Associated Press

Avatar photo

Man gets jail for joining Capitol riot after Tinder date

A Delaware man owner has been sentenced to 30 days of incarceration for storming the U.S. Capitol after seeing it on a Tinder date's television and taking an Uber ride to join the mob's attack, court records show.
2 months ago

Coroner: Idaho students were stabbed to death in their beds

Four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a rental house Sunday were stabbed to death in their beds and likely were asleep.
2 months ago

Garland names special counsel to lead Trump-related probes

The special counsel announced on Friday will oversee the investigation into the presence of classified documents at former President Donald Trump's Florida estate.
2 months ago

Same-sex marriage legislation clears key Senate hurdle

Twelve Republicans voted with all Democrats to move forward on the legislation. A final vote could come as soon as this week.
2 months ago

‘To Protect and Conserve’: Las Vegas has strict outdoor watering restrictions (with fines!) Should Utah do the same?

When it comes to water use in southern Nevada, it’s common to point to the excess of the Las Vegas Strip as a prime example of waste. But Entsminger said it’s a misconception.
2 months ago

McCarthy wins nomination for House speaker, but grind ahead

McCarthy won the nomination Tuesday from his GOP colleagues in a secret ballot election. But it's just the start.
3 months ago

UN office urges Iran to free detained peaceful protesters

Spokesman Jeremy Laurence of the office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said it was calling for all charges to be dropped.
3 months ago

Twitter Blue signups unavailable after raft of fake accounts

Blue checkmark "verification" was unavailable for purchase Friday after the social media platform was flooded by impostor accounts approved by Twitter.
3 months ago

Late-counted Arizona votes will decide winners of key races

At stake in Arizona are control of Congress and the rules for the 2024 presidential election in a crucial battleground state.
3 months ago

Section of destroyed shuttle Challenger found on ocean floor

The Challenger shuttle remnant is more than 15 feet by 15 feet and remains on the ocean floor just off the Florida coast near Cape Canaveral.
3 months ago

US consumer inflation eased to 7.7% over past 12 months

Consumer inflation reached 7.7% in October from a year earlier and 0.4% from September, the Labor Department said Thursday.
3 months ago

People and politics to watch across the nation in the 2022 midterm election

Republicans predict a red wave in the 2022 midterm election, Democrats hope voters turn out in a backlash against the Roe v. Wade reversal.
3 months ago

‘Lady of the Dunes’ identified nearly 50 years after killing

The woman called "the lady of the dunes" was identified on Monday as Ruth Marie Terry of Tennessee. She was 37 when she was killed.
3 months ago

Pumpkins can be composted, donated to farms, fed to wildlife

Before throwing that Halloween pumpkin into the trash, consider ways to make them even more useful. One idea? Donating to the zoo!
3 months ago

Perfect 10: Taylor Swift sets Billboard Hot 100 first

"Midnights" became a perfect 10 for Taylor Swift as she is the first artist to claim the top 10 slots of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
3 months ago