State

Nearly complete fossilized dinosaur remains flown to Salt Lake museum

Tyrannosaur Fossil

The nearly complete remains of a tyrannosaur found two years ago in southern Utah's Grand Staircase...

State

Hayward from hospital: It's hurting me that I can't be there

Celtics Cavaliers Basketball

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics forward Gordon Hayward sent a video message from his hospital bed before heading into surgery on Wednesday night, telling Boston fans at the team’s home opener: “It’s hurting me that I can’t be there.” The crowd at the TD Garden for the Celtics’ game against the Milwaukee...


Government

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

ADDITION Trump The Fallen-4

President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. “I have proof,” he insisted.


Government

The Latest: Trump denies disrespecting grieving family

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and honoring the nation’s fallen (all times EDT): 9:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for...


Government

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

ADDITION Trump The Fallen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after their loved one’s death. Despite Trump’s boast that he...


State

Utah landowners aim to add governmental entities to lawsuit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah landowners association is hoping to expand its lawsuit against the now-defunct Mountain Accord to include the governmental entities that were involved with the group. The Mountain Accord was a stakeholder group for ski resorts, transportation managers and governments...


State

Utah man will be tried on murder charge in girl's suicide

Recorded Death Teen Charged-4

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge has ruled an 18-year-old Utah man accused of encouraging a teen friend to hang herself and filming it because he was fascinated with death should stand trial on a murder charge. Judge James Brady in a ruling Tuesday called the case unusual but said Tyerell Przybycien...


State

Sen. Hatch raises $1M more ahead of possible re-election run

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New campaign finance reports show Sen. Orrin Hatch raised nearly $1 million over a three-month period as he readies for a possible bid for re-election in 2018. The Deseret News reports that the longtime Republican Senator raised $945,400 from July through September, giving him...


State

Daly, Antoine, Uhlaender return to US national skeleton team

US National Team Skeleton

John Daly is through the first step in his latest Olympic quest. Daly, who saw a chance at an Olympic medal go awry in his final run of the Sochi Games, is a significant step closer to getting a chance to compete at the Pyeongchang Games this winter. He won the U.S. national men’s skeleton team...


State

Shani Davis leads US speedskating team for World Cup circuit

US Speedskating

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Four-time Olympic medalist Shani Davis leads an experienced U.S. speedskating team that will compete on the World Cup circuit leading up to the 2018 Winter Games. The 15-member squad was selected after a four-day qualifying meet last week at the Utah Olympic Oval. Over four...


National

Families of the fallen, and their presidents

Trump The Fallen Vignettes

The Associated Press is speaking with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asking them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time — George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump. Here’s a sampling of their stories: A FAMILY LET DOWN After Army...


Older ›
×