Ogden Police Department, Union Station, Roads to Independence need volunteers

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Clash Over Abortion Hobbles A Health Bill. Again. Here’s How.

The Affordable Care Act very nearly failed to become law due to an intraparty dispute among Democrats over how to handle the abortion issue. Now a similar argument between Democrats and Republicans is slowing progress on a bill that could help cut soaring premiums and shore up the ACA. At issue is...


Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes.

The inspiration arrived in a haze at a Paul McCartney concert a few years ago in San Francisco. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up,” said  Matthew Springer, a biologist and professor in the division of cardiology at the University of California-San...


The Latest: Academic in Facebook case says he is a scapegoat

Facebook Expansion

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The Cambridge University researcher who developed an app used by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from millions of Facebook users claims he has been made a...


Zuckerberg asked to testify; data firm's CEO suspended

Britain Facebook Cambridge

LONDON (AP) — The head of Trump-affiliated data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica has been suspended, while government authorities are bearing down on both the firm and Facebook over allegations the firm stole data from 50 million Facebook users to manipulate elections. Cambridge’s board of directors...


Facebook: A community like no other. Should you leave it?

Facebook To Leave Or Not

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure. Take that quiz about which hair-metal band is your spirit animal. Share a few snaps of your toddler at the beach and watch the likes pile up. Comment on that pointed political opinion from the classmate you haven’t seen since the Reagan administration. Just remember that your...


Homeland officials to talk election security

Trump Russia Probe Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are expected to press Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the department’s efforts to secure state election systems as the Senate Intelligence Committee launches an effort to safeguard against foreign meddling in this year’s elections. Nielsen will testify...


Judge: Weinstein company can pay bills, work toward sale

Weinstein Criminal Probe

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of substantially all of its assets. Judge Mary Walrath’s rulings include interim approval for the company to borrow up to $25 million to...


Commission adds nondiscrimination clause to Freedom Festival

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Utah County Commission has voted to add a nondiscrimination clause to its funding agreement with the Freedom Festival. The Daily Herald reports that the contract approved on Tuesday was brought up by Commission Chairman Nathan Ivie in response to last year’s Freedom Festival...


Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast

Austin Bombings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new leads as their attention shifted to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded and the discovery of another, unexploded bomb...


Schroder scores career-high 41, Hawks end Jazz win streak

Hawks Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dennis Schroder was unstoppable on the offensive end but felt like he could do more. He asked Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer for a defensive switch so he could guard Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell down the stretch. “I want to prove myself on the defensive end ... against...

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