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Trump to name acting Interior secretary, a Colorado native, to lead department

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump says he’s nominating a Washington veteran with lobbying ties to U.S. energy companies to lead the Interior Department. David Bernhardt, currently Interior’s...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

A robust job gain in January shows U.S. economy’s durability

WASHINGTON – U.S. employers shrugged off last month’s partial shutdown of the government and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year. The healthy...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump’s health chief asks Congress to pass drug plan

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s top health official asked Congress on Friday to pass its new prescription drug discount plan and provide it to all patients, not just those covered by...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

National parks rush to repair damage after shutdown

SALT LAKE CITY – National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown while bracing for the...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper sells moderate problem-solving

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – As the early Democratic presidential candidates come out with their tax and health care plans, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is pitching beer and bipartisanship....

DATE: Jan. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Even with shutdown deal, federal workers likely won’t see back pay until next week

WASHINGTON – While Congress and President Donald Trump on Friday agreed to reopen dozens of federal government agencies that have been shuttered for 35 days, the 800,000 employees who haven’t been...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sen. Cory Gardner starts to separate himself from party

DENVER – Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP’s midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company

The legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin, the prescription painkiller that helped fuel the nation’s opioid epidemic, is likely to get more intense. The...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Investors, farmers guessing as shutdown delays crop reports

DES MOINES, Iowa – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it must delay the release of key crop reports because of the partial government shutdown, leaving investors and farmers...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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