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Judge demands FBI provide new details about its surveillance

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 3:26pm

The chief judge of a secretive national security court demanded Friday that the FBI provide him with details about some of its investigations after the Justice Department inspector general identified problems with more than two dozen wiretap applications.

Trump admin tries to narrow stockpile's role for states

Jonathan Lemire, Amanda Seitz and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 1:14pm

Already facing growing anger and worry from governors over federal assistance to fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Trump administration on Friday abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile and put forward a narrower vision of the role the federal government’s repository of life-saving medicines and equipment should play in supplying states' needs.

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 11:22am

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Russia to the rescue? US, Moscow spar over aid deliveries

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 10:46am

An odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed this week at New York’s JFK airport.

Poles divided over holding presidential vote during pandemic

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 7:39am

Uncertainty deepened in Poland on Friday over whether the country will move forward with a presidential election scheduled for May despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert vetoes special needs scholarship program bill

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 6:33am

Herbert’s action comes after multiple requests by state education leaders and organizations to veto the legislation.

Member of Turkish band dies on 288th day of hunger strike

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 6:30am

A member of a popular folk music group that is banned in Turkey died on the 288th day of a hunger strike she and a colleague started while imprisoned to protest the government's treatment of their band, according to a post on the group's Twitter account.

'We love you NHS': UK health service gears up for virus peak

Danica Kirka and By Kearney, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 12:47am

Dr. Nishant Joshi is on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic — and he's angry.

Sen. Mike Lee calls pandemic '2 parts biological and 2 or 3 parts governmental'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 9:07pm

Utah senator says he’s been helping get Latter-day Saint missionaries home.

White House moves toward promoting face masks to fight virus

Zeke Miller and Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 2:09pm

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus as the president defends his response to the crisis.

What virus? Belarus rejects strict measures against pandemic

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 10:18am

When Belarus' president last made a public appearance he wore protective gear, but it wasn't for the coronavirus. Alexander Lukashenko, who derides global concerns over COVID-19 as “mass psychosis,” donned a helmet and knee guards to play ice hockey — at a venue packed with spectators.

President Trump says he is directing FEMA to prevent export of N95 masks under Defense Production Act

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 3:40pm

President Trump says he is directing FEMA to prevent export of N95 masks under Defense Production Act.

White House: CDC to recommend Americans cover faces when outside, Trump calls it 'voluntary'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 3:33pm

White House: CDC to recommend Americans cover faces when outside, Trump calls it 'voluntary.'

Supreme Court postpones April arguments, doesn't rule out hearing some arguments before end of term

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 1:12pm

Supreme Court postpones April arguments, doesn't rule out hearing some arguments before end of term.

White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 12:27pm

White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday.

White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 4:46pm

White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans.

Navy captain fired after pleading for help for his crew on coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 3:38pm

Navy captain fired after pleading for help for his crew on coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier.

White House doctor: Trump tested again for COVID-19, results negative, president 'healthy and without symptoms'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 3:25pm

White House doctor: Trump tested again for COVID-19, results negative, president 'healthy and without symptoms.'

AP source: Democrats to postpone convention to week of Aug. 17 amid coronavirus concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 10:03am

AP source: Democrats to postpone convention to week of Aug. 17 amid coronavirus concerns.