Those leaving say Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has refused to meet with them or convene a board meeting since taking office. The resignation of nine out of 12 members leaves the federal government without a functioning body to designate national historic or natural landmarks.
The Associated PressFILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A suspect has been arrested in the death of 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student Bernstein,whose body was found this week at a Southern California park.

California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

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The Associated PressIn this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows suspect David Allen Turpin. Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds.
Gray FamilyLydia Gray, 11, sings "You Are My Sunshine" to her brother Bo Gray, 25 months. Their mother, Amanda Bowman Gray, said Bo Gray, who has Down syndrome, and his vocabulary had blossomed thanked to music therapy and these little jam sessions.
Glenford Turner is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs for negligence.