Government

Ogden City hopes new downtown apartments will help push neighborhood’s economy

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Construction has been completed on a set of city-incentivized apartments Ogden City officials hope...

Business

Insider Q&A: Taking the measure of record-high stock prices

Insider Q A-Stock Market Future

WASHINGTON (AP) — With stock price indexes setting record highs, many investors have been keeping a wary eye on the markets. Have stocks risen too far, too fast? Are they destined to fall from here? And what might happen if prices experienced a full-fledged correction — typically defined as a...


National

Trump has no plans to block scheduled release of JFK records

Trump JFK Files

President Donald Trump says he doesn’t plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.


Government

APNewsBreak: NAACP names new leader for more active future

NAACP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP turned to an insider Saturday to help bring the nation’s oldest civil rights organization back to prominence. Derrick Johnson, 49, of Jackson, Mississippi, was hired as the NAACP’s 19th president and CEO after having served as interim leader since July and previously as...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on military death, and taxes

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s boast that he surpasses his predecessors in consoling families of the fallen proved empty this past week as many stepped forward to say they’d never heard from him after losing their loved ones in military service. The suddenly fraught and politically...


Government

Trump jabs back at 'wacky' congresswoman as spat rolls on

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to put the tussling behind, President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him for his words of condolence to a military widow, calling Rep. Frederica Wilson “wacky” and contending she is “killing” her party. Trump’s broadside...


Government

Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

Immigrant Detained Abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling that the government should have time to try to release her so she can obtain the abortion outside of federal custody. A three-judge panel of the U.S....


Government

2 former presidents break with tradition to denounce Trump

Governors Race Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without mentioning him by name. Remarks on the same day by former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama...


Business

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

Airlines Battery Fires

WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires. The Federal Aviation Administration recently recommended that the U....


Business

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation's tax system

Alfred Smith Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation’s tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans. Despite controlling Congress and the White House, Republicans failed to...


Government

FACT CHECK: Greitens is mostly right on Veterans Treatment Court graduation rates

FACT CHECK: Greitens is mostly right on Veterans Drug Court graduation rates In his August Facebook Live video, Gov. Eric Greitens encouraged viewers to submit their questions. One viewer asked, “What do we do for our veterans except use them as our reason to get mad when it fits our agenda?” In...


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