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Snow in Salt Lake City cancels march honoring King

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:53pm

The University of Utah has canceled its annual rally and march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. because of the weather.

Woman rescued from swollen Texas river after husband dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:41pm

Authorities say a woman was stranded for two days after her 79-year-old husband was fatally swept away in a river after their amphibious all-terrain vehicle became stuck in the water.

New Hampshire Democrats consider emergency shutdown funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:15pm

Democratic leaders in the New Hampshire Legislature are considering emergency legislation to help furloughed federal workers.

Sheriff: Police shot man driving toward officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:11pm

Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a motorist who was driving toward officers.

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:03pm

Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.

Atlanta's Confederate Avenue fades into history

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:26pm

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood are celebrating the renaming of Confederate Avenue.

Atlanta's Confederate Avenue fades into history

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:24pm

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood are celebrating the renaming of Confederate Avenue.

Video captures moose chasing skiers at Colorado resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:04am

A woman, in an effort to warn others of the dangers of moose, posted a video on social media of a moose charging skiers and snowboarders at a ski resort.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn't budge Democrats

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:02am

Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise.

Thief steals $1,000 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at mall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:38am

Authorities say a thief stole $1,000 from a group of Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a New Jersey mall.

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:37am

President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

Independent redistricting supporters bracing for challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:32am

Supporters of a push to create an independent redistricting commission in Utah are steeling themselves for a potential challenge to the ballot initiative that voters narrowly passed into law last year.

Holy handcuffs! Arrest made in $1.4 million comics heist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:08am

A few comic books from a stolen Batman collection worth $1.4 million have been recovered after an arrest in Arizona.

Notre Dame to cover up murals of Columbus in the New World

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:51am

The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school's president said, following criticism that the images depict Native Americans in stereotypical submissive poses before white European explorers.

Church service gives thanks for missing teen's safe return

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:37am

Residents of two Wisconsin communities gathered for a church service to give thanks for the safe return of a 13-year-old girl who was abducted after her parents were fatally shot at their home.

Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:33am

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds.

12-year-old girl dies in snow fort collapse outside church

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:22am

A 12-year-old girl has died after a snow fort collapsed while she was playing outside a church in suburban Chicago.

With House, Dems eager to bring DeVos under closer oversight

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:07am

Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office.

For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn't feel safe

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:48am

Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she's preparing for a winter storm. But she's just trying to make sure her family won't go hungry if her food stamps run out.

Ex-Iowa school official who took nearly $217K gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:47am

A former Iowa school district official has been given three years of probation for embezzling nearly $217,000 over the course of several years.