US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

Budget Battle

Bitterly divided Congress careens fails to stave off government shutdown


Roy's new city administrator aims to energize city, pull it out of the doldrums

Roy City Manager

Since his selection, Jason Poulsen has pushed for staffing changes, stricter enforcement of the city’s nuisance ordinance and more.


As Gibson police probe continues, Utah DNR head remains supportive

gibson styler collage WEB ONLY

The DNR Executive Director said a $20-million flood-mitigation effort abutting property co-owned by Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson is rumored to be involved in a police investigation. He said he doesn’t believe any wrongdoing happened. 


US strikes kill up to 150 Islamic State fighters in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say American airstrikes in Syria on Saturday killed up to 150 Islamic State fighters in a command center in the Middle Euphrates River Valley. The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State says the strikes were near As Shafah, which is north of Abu...


Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. He’s the highest-ranking Trump administration official and first Cabinet member known to have submitted to...


Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet

E Cigarettes Help or Harm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report issued Tuesday wrestles with the potential benefits...


The Latest: Trump 'not at all concerned' about Sessions

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is not concerned about what Attorney General Jeff Sessions said during an interview for the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Trump spoke in the...


Trump's move may nudge holdout GOP states to expand Medicaid

Medicaid Works Requirements

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an ironic twist, the Trump administration’s embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor. Trump’s move has been widely criticized as threatening the...


Correction: Budget Battle-Inside the Room story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the stick Sen. Collins wielded was Native American. A spokesman for Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who gave the stick to Collins, says it is from the Maasai culture in Africa. A corrected version of the story...


University Under Fire For Off-The-Grid Herpes Vaccine Experiments

WASHINGTON — Southern Illinois University’s medical school has halted all herpes research, one of its most high-profile projects, amid growing controversy over a researcher’s unauthorized methods offshore and in the U.S. SIU’s ethics panel launched a “full” investigation Dec. 5 of the herpes...


Justice Department: Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed last week in special

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Attorney General Jeff Sessions interviewed last week in special counsel’s Russia probe .

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