• 2 firefighters hurt battling southwest Utah blaze
2 firefighters hurt battling southwest Utah blaze

A wildfire that destroyed one home and damaged another while forcing hundreds of people to flee a Utah ski town was also hurting businesses Monday that rely on summer visitors. A 48-mile (77 kilometers) stretch of Highway 143 is closed from Parowan to Panguitch. Officials said the fire was human-caused but they were still investigating exactly ...

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  • Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill
Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Senate GOP staffers seemed to acknowledge this problem Thursday, and said they are in talks with the Congressional Budget Office to add in language similar to the House bill. The newly released bill would delay the rollback, however, with federal funds dropping from 2021 and eliminated entirely by 2024. He called it "a massive transfer of we...

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  • University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree
University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

The University of Missouri is not alone in their decision. Choi says Cosby's actions decline to reflect the values of the university. We join 20 to 25 other universities in rescinding his honorary degree . It is the first time the university has ever revoked an honorary degree. After a six-day trial, a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial ...

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  • Josh Jackson made Celtics fly across the country for no reason
Josh Jackson made Celtics fly across the country for no reason

I had to get up at four o'clock and fly back home. "I can't wait to go and learn from Coach (Brad) Stevens and Isaiah Thomas and just everybody on that roster". The record of 14 freshmen selected in the first round might last just one year. Neither Golden State nor Cleveland, who met in the NBA Finals, has a pick in the two-round draft.

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  • 'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories, says Donaldson
'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories, says Donaldson

LONDON, June 22 There is a very good chance that British Prime Minister Theresa May will strike a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party by next Thursday to prop up her minority government, a senior DUP lawmaker said on Thursday.

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  • Dazzler Confirmed To Appear In 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'
Dazzler Confirmed To Appear In 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix'

Casting notices went out and a character that sounded like Dazzler was included. But Dazzler isn't just any old regular pop star; she's the most famous openly-mutant performer and an cultural icon in Marvel's books. Dazzler was created by a committee of Marvel talent including Tom Defalco and John Romita Jr . for the objective of making a cross-...

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  • Hassan: Senate GOP'S health care bill is 'heartless'
Hassan: Senate GOP'S health care bill is 'heartless'

Both House and Senate bills remove the ACA mandate that all Americans be covered by health insurance or face a tax penalty. He said the state's uninsured rate declined from 23% before the Affordable Care Act to 11 or 12% afterward. Sandoval said he would do "everything in my power" to make sure those people can maintain the quality of life th...

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  • Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to be taken off Endangered Species list. Thanks, Trump
Yellowstone Grizzly Bear to be taken off Endangered Species list. Thanks, Trump

Announcing the change in classification, Interior Secretary Ryan Zink said: "This achievement stands as one of America's great conservation successes". Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead also praised the decision. Population studies show grizzly bears have more than doubled their range since the mid-1970s, occupying more than 22,500 square miles (58,275 s...

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  • Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies
Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell developed the bill behind closed doors. Since Smith was speaking on International Women's Day, he also questioned if, by taxing tanning businesses, Democrats really cared about women's health as they claimed while balking at other cuts, including Planned Parenthood funding.

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  • Amid adulation from loyalists, talk of Trump firing Special Counsel
Amid adulation from loyalists, talk of Trump firing Special Counsel

House Speaker Paul Ryan made it clear he doesn't agree with some who are urging President Donald Trump to fire the Justice Department's special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election. By now anyone who values his sanity has stopped trying to predict what President Trump will do or say. "I don't give the benefit of th...

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  • Hundreds of mourners attend Otto Warmbier's funeral
Hundreds of mourners attend Otto Warmbier's funeral

The KCNA said the North dealt with Mr Warmbier , 22, according to domestic law and worldwide standards. North Korea on Friday said the death of a United States student it freed earlier this month was a "mystery" as his health indicators and examination results were all normal when he left Pyongyang.

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  • Australia to resume Syria airstrikes after Russian threat
Australia to resume Syria airstrikes after Russian threat

A US warplane on Tuesday shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the latest in a series of clashes between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that risks drawing American forces deeper into the conflict.

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  • 76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball
76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball

Drafted in 1992 behind Shaquille O'Neal, Mourning won two Defensive Player of the Year awards and ranks 12th in career blocks. He finished with 30 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists during a 98-90 season-opening loss to Yale. The NCAA has never really liked it, and earlier this month, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the system as it's now construct...

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  • Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill
Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill

During today's morning, the Republican senators heard the presentation of the proposal in the Capitol, in a measure of McConnell to manage to convince the dubious ones of their vote, because he can only afford to lose two votes so that the measure is approved.

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  • North Korea denies torturing OH college student Otto Warmbier
North Korea denies torturing OH college student Otto Warmbier

Warmbier was arrested as he was about to leave North Korea and sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor. USA diplomatic and defense chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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  • Helena Brewers to relocate to Colorado Springs in 2019
Helena Brewers to relocate to Colorado Springs in 2019

Elmore Sports Group President DG Elmore said it had "become increasingly hard to find a major league baseball team that is interested in Colorado Springs as a long-term home for their Triple-A club due to the weather and elevation". Changes are coming to the Pioneer League soon. The San Antonio Missions , the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego...

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  • HERO Central is theme for community VBS
HERO Central is theme for community VBS

Wendall Lamb, 11 a.m. Sunday". " Kingdom Harvest Worship Center celebrates Revival with Bishop Spencer Riddick Jr. preaching at 10:45 a.m. and Pastor Jonathan Willis preaching at 4 p.m. " New Faith United Methodist Church (Schuyler ) celebrates Homecoming with guest speaker Danny Kesner, district superintendent, at 11 a.m. Sunday".

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  • Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi
Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

Amidst disappointing recent Congressional losses, Democrats are calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to step down. "I don't think members of our party should pick up the line of the Republicans", she said . I'm not saying there are 0 reasons to get rid of Pelosi - just that it would be awfully backwards and disappointing if satia...

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  • Justice Department backs Texas 'sanctuary city' law in court
Justice Department backs Texas 'sanctuary city' law in court

The state was sued over the measure last month, the day after Gov. Greg Abbott signed the controversial measure into law. Texas and the federal government have previously clashed on a multitude of issues, but the DOJ's support in the lawsuit is another example of the changing relationship between the state and the new Trump administration.

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  • Storm remnants move through area
Storm remnants move through area

Cindy, which made landfall on the Louisiana coast, has since been downgraded to a Tropical Depression. "All arms of the state's emergency preparedness and response apparatus are taking Tropical Storm Cindy seriously, and we are calling on all Louisianans throughout the state to do so as well", Edwards said in a statement.

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