Government

Deaths in Utah's county jails support advocates' zero fatalities goal

Lead BZ 071916 Davis County Jail Medical 02-4

Medical issues, substance abuse withdrawals and suicides are the most frequent death causes in...

Education

Incumbent Dave Thomas, teacher Jennifer Graviet vie for State Board District 4

State Board District 4

Dave Thomas, vice chairman of the state board, stresses leadership skills, while Jennifer Graviet says a key goal is respecting teachers and students.


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 campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Aug. 11 in Utah.


Government

Clinton wins convention votes to make history

DEM 2016 Convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): 6:37 p.m. Hillary Clinton has won the convention votes needed to capture the Democratic presidential nomination — and make history as the first woman to become the White House nominee of a major U.S....


Government

Insurers May Share Blame For Some Generics’ Price Hikes

This week, I addressed questions from readers about generic drug prices as well as health plans with high deductibles and those that have grandfathered status under the health law. Q. I take levothyroxine, the generic form of Synthroid, to treat a thyroid disorder. This generic has been on the list...


Government

Wikileaks Emails Show Obama Administrationâ??s Shift On Lobbyist Donations

President Obama with White House Political Advisor David Simas / Getty Images July 26, 2016 - When Barack Obama became the Democratic presidential nominee in 2008, he directed the national party to reject donations from federal lobbyists. “We will not take a dime from Washington lobbyists or...


Government

Para muchos en la creciente comunidad latina de Baltimore, el cuidado de salud

Cecilia Ramirez está preocupada por su peso y por síntomas preocupantes que aluden a la diabetes, pero no buscará ayuda médica porque no se lo puede permitir. “No voy al doctor cuando estoy enferma, es demasiado costoso”, dijo. A pesar que es vendedora en una agencia de seguros en Highlandtown, un...


Business

Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House warned Tuesday of a “revolution” of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North Korea, and issued a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks....


Government

Want To Binge-Watch Anti-Trump Ads? Youâ??ll Need Three Full Days And Nights

Screenshot of Our Principles PAC advertisement from the Political Ad Archive July 25, 2016 - If you were to binge-watch every negative Donald Trump advertisement aired in 23 selected markets during the primary season, you would first want to make yourself comfortable. How comfortable? Extremely so....


Government

As Fed meets, no rate hike is expected until late this year

Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — On again. Off again. On again? Anyone trying to peg the likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year has been subject to a topsy-turvy shift of expert opinion the past few months. And when the Fed holds its latest policy meeting this week, few think it will provide...


Government

Carter casts doubt on military partnership with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday cast doubt on prospects for a military partnership with Russia to combat the Islamic State inside Syria. At a Pentagon news conference with Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Carter was asked his view of Secretary of...


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