Government

Forum in Washington Terrace will dissect civility, free speech Thursday night

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The Limits of Civility conversation — co-hosted by Weber State University, Weber County...

Government

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on...


Government

Planned Parenthood asks Supreme Court to intervene in effort to expand abortion access in

JEFFERSON CITY • Planned Parenthood on Friday announced it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to quash a lower court’s decision last week that temporarily stymied the group’s effort to expand abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay...


Government

State briefs from Sept. 23, 2017

Supreme Court asked to drop abortion order KANSAS CITY — Planned Parenthood is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate an appeals court order that slowed the expansion of abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay that stopped enforcement...


Government

Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

Misbehaving Generals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The programs stem from a broader worry across the...


Local

Housing project with hundreds of apartments, townhomes could come to N. Ogden

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A plan to build the highest-density housing project North Ogden has ever seen along Washington Boulevard is gaining momentum.


Government

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

US North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed...


Government

Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

Smithsonian Black Museum One Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first year, the Smithsonian’s new black museum has become the nation’s top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience — and leave behind for posterity — the highs and lows of African...


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EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

Harvey Toxic Sites Underwater

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund...


Government

McCain's choice: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

McCain's Choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected. Looking at the twilight of his career and a grim cancer diagnosis, the Republican senator from Arizona who prides himself on an...


Business

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of...


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