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Ale from 1886 shipwreck yields new brew and conflict

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:19pm

News that an upstate New York brewer planned to recreate ale from a bottle salvaged from a 133-year-old shipwreck took the wind out of the sails of a scuba-diving Long Island brewer who has already done it.

2-day teacher strike over in West Virginia: School to resume

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:12pm

Unions for West Virginia teachers ended their two-day strike Wednesday night after lawmakers did not act on a doomed, broad-based education bill.

Florida school shooting suspect due back in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:06pm

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is due back in court for a status hearing on his death penalty case.

Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:04pm

Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its widescale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border as critics contend the government is still needlessly breaking up immigrant families.

Oregon on track to be 1st state with mandated rent controls

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:42pm

Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is on track to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving swiftly through the Legislature.

Democrats prepare resolution against Trump's declaration

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:08pm

House Democrats are preparing to take a defiant stance against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration seeking to fund his Southwest border wall without congressional approval.

Woman dead after driver plows into family in suburban NY

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:12pm

Police say an enraged driver plowed his car into a family of eight, including a baby and five children, outside a store in Rockland County Wednesday, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring several others.

Texas border county, nonprofit sue Trump over 'emergency'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:52pm

A West Texas border county and a nonprofit civil rights group have jointly filed a lawsuit in federal court aiming to overturn President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.

Northam to skip event at historically black Virginia school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:58pm

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school after student leaders asked him not to attend.

5 things that will be different about this year’s Academy Awards

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:41pm

Even though the Academy has walked back some previously proposed changes, there are still a few things that will be different this year, for better or worse.

Father accused of beating, raping twin daughters sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:34pm

A 52-year-old Minneapolis man accused of beating and raping his mentally disabled twin daughters has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

California sheriff releases graphic video of fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:12pm

A Northern California sheriff's department has released graphic video of a deputy fatally shooting an armed suspect.

The Latest: 2nd person sought in California boy's 1990 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:59pm

The Latest on cold-case arrests in the separate killings of a boy and girl in California (all times local):

The Latest: Trump lawyer Cohen reschedules public testimony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:53pm

The Latest on Michael Cohen's prison date (all times local):

Police: Prosecutor charges "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett with falsely reporting he was attacked in Chicago last month

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:51pm

Police: Prosecutor charges "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett with falsely reporting he was attacked in Chicago last month .

Unions for West Virginia teachers say they're ending their two-day strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:40pm

Unions for West Virginia teachers say they're ending their two-day strike .

The Latest: Oakland teachers to start strike Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:34pm

The Latest on Oakland teachers strike (all times local):

Mississippi woman pleads guilty in massive pharmacy fraud

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:30pm

A Mississippi woman charged in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Proposed abortion ban at 18 weeks narrowly passes committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:26pm

A Utah legislative proposal that would ban most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation has narrowly passed out of a House committee.