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Published: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:01 MDT

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ACLU wants records on how Trump's first travel ban was carried out at Salt Lake airport

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:55:00 MDT

The ACLU of Utah is trying to find out more about how a travel ban issued by President Donald Trump was implemented at the...

Satanic Temple plans to sue Arkansas over Ten Commandments monument

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 18:00:00 MDT

The Satanic Temple responded swiftly to the installation of a new Ten Commandments monument on the Arkansas Capitol grounds...

Union votes no-confidence in sheriff after school massacre

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:01:00 MDT

The sheriff whose deputies responded to the Florida high school massacre received an overwhelming vote of no-confidence...

Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:56:00 MDT

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era,...

Russia parades Syrian 'witnesses' to disprove gas attack

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:53:00 MDT

Russia ratcheted up its efforts Thursday to try to disprove that a Syrian town was hit by a poison gas attack, bringing a...

At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:46:00 MDT

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over...

Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:41:00 MDT

Mike Pompeo took over as America's top diplomat Thursday after being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in across the street...

Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctors

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:56:00 MDT

The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he would work with doctors to give his son "dignity and...

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:27:00 MDT

Hundreds of people lined up in the rain to get a first look at a lynching memorial and museum that opened Thursday in...

Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:16:00 MDT

Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

Red-clad Arizona teachers march in 1st-ever statewide strike

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:07:00 MDT

A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flowed toward the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for an unprecedented walkout that closed...

More kids have autism, better diagnosis may be the reason

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:45:00 MDT

The government estimates that autism is becoming more common, but it's only a small increase and some experts think it can be...

Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:40:00 MDT

President Donald Trump said Thursday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un has made nuclear weapons concessions before even sitting...

Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:01:00 MDT

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson, withdrew Thursday in the wake of late-surfacing...

More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:57:00 MDT

More than 70 countries committed Thursday to bolster efforts in the fight against terrorism financing associated with the...

Trump rips Comey, says he won't be involved in Russia probe

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:56:00 MDT

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russian...

Kanye West and Donald Trump are tweeting at each other. Here's why

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:48:00 MDT

Rapper, producer and fashion designer Kanye West returned to Twitter on April 13. And since that time, he has dished out...

A.M. notes: OKC erases 25-point lead to beat Jazz; Former Sandy police chief talks about firing; Herbert kicks off I-15 plan

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:46:00 MDT

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for April 26.

Tense Russia ties, Afghan peace hopes top NATO agenda

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:05:00 MDT

NATO will hold its last major meeting in its old headquarters, with talks focused on strained ties with Russia, a fresh peace...

Rwandans shocked by discovery of genocide-era mass graves

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:04:00 MDT

Mass graves that authorities say could contain more than 2,000 bodies have been discovered in Rwanda nearly a quarter-century...