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Zion, Bryce Canyon national parks set attendance records

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:17pm

Southern Utah's Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks have attracted a record number of visitors in 2015, besting the records they set just last year.

Hawaii officials ask public to help stop dengue fever spread

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:11pm

The number of people in Hawaii infected by dengue fever continues to rise, and officials are asking the public to help limit the spread of the virus.

Obama offers governors individualized reports on refugees

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:10pm

The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.

Test scores for new Arizona test reveal many students fail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

Results for Arizona's new standardized test show that many students failed to show proficiency in math and English.

Florida man convicted of double murder: Feb 11 execution set

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

A Florida man convicted of killing two people decades ago is scheduled to be executed in February.

Popular San Francisco officer arrested for hit-and-run

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

A renowned San Francisco police officer was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday.

Ex-speaker, once a major powerbroker, is convicted in NY

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million corruption case that took down one of New York's most powerful politicians and stunned a capital that had become accustomed to scandal.

Utah woman charged after taking daughter egging around town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:51pm

An Ogden mother has been charged on accusations she drove around town with her daughter and other children throwing eggs at homes and cars.

Angela McLean stepping down as Montana's lieutenant governor

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving Gov. Steve Bullock to find a new No. 2 for his re-election bid next year, state officials said Monday.

3 arrested in Spokane supermarket abduction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Three people have been arrested in Idaho in connection with the abduction and assault of a woman found walking along a highway bound in duct tape.

Police shooting of black teen cited in U of Chicago threat

Michael Tarm, Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and led to protests.

4.7 magnitude earthquake among 7 recorded in Oklahoma

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

At least seven earthquakes rattled north-central Oklahoma on Monday, including one felt 300 miles away in Iowa, prompting concern from local residents and policymakers that the state isn't doing enough to curb the quakes that scientists have linked to oil and gas activity.

Utah FedEx driver seriously injured in Mississippi crash

Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:46pm

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says an Alabama man died when his car flipped in George County, and a FedEx driver from Utah was seriously injured when his truck overturned on Interstate 10 in Hancock County.

Judge blocks Missouri from pulling clinic's abortion license

John Hanna and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:41pm

A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia as its physician loses hospital privileges required under state law.

Senate confirms Obama's pick for USAID administrator

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:40pm

The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development after months of delay rooted in a separate dispute over the international nuclear deal with Iran.

The Latest: 1st day of jury selection in Gray case concludes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:32pm

The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):

Bad weather temporarily halts search for body of climber

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:32pm

Authorities say efforts to recover the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse have been temporarily halted because of severe weather on Mount Jefferson in Oregon.

Medical marijuana measure petition OK'd for circulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:31pm

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved for circulation a medical marijuana ballot measure petition.

Sheriff: Man clocked over 110 mph twice in 5 months on I-20

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:31pm

Authorities in South Carolina say a man has racked up his second charge in five months for driving drunk at speeds of more than 100 mph on the same highway.

Los Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:30pm

Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been buried alive.