US To Keep Operating In South China SeaUS To Keep Operating In South China SeaUS Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday told his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan that the American military would continue to operate in the South China Sea.
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US, Chinese Naval Chiefs To TalkUS, Chinese Naval Chiefs To TalkThe US and Chinese naval chiefs will meet Thursday via video hookup to talk about tensions in the South China Sea
China summons U.S. ambassador to protest ship near reefChina summons U.S. ambassador to protest ship near reefChina summoned the American ambassador to protest the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea, in an act that challenged Chinese sovereignty claims.
China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leadersChina parade draws Putin, but few other major world leadersRussian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.
Montana delegation touts progress amid Washington gridlockMontana delegation touts progress amid Washington gridlockMontana lawmakers try to keep what’s good for Montana ahead of party politics.
Congress GOP considers stopgaps for health subsidiesCongress GOP considers stopgaps for health subsidiesTentative GOP plan would remove mandates for individual, employer-provided coverage and let states opt out of many rules
Old trails take you into new wildernessOld trails take you into new wildernessAccess to wilderness is easier after passage of Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act
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When politics turn strange, things are looking upWhen politics turn strange, things are looking upHaving polarized party line votes on every issue is a sure way to make sure nothing gets done.
Academic All Stars: Where are they now?Academic All Stars: Where are they now?20 years of Academic All Stars
Baucus to speak at UM graduationBaucus to speak at UM graduationBaucus will speak about the importance of Montana values
U.S. geologist accused of espionage released from Chinese prisonU.S. geologist accused of espionage released from Chinese prisonAccording to the human rights group, Xue Feng has been reunited with his family, who live in Houston.
U.S. geologist accused of espionage released from Chinese prisonU.S. geologist accused of espionage released from Chinese prisonAn American geologist who was sentenced in China for procuring state secrets has been released from a Beijing prison, human rights group Dui Hua said.
Changes afoot for filling U.S. Senate vacanciesChanges afoot for filling U.S. Senate vacanciesState senators favor elections for US Senate vacancies
Fact-checking Ted CruzFact-checking Ted CruzBreaking down Cruz's Liberty speech and other claims the Texas Republican has made as a senator.
Baucus: China an opportunity for Montana companiesBaucus: China an opportunity for Montana companiesBaucus says we must build trust that United States, China are “in this together”
Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership a good deal for Montana?Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership a good deal for Montana?Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership a good deal for Montana?
Carville tells Montana Democrats that truth mattersCarville tells Montana Democrats that truth mattersJames Carville is the keynote speaker at the Democrats' annual Mansfield Metcalf dinner
Montana ag producers look to expanding Asian marketsMontana ag producers look to expanding Asian marketsMontana wheat, beef producers look to expanding Asian markets
Bill would end governor's power to appoint U.S. senatorsBill would end governor's power to appoint U.S. senatorsSen. Tom Facey introduced Senate Bill 73 on Wednesday
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Flooding transforms MontanaFlooding transforms MontanaWarm spring, heavy snowpack and lots of rain contribute to 2011 flood
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Trading the Big Sky for Beijing, 4 things Max missesTrading the Big Sky for Beijing, 4 things Max missesSen. Max Baucus swaps Montana for China
Walsh says he has no regrets in Senate runWalsh says he has no regrets in Senate runWalsh, 53, said he hasn’t thought about what he’ll do when he leaves office in January
Election: Seniors, guns and SchweitzerElection: Seniors, guns and SchweitzerHouse candidates Lewis and Zinke disagree about seniors and guns; Tester talks Schweitzer
Politics attract attention of readersPolitics attract attention of readersTriibune online readers criticize McCulloch and debate how many debates are enough.
Democrats search for replacement in U.S. Senate raceDemocrats search for replacement in U.S. Senate raceBohlinger, Curtis, Wilmer, Wanzenried mentioned as potential stand-ins
John Walsh dropping out of Senate raceJohn Walsh dropping out of Senate raceSenator under fire for plagiarism allegations
Editorial reaction to Walsh’s paper runs the gamutEditorial reaction to Walsh’s paper runs the gamutMontana’s newspapers give differing advice to embattled U.S. Sen. John Walsh