The operation was launched just hours ahead of a planned visit to Turkey by Vice President Joe Biden.
The Olympic swimmer said in a statement he was trying to protect his teammates when he left out details about what had been portrayed as a robbery.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, leveling buildings and reportedly killing at least six people.
A National Safety Council study shows traffic fatalities were up nine percent in the first six months of this year. NBC's Dan Scheneman reports.
The 11 wolves, known as the Profanity Peak pack, make up about one-eighth of the gray wolves believed to be roaming the state.