Government

Bill Clinton visiting Utah to campaign for Hillary Clinton in August

Clinton Lynch

BuzzFeed News and the Salt Lake Tribune confirmed former president Bill Clinton is scheduled to...

Police & Fire

Utahns embrace aerial fireworks legalized 5 years ago

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In the first year aerial fireworks were legalized in Utah, sales jumped from $8 million to $12 million. Despite safety concerns, fire officials say there were only three significant fireworks-related blazes in July 2016.


Government

$13K found in Kaysville safe as Davis County attorney investigates Kaysville

cash in a bank safe

Friday was Larry Mills’ last day as public works director for Kaysville City. Mills stepped down after the Davis County Attorney’s Office discovered close to $13,000 in a safe at the public works department, Kaysville City Manager Shayne Scott said. City officials were...


Government

Pentagon says no US military support for Turkey coup

Turkey Military Coup

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday flatly rejected allegations by Turkey’s president that the U.S. military was somehow involved in or in any way supported the recent failed coup in that country. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the U.S. Friday and criticized a senior...


Business

US economy expected to pick up after weak growth in spring

APTOPIX Economy-GDP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprisingly lackluster economy last quarter served as a reminder of how choppy the pace of growth has been since the Great Recession ended seven years ago. Businesses pared their stockpiling and investment through the spring. But consumers — the heart of the U.S. economy — kept...


Government

White House Singapore state dinner: Beef, and yellow flowers

Obama Singapore State Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-end American beef and yellow blossoms will feature prominently at the first White House state dinner for Singapore in more than three decades. Floral arrangements for Tuesday’s black-tie soiree honoring Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching, will consist of...


Government

AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken? Do they live in the America described by Republicans: a once-mighty nation bowed before adversaries, fearful of crime and terrorism, its military...


Government

Study: 30 Percent Of Children’s Readmissions To Hospitals May Be Preventable

One of the key indicators of the quality of a hospital’s care is how frequently its patients are readmitted within a month after being discharged. A study this month examined readmission rates for pediatric patients and found that nearly 30 percent of them may have been preventable. The study,...


Government

Father of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Trump at convention

DEM 2016 Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution? To rapturous cheers, Pakistan-born Khizr Khan fiercely attacked the billionaire businessman Thursday at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, saying that...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

DEM 2016 Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do. Clinton spoke Thursday...


Government

Court Decision Leaves Undocumented Immigrants’ Health Care Options In Limbo

Erica Torres is one of the estimated 1.4 million Californians who live without health insurance largely because they are undocumented. She was hopeful when President Barack Obama expanded deportation-relief programs for undocumented immigrants — a controversial move that would have put government-...


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