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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday took the rare step of scaling back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, declaring that "public lands will once again be for public use" in a move cheered by Republican leaders who lobbied him to undo protections they...
DENVER (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board prepared Monday to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging California's egg law (all times local): 4:35 p.m. More than a dozen states have filed a lawsuit to block a California law that requires eggs sold in the state to come from hens that have space to stretch in their...
BOSTON (AP) — The president of Massachusetts' state Senate changed course Monday and agreed to relinquish his leadership responsibilities during an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations involving his husband. President Stan Rosenberg, a Democrat, had originally said...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former longtime Illinois Congressman John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95. The World War II veteran died Sunday night in Washington, his daughter, Diane Anderson, told The Associated Press. The 10-term GOP congressman...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — It was a scenario that emergency room doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital had discussed but never seen in person — an unconscious patient with a tattoo across his chest that read "Do Not Resuscitate." The 70-year-old man at the Miami hospital posed...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former police officer who shot an unarmed black man to death in the back as he fled a traffic stop never had any "racial animus" toward minorities in the community, his attorney said Monday. The sentencing hearing for ex-officer Michael Slager...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he's not so sure. "Have we gotten to the point now where men can't say, 'That's a nice dress' or 'Did you do something with your hair?'" says the veteran...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man accused of fatally shooting a Salvation Army worker who was going out to collect money at one of the charity's kettles is being held on $5 million bond. Police say the shooting happened Saturday as 21-year-old Jared Plesec was leaving the lobby...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans have escalated their feud with Patagonia...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — After eight surgeries and nearly losing his left leg, Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats stand divided over whether to fight now or later about the fate of some...
ORONOGO, Mo. (AP) — Homeowners living near a gun range in southwest Missouri are concerned about stray bullets...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition...