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Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:23am

A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition about a year after it made its debut.

2 arrested in West Valley City woman's hit-and-run death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:21am

Authorities in West Valley City have arrested two people in connection with a woman's hit-and-run death.

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:02am

After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.

After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:42am

An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump.

Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:38am

Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use.

Tucson panel rejects request to remove Pancho Villa statue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:34am

A statue of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa will remain in downtown Tucson despite an effort by a conservative watchdog group to remove it.

2 convicted in Maryland delegate's grandson's shooting death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:26am

Two men have been convicted in the shooting death of a Maryland lawmaker's grandson.

South Carolina deputies shoot, kill woman with knife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:21am

Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have shot and killed a woman armed with a knife.

Mayor eyes overhauling racetrack without moving Preakness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:44am

Endorsing a proposed $424 million overhaul of the Baltimore track that hosts the Preakness Stakes, Mayor Catherine Pugh says the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown wouldn't necessarily have to be relocated.

Sheriff: Florida dad 'shattered' after fatally shooting son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:25am

A sheriff says a Florida father is "absolutely shattered" after fatally shooting his 30-year-old son who'd gotten into a confrontation with his younger brother over a game of pool.

Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:00am

A police officer in a Cleveland suburb posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph (161 kph) in a 65 mph (105 kph) zone.

Pelosi flashes survival skills - and she'll need them in '19

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:24pm

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is formidable but not immortal.

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:12pm

Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:01pm

The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.

3rd fighter squadron at Hill AFB begins to receive F-35As

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 6:18pm

The 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah is starting to fill up its planned roster of F-35A fighters.

For retailers, the smartphone is future of store experience

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 5:34pm

Just a few years ago, retailers considered smartphones the enemy of the in-store experience they were trying to create. Customers often whipped out their device to compare prices online and then walked out of the store to buy the same product elsewhere.

Chaffetz: Message for migrants should be ‘don’t make this journey, it will kill you’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 3:40pm

Jason Chaffetz says the message to Central American migrants thinking about trekking to the United States should be “don’t make this journey, it will kill you.”

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:03pm

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

'Spider-Verse' swings to the top; 'Mortal Engines' tanks

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 12:41pm

"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swung to the top of the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters, proving that there is widespread audience interest in big screen animated versions of Marvel's marquee superheroes.