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Zion National Park reopens flood-damaged Angels Landing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:11pm

Zion National Park has reopened the trail to one its most popular hiking destinations for the first time since flood waters ravaged the southwestern Utah canyon in July.

Baltimore police: Officer shot in the city

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:01pm

Police in Baltimore say an officer has been shot in that city.

Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summit

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 4:50pm

With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change.

Utah regents seek college advisors for all high schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:47pm

The Utah State Board of Regents wants to place college access advisors in every public high school in the state by 2022.

Virginia school district's bid to arm teachers rejected

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:44pm

A state agency has rejected an application from a rural Virginia school district that voted to arm teachers and other employees as protection against a school shooting.

Montana proposes closing area outside Yellowstone to bison hunting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:33pm

Montana wildlife officials want to prohibit state hunters from shooting bison in an area bordering Yellowstone National Park where dozens of hunters can congregate for the chance at an easy kill.

Boston officer shot, 3 suspects taken into custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:11pm

A Boston police officer who was part of a team on a regular patrol was shot Sunday in the city's South End, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

Military vehicle goes over cliff in Washington state, 4 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:42pm

Authorities say four people were hospitalized after an armored vehicle went over a 25-foot cliff during a military exercise in central Washington state.

Massachusetts man to be awarded Congressional Gold Medal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:27pm

More than 70 years after the end of World War II, a Massachusetts man is being awarded a Congressional Gold Medal.

Idaho inmate from Newdale work camp back in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:52pm

The Idaho Department of Corrections says an inmate who walked away from a Newdale work camp is back in custody.

Passenger airlifted from cruise ship off Nantucket island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:38pm

A passenger suffering a possible stroke aboard a cruise ship had to be evacuated by helicopter off Nantucket.

Idaho newspaper publisher attacked in anonymous robocalls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:37pm

The publisher of a northern Idaho weekly newspaper is being attacked in anonymous robocalls.

'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theaters

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:25pm

The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump-themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9," than his George W. Bush-era one.

Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:57pm

As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions.

Kavanaugh, Ford will testify in open hearing Thursday

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:33pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, agreeing to a date and time after nearly a week of uncertainty over whether Ford would appear at all.

Monarch butterfly murals land in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:02pm

A series of murals depicting the life cycle of a monarch butterfly is taking shape in Ogden.

Some wildfire evacuees returned to homes south of Provo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:53am

Some fire evacuees have been allowed to return to their homes in northern Utah near a wildfire that has burned more than 640 square miles (1,657 sq. kilometer)

Court to hear arguments over 1966 Spain H-bomb accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:28am

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments involving U.S. veterans who say they were denied disability benefits after becoming ill from radiation exposure while responding to a 1966 accident involving American hydrogen bombs in Spain.

CORRECTS: Senate Judiciary Committee confirms public hearing Thursday on sexual assault claim made against Kavanaugh.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:24am

CORRECTS: Senate Judiciary Committee confirms public hearing Thursday on sexual assault claim made against Kavanaugh. (Corrects APNewsAlert misspelling to Kavanaugh. )

Alabama police chief: Officer wounded in 'ambush' shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:19am

An Alabama police chief said Sunday that one of his officers was hospitalized and was expected to survive after being shot while on patrol.