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...

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...


Government

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...


Government

US first lady to Invictus athletes: 'Bring home the gold'

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TORONTO (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Saturday encouraged the American team participating in an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans to take their “fighting spirit” and “bring home the gold.” Mrs. Trump also applauded the team members for their contributions,...


Government

The Latest: US showing North Korea its military might

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-North Korean tensions (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The U.S. is putting on display its military might for North Korea. American bombers and fighter escorts have flown to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such U.S....


Government

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan but negotiators must deal with the reality that any handouts to Democrats could quickly turn into turnoffs for the GOP. The White House and tax-writing Republican...


Government

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries...


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