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Doctors consider removing George H.W. Bush's breathing tube

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:15pm

Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered whether to take out a breathing tube inserted two days ago to clear his airway.

AP PHOTOS: Long-married Bushes hospitalized together

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:11pm

longer than any U.S. presidential couple.

The Latest: Peace Ball an alternative inauguration party

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:31pm

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Trump must unify Republicans, Democrats in next few months, Huntsman Jr. says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:26pm

President-elect Donald Trump must unify Republicans and Democrats around a couple of big goals during his first year in office to gain Americans' trust, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said Thursday.

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:42pm

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing.

Obama commutes sentences of 3 Utah drug offenders

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:10pm

Three Utahns were among the hundreds of nonviolent drug offenders whose prison sentences were commuted by President Barack Obama in his last week in office.

Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:43pm

President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who call it a major setback for the nation's largest minority group.

Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 3:21pm

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain in their posts after his inauguration to ensure continuity in government, his incoming White House press secretary said Thursday.

The presidency is about to change _ as Trump remains Trump

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 3:11pm

Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.

Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 2:43pm

In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's called a systematic injustice to a climactic close.

Trump nation eagerly awaits the greatness he promised

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 2:21pm

President-elect Donald Trump was propelled into power by an army of supporters fed up with the status quo and eager for change.

Democrats in sad shape: Power deficit as Trump era begins

Bill Barrow and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 2:04pm

Democrats begin the Donald Trump presidency in sad shape. They lack a clear power base, they've got no distinct national leader, and party brokers are searching for a formula to counter the new Republican-dominated government and figure out how to win again.

Lawmakers discuss alternate solutions for Utah's education budget

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:21am

Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, and Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, raised concerns about suggested changes to budget earmarks to free up money for public education.

Ask not why many inaugural speeches are so humdrum

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:30am

Quick quiz: Recall a phrase, any phrase, from either inaugural speech of one of America's most accomplished political orators, President Barack Obama.

The Latest: All quiet at the White House on Inauguration Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:00am

The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times local):

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:00am

Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

Protesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump's big day

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:50am

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, some protesters say their plan is to do their best to disrupt the day.

10 promises Trump made for his first day

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 1:50am

Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.

10 promises Trump made for his first day

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 4:30pm

Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.