News  /  U.S.  / 

Most Recent

Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 11:11pm

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president's mind as the day broke.

The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 11:01pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his tweet barrage (all times local):

Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:20pm

Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

Coast Guard: Missile test could be conducted next weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:20pm

The U.S. will conduct as soon as next weekend another test of a missile defense system meant to counter threats from North Korea.

Father of Colorado boy, 13, arrested for boy's 2012 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:50pm

A Colorado man was arrested Saturday in connection with the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son, police said.

Major California wildfire slows as residents try to recover

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:10pm

Steve Valdez was back at work Saturday at a hardware store, days after his home and those of his neighbors were incinerated in a gigantic wildfire that swept through a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park.

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:54pm

Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. Doctors say the toddler, who suffered brain damage after falling into a swimming pool at 23 months old, has begun to rebuild her brain function after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Trump: USS Ford is '100,000-ton message to the world'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:21pm

With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed.

Crews, aircraft battling wildfire in northwestern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:05pm

Officials in extreme northwestern Utah's Box Elder County say crews are hampered by shifting winds as they battle a wildfire.

Fourth man charged in sex attack on New York churchgoer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:38pm

A prosecutor says a fourth man has been arrested and charged in the robbery and sex attack of a woman heading home from her New York City church.

Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

Bernie Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:29pm

Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine.

3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds on

Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:29pm

When federal prosecutors asked to meet last month with Eric Garner's family, it stoked speculation that their investigation into his death was finally nearing a resolution three years after his last words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry for protests over police killings of black men.

Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionaires

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:10pm

President Donald Trump's performance in the White House will make it harder for Republicans — and billionaires — in the coming elections, two of his most prominent critics said Saturday.

Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:52pm

A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in the past shouldn't be a distraction.

Utah governor says 50-year water plan marks new beginning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:49pm

It took more than four years, but Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's Water Strategy Advisory Team finally completed the state's new 50-year water management plan.

Utah high court OKs dismissal of lawsuit over dog shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:36pm

The Utah Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against Salt Lake City in the fatal shooting of a man's dog by police searching for a missing 3-year-old boy.

Appeals court limits Florida law against secret recordings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:25pm

A man who secretly recorded a meeting with a Florida police chief is celebrating victory in a federal case with free-speech and privacy implications.

The Latest: Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:25pm

The Latest on the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief amid the investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer (all times local):

Grand Teton officials seek to reduce crowds at popular lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:12pm

Officials in Grand Teton National Park are trying to reduce big crowds at a popular place to paddle a canoe or have a picnic.

The Latest: Devastating California wildfire is slowing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:01pm

The Latest on a Central California wildfire that destroyed 60 homes (all times local):