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Published: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:01 MST

Last Build Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:24:28 MST

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'This is not a drill': Alaska residents share frightening videos of emergency sirens after earthquake

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:17:00 MST

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck off the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, spreading statewide panic about possible tsunamis...

A.M. notes: Herriman High students cry censorship, Olympic vote delayed again, earthquake off Gulf of Alaska

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:00:00 MST

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 23.

This new app makes you use your smartphone less (seriously)

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:37:00 MST

The new app Thrive recently became available for free, and now it’s beginning to make waves through the smartphone...

Sen. Mike Lee explains voting against bills shutting down, reopening government

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:35:00 MST

Sen. Mike Lee explains why he voted against the failed bill that resulted in a federal government shutdown last Friday and...

Del Toro's 'Shape of Water' lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:47:00 MST

Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became...

After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuse

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:08:00 MST

The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave...

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:00:00 MST

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation,...

Big pay package for Musk, with even bigger goals for Tesla

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:44:00 MST

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla Inc. under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth.

Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:23:00 MST

President Donald Trump is signing a measure Tuesday imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing...

Official: Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:20:00 MST

Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan,...

Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:16:00 MST

A powerful earthquake struck off an island in the Gulf of Alaska, prompting a tsunami threat that sent the state's residents...

US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:02:00 MST

Turkey's air and ground offensive against Kurds in northwestern Syria has distracted from international efforts to finish off...

Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:57:00 MST

The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58...

Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:57:00 MST

President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide...

Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:52:00 MST

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction...

Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:59:00 MST

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction...

Catholic bishops side with labor unions in Supreme Court case

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:45:00 MST

U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are backing public sector unions in an upcoming Supreme Court case, pitting church leaders...

Here's why you'll probably want to fly into Denver's airport

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:14:00 MST

The Denver International Airport hopes to become a worldwide destination in itself in the face of shifting trends in air travel.

End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:48:00 MST

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding...

A.M. notes: Senate reaches a deal, Utes and Cougars make Super Bowl, Ginsburg talks #MeToo

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:19:00 MST

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 22.