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Diplomat says politicization of foreign policy disturbed him

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Matt Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:07pm

A former top State Department aide testified in the impeachment inquiry that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate GOP leader briefed colleagues on a possible Christmas impeachment trial.

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:06pm

J.D. Salinger thought of including his generation's idea of a trigger alert as he worked on "The Catcher in the Rye."

Police make arrest in Brooklyn playground shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:31pm

New York City police have made an arrest in a community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer.

2 Utahns charged in worldwide takedown of ‘largest darknet child pornography website,’ DOJ says

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:30pm

Hundreds of individuals, including two Utah men, have been charged worldwide in a takedown of the “largest darknet child pornography website,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

No prison for officer in fatal citizens academy exercise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:47pm

A former Florida police officer who accidentally shot and killed a woman during a citizens academy exercise will serve no prison time.

Boxer Patrick Day has dies 4 days after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:33pm

Boxer Patrick Day has died four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell.

Colorado appeals ruling on presidential electors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:24pm

Colorado officials said Wednesday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that presidential electors can vote for the candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states.

Chicago teachers to strike after failing to reach contract deal with nation's third-largest school district

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:17pm

Chicago teachers to strike after failing to reach contract deal with nation's third-largest school district.

Golf buddies no more? Trump, Graham swing apart over Syria

Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:10pm

The golf-and-politics alliance between President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham frayed Wednesday over Syria, with the South Carolina Republican threatening to become the White House's "worst nightmare" unless more is done to protect Kurdish fighters against Turkish attacks.

Man accused of documenting woman's killing pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:01pm

A man accused of documenting the killing of a woman on a camera memory card has pleaded not guilty.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddles facts on US Syria withdrawal

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:33pm

President Donald Trump muddled the facts Wednesday on America's withdrawal from Syria and the conditions on the ground there, as he distanced himself and the U.S. from the ongoing Turkish invasion into Syria.

Man guilty of killing pregnant ex-girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:32pm

A Florida man has been convicted of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and still faces trial in a police officer's fatal shooting.

Attorney: Lawsuit planned over VA hospital death in WVa

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:26pm

An attorney representing the family of a patient who died at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia says he plans to sue over what he believes is the man's suspicious death from a wrongful insulin injection.

Alabama releases copy of execution procedures

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:25pm

Alabama on Wednesday made its execution protocol public after being ordered to do so by a federal judge.

Warren, candidate with the answers, dodges tax hike question

Will Weissert and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:19pm

Elizabeth Warren is rising to the top of the Democratic pack with ambitious promises to reshape the political and economic system. But as she faces growing scrutiny, the Massachusetts senator is opening herself to criticism that she's just another politician dodging the tough questions.

Deputy fired for gun discharge in Florida school cafeteria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:18pm

Officials say they've fired a Florida deputy several months after his gun accidentally discharged in a middle school cafeteria.

Why did Bernie Sanders single out Mike Lee at presidential debate?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:12pm

Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee couldn’t be farther apart politically, but the Democratic presidential candidate named the Utah senator as a surprising friendship.

Search of collapsed hotel shifts to recovery mission

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:05pm

The chances of a missing worker's survival after a hotel collapse are diminishing, and New Orleans officials shifted their efforts Wednesday from rescue to recovery mode.

Wyoming lawmaker says man killed by police needed treatment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:05pm

A state lawmaker says a Wyoming man should have been hospitalized receiving help with addiction issues on the day he was killed by police.