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Utah’s tenacious efforts to take back federal land stand out

DENVER – In an American West that has a love-hate relationship with the federal government’s ownership of a checkerboard of parks, monuments, forest and desert in states from Washington to New...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senator: It’s time for U.S. military families to leave S. Korea

WASHINGTON – Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believes it’s time to start moving the families of American military personnel out of South Korea as North Korea pushes the U.S. closer to a...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump lashes out at own FBI in a series of tweets

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Sunday on the credibility of his own FBI, responding to revelations that an FBI agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Fox’s Dobbs says Obama should be arrested for implying Trump needs a filter

Call it an unwritten rule – a matter of decorum among the small fraternity of men who once held the title “leader of the free world.” Before he left office, Barack Obama said his goal was to steer...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Tax bill clears Senate in big boost for Trump, GOP

WASHINGTON – Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday, taking a big step toward giving President Donald Trump his first major legislative triumph...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New survey reveals how common sexual assault is

From Hollywood to newsrooms to college campuses, the recent accounts of sexual harassment and assault by prominent men have been as horrifying as they have been unyielding. That dozens of women...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Take a look at what didn’t happen this week

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

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Opponents in LGBT case agree: It’s not about wedding cake

WASHINGTON – In a legal case with profound implications for LGBT rights and religion’s place in public life, the opposing sides agree on this: It’s not about the cake. At its core, the case that...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Democrat Tim Keller takes helm as Albuquerque’s new mayor

ALBUQUERQUE – Democrat Tim Keller took over as mayor of New Mexico’s largest city Friday amid rising crime and a struggling economy. The former New Mexico state auditor officially became mayor...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

GOP nears Senate OK of tax bill after flurry of final deals

WASHINGTON – Republicans used a burst of eleventh-hour horse-trading Friday to edge a $1.4 trillion tax bill to the brink of Senate passage, as a party starved all year for a major legislative...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Grand Junction VA hospital reduces methadone use after patient dies

GRAND JUNCTION – A Veterans Affairs Department hospital in Colorado says it has drastically reduced its active methadone prescriptions and has taken other steps after the death of a patient who had...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico cities break temperature records for November

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque and Roswell have shattered records for November after logging high temperatures way above seasonal averages. The National Weather Service in Albuquerque on Friday released...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World