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Ben Anderson: Jimmer isn’t an NBA-quality player, but is still an all-timer

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 11:02am

Jazz fans caught the best and worst of the Jimmer Fredette era in Salt Lake City, and it was all worthwhile.

North Carolina's 20-week abortion ban ruled unconstitutional

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:58am

A federal judge has overruled a North Carolina law banning abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.

Authorities say missing man's body found in central Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:41am

Authorities in central Idaho say the body of a man missing since late February has been found burned and buried in Custer County.

The Latest: Committee OKs request for McCabe claim documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:37am

The Latest on the special counsel's Russia report (all times local):

Mississippi falling, Corps closing spillway near New Orleans

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:36am

The Mississippi River is falling at New Orleans and crews have begun closing a historic flood control structure that diverts the river's water into a brackish lake, the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday.

North Carolina man accused in wife's death appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:35am

A North Carolina man accused of killing his wife has appeared in court to face a murder charge after being captured in Arizona.

Dems not giving up on Russia probe; Trump visits Republicans

Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:34am

President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for a victory lap Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the government's Russia probe, even as Democrats continued to battle for release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report and intensified their focus on other issues including efforts to save the Affordable Care Act from a fresh administration attack.

Search underway for Baltimore mayor's books sold to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:33am

There's a search underway in Maryland for "Healthy Holly" — not a fugitive or a missing citizen, but an obscure children's book authored by Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh.

El Chapo seeks new trial, citing jury misconduct

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:33am

Defense attorneys asked a federal judge Tuesday to grant a new trial to the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, saying jurors improperly followed media coverage of the sensational drug conspiracy case.

Ex-Trump campaign aide says FBI wanted him to wear a wire

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:33am

A former Trump campaign aide central to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation said the FBI wanted him to wear a wire to record conversations with a professor who had told him the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: High court wary of limiting partisan map drawing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:01am

The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over whether the political task of redistricting can be overtly partisan (all times local):

Kentucky school district hands over names of protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:50am

Kentucky's largest school district has turned over a preliminary list of teachers who used sick days to protest at the state Capitol.

San Diego seeks to ban homeless in vehicles near beaches

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:36am

The mayor of San Diego is proposing a new law to ban the growing problem of homeless people living in vehicles near beaches.

Neo-Nazi slaying suspect jailed after mental hospital stint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:34am

A 20-year-old ex-Neo-Nazi accused in the 2017 fatal shootings of his roommates has returned to jail after a stint at a Florida mental hospital.

Jussie Smollett's attorneys say all criminal charges dropped

Amanda Seitz and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:26am

Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped.

Michigan priest pleads no contest to sexual misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:25am

A 72-year-old Michigan priest has pleaded no contest to sexual misconduct, less than a week after he was acquitted in a different case .

Utah bans abortions after 18 weeks, teeing up legal showdown

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:53am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, setting the stage for a legal showdown.

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:37am

It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.

Alaska moose-hunter can 'rev up' his hovercraft, court rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:34am

An Alaska moose hunter can "rev up his hovercraft" in search of moose, the Supreme Court says.

Supreme Court tosses $315 million award in USS Cole lawsuit

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:28am

The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn't properly been notified of the lawsuit.