizona-New Mexico border this year in an effort to bolster a struggling population threatened by inbreeding.

  • Effort tabled to revamp New Mexico’s game and fish agency

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Senate committee has tabled a proposal to significantly shift the mission of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

  • Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have put on hold their planned release of left tackle Branden Albert when another team expressed interest in a trade shortly before the roster move was completed.

  • Iowa plans 2nd deer harvest to check for deadly disease

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials are planning a second special deer harvest in northeast Iowa to test the animals for chronic wasting disease.