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Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon, to $2.91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:46am

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline surged 13 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.91.

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:19am

"The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office.

Talks resume Sunday between Stop & Shop, striking workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:05am

Striking Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials are resuming negotiations.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.

Texas town reflects on dragging death ahead of execution

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:29am

A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community's history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killing him.

The Latest: Ukrainian detainees a top focus of likely leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:21am

The Latest on Ukraine's presidential runoff: (all times local):

Sri Lanka hospital spokesman: Easter Sunday blasts kill 30, wound 283 others

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:35pm

Sri Lanka hospital spokesman: Easter Sunday blasts kill 30, wound 283 others.

Will Salt Lake tourism suffer during major Temple Square renovations?

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:12pm

In terms of popularity, Salt Lake City’s Temple Square is the No. 1 tourist and visitor destination in Utah. So, how might those numbers be affected when the renovations begin?

Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:57pm

A Washington state lawmaker has angered nurses and spawned a flurry of viral hashtags and memes on social media by saying that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards in small, rural hospitals.

Indianapolis Colts owner says he bought Lennon piano

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:43pm

An upright piano that John Lennon used to write Beatles' songs has been sold at auction. Just "A Day in the Life" of the owner of the Indianapolis Colts.

Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:37pm

Nationwide physician-staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data for about 31,000 patients, including in some cases their Social Security numbers and clinical information.

Kansas couple designs covered wagons for 'glamping'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:31pm

A Kansas couple is turning the concept of covered wagons that pioneers once used to journey west into a luxury experience for campers who want to enjoy nature without sacrificing the comforts of electricity and spacious beds.

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:29am

In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program.

Oregon county pays $100K over Blue Lives Matter flag

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:24am

An Oregon county has agreed to pay $100,000 to a black employee who sued alleging she was harassed after asking that a Blue Lives Matter flag not be displayed in the office.

Climate protesters march in London again; arrests hit 710

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:59am

London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital.

Tesla wants to cut size of board from 11 directors to 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:57am

Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric-car maker says will allow the board to act more nimbly and efficiently.

India's chief justice accused of sexual harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:27am

A former employee of India's Supreme Court has accused the country's chief justice of sexual harassment, an accusation that was vehemently denied by the judge, the nation's largest news agency reported Saturday.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:31am

Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald Trump on whether Trump criminally obstructed justice.

Jockey suspended for using whip on another rider in Arkansas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:41pm

A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip — not on a horse — but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.