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Report: 23M more to be uninsured under AHCA; Hatch, others call it best fix

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:31pm

The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday.

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

Deb Riechmann and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:04pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged Wednesday.

USGA wants focus on Women's Open golf, not Trump's course

Tom Canavan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:43pm

The USGA insists its focus is going to be on golf and not politics when it conducts the U.S. Women's Open at a golf course owned by President Donald Trump in less than two months.

Alton Sterling's family seeks officers' immediate dismissal

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:25pm

The family of Alton Sterling is demanding the immediate firing of the two officers involved in the man's death.

Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:25pm

A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser.

Workers start dismantling jail tent complex in Phoenix

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:25pm

Crews have started to dismantle some of the tents in a controversial outdoor jail complex in Phoenix that helped make former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a national law enforcement figure.

8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after brawl

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:54pm

A fight between two California prisoners quickly raged out of control Wednesday and forced correctional officers to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals, corrections officials said.

Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:33pm

The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing police body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside a birthday party last weekend.

Carson calls poverty a state of mind

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:15pm

Housing Secretary Ben Carson says poverty is a "state of mind."

Man to appeal conviction in Millard County deputy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:09pm

A Utah man convicted of killing a Millard County sheriff's deputy with an assault rifle will appeal the verdict.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 black people

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:06pm

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two black people among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated.

The Latest: Sessions omitted foreign contacts from filing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:00pm

The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local):

King tides expected to bring coastal flooding to Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:50pm

Federal forecasters warn that Hawaii's shorelines will likely flood over the weekend as record-level spring "king tides" combine with a large summer swell.

Florida agency's undercover gator farm leads to 9 arrests

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:41pm

Thousands of illegally harvested alligator eggs and several illegal alligator hunts were discovered by undercover officers working in a fully functional alligator farm set up by Florida's wildlife agency, leading to the arrest Wednesday of nine men on 44 felony charges.

Former Mississippi prison chief sentenced to nearly 20 years

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:33pm

Christopher Epps once called himself the "tallest hog at the trough," but he was cut down to size Wednesday when a judge sentenced Mississippi's former corrections commissioner to nearly 20 years in prison for crimes connected to more than $1.4 million in bribes.

Wyoming psychologist charged with 234 counts of fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:14pm

A Wyoming psychologist accused of submitting about $6.8 million in fraudulent health care bill has been indicated by a federal grand jury.

Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:03pm

Jury sides with California university in fight over breeding the perfect strawberry .

The Latest: Prosecutors ask judge to toss gang-rules lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:56pm

The Latest on a lawsuit over an Ogden gang injunction (all times local):

Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:51pm

The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 have sued four law enforcement agents for wrongful death.

Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:51pm

President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.