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Private messaging apps increasingly used for public business

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:07pm

One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

A look at the 17 people killed in the Missouri boat accident

Hannah Grabenstein and Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:53pm

The 17 people killed when a tourist boat capsized in a Missouri lake included nine members of one family, a couple celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary and a grandmother who family members say saved her granddaughter's life. A memorial service was scheduled for Sunday afternoon for those who died when the vessel, known as a duck boat, sank Thursday evening.

Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:53pm

U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw appeared conflicted in early May on whether to stop families from being separated at the border. He challenged the Trump administration to explain how families were getting a fair hearing guaranteed by the Constitution, but also expressed reluctance to get too deeply involved with immigration enforcement.

1950s Amtrak dome railcar with all-windows top level returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:35pm

Amtrak is bringing back a 1950s-era domed railcar that offers panoramic views for riders of a New England train.

Search continues for Lehi teacher missing on a camping trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:27pm

Authorities continue to search for a Lehi teacher who went missing on a camping trip.

More than senior moments: better dementia detection is urged

Marilynn Marchione and Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:23pm

Too few people with signs of mental decline or dementia are getting checked during routine medical visits or told when a problem is found, says a panel of Alzheimer's disease experts who offered new guidance Sunday.

Gunman in LA supermarket standoff arrested on suspicion of murder

Christopher Weber and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:11pm

A gunman who got into a deadly shootout with police, then took dozens of people hostage at a Los Angeles supermarket has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said Sunday.

Utah man arrested in stabbing death of 10-month-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:07pm

A Utah man is in jail on suspicion of stabbing his infant son multiple times and then putting the boy's bloody body in a garbage can, authorities said Sunday.

Money stolen during fundraiser for Boise stabbing victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:46pm

Police are investigating after a local gym reported the theft of about $2,000 in donations raised during a fundraising event for victims of last month's knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.

Police: Man tossed from bar after racial remarks kills man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:37pm

A man who had been kicked out of a bar following his racial remarks to a black patron later shot and killed another man who may have gone outside to try to make peace, police said.

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:22am

The agency that supervises the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating.

Inmate who walked away from work crew back in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:48am

State prison officials say an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Pocatello is back in custody.

Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm misconduct

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:35am

President Donald Trump asserted without evidence Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the court that approved the warrant.

US town commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI enemy attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:01am

The 100th anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I was commemorated with a wartime song at an event attended by descendants of a captain from a local lifesaving station.

1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

Christopher Weber and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:01pm

A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of people hostage for about three hours Saturday before handcuffing himself and surrendering to police.

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:35pm

The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

S. Idaho charter school OKs employee request to carry gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:35pm

Officials at a south-central Idaho charter school have approved allowing a school employee to carry a concealed firearm on campus.

The Latest: Trump says lawyer taping him may be 'illegal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:23pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump and his onetime personal attorney (all times local):

ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.

VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor's race

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:23pm

Vice President Mike Pence made his presence felt Saturday in Georgia's race for governor, headlining a rally for Secretary of State Brian Kemp ahead of the looming Republican primary runoff.