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Residents return but Southern California fire still has life

Amanda Lee Myers and Brian Skoloff, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:09pm

Thousands of people have returned to neighborhoods evacuated during Southern California's deadly wildfire but officials said the threat is far from over.

State to stock prized fishery near Page with rainbow trout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:03pm

A prized fishery below Glen Canyon Dam is getting more rainbow trout.

Mexican man who killed wife, 2 children set to die in Texas

Juan A. Lozano and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:57pm

Attorneys for a Mexican citizen scheduled to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he is a "bipolar, brain-injured" person who was severely abused as a child.

13-year-old Indiana boy to learn fate in May school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:48pm

A 13-year-old boy who admitted shooting and wounding a classmate and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school was expected to learn Wednesday whether he will be sent to a state juvenile detention center in an attempt to rehabilitate him.

CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:09pm

Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks.

Trump ally Kevin McCarthy hopes to lead shrunken House GOP

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:09pm

The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus in closed-door elections that will determine party leadership and set the tone for the new Congress.

Trump warnings about migrant caravan fall off after election

Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:04pm

Did someone say caravan?

Sen.-elect Mitt Romney in Washington for orientation meetings

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:05pm

Sen.–elect Mitt Romney joined other freshmen senators in Washington, D.C., for orientation meetings Tuesday.

Sheriff says the death toll has reached 48 in the Northern California wildfire.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:27pm

Sheriff says the death toll has reached 48 in the Northern California wildfire.

Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:54pm

Frustration, finger-pointing and questions spilled over a closed-door meeting of House Republicans Tuesday night as lawmakers sorted through an election defeat that cost them the majority and began considering new leadership for their shrunken minority.

The Latest: Recent information ended sex trafficking case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:31pm

The Latest on the dismissal of sex trafficking charges against a former death row inmate (all times local):

Redistricting commission ballot measure deadlocked

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:38pm

A Utah ballot measure that would create an independent redistricting commission is virtually deadlocked after the latest batch of election results.

Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:31pm

A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when U.S.-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family.

Oklahoma police officers kill 2 men in separate shootings

Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:29pm

A man who robbed a cellphone store at gunpoint and was later fatally shot by officers was found by use of a tracking device he had unknowingly taken from the store during the robbery, police in Oklahoma City said Tuesday.

1 Navy officer sentenced, 1 pleads guilty in bribery case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:21pm

A retired U.S. Navy captain has pleaded guilty, while another former Navy officer was sentenced to 17 months in prison in a wide-spanning Navy bribery scandal involving a Malaysian defense contractor.

2 more men gets long sentences for attempt to kill judge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:41pm

Two more men have received long prison sentences for a 2015 assassination attempt on a state judge outside her home.

Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:39pm

The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday.

Mom of Utah shooting victim: Gun owner should be prosecuted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:33pm

The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was fatally shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated says the person who loaned him the gun should be prosecuted.

Chancellor sorry for media storm over porn star visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:22pm

The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is apologizing for the attention he generated by inviting a porn star to speak on campus.

Hearing in asylum law challenge set for next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:22pm

A federal judge set a hearing for Monday to determine whether to temporarily halt the Trump administration's latest immigration policy change denying asylum to anyone caught crossing the border illegally.