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UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. People in Washington are...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders. The bureau, which came under control of the Trump administration late last year, said in a...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City preserved or created more than 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The previous record was just over 23,100, set in 1989. The more than $1 billion effort last...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four San Francisco Bay Area residents who say they were injured by protesters during a riot ahead of a speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley filed a lawsuit against the university and the city, their attorneys said...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has declined to say whether he would run for the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Republican Orrin Hatch. Romney demurred Tuesday when asked about a 2018 campaign while speaking about economic and policy...
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 10:30 a.m. California authorities say the mother of 13 children kept locked in filthy conditions was "perplexed" about why police came to their home. Riverside County...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The selection of a new Mormon president fills a void atop a well-defined leadership hierarchy that has governed the church for decades. A closer look at how the leadership structure is arranged and how new members are chosen: ___ WHO LEADS THE CHURCH? The...
Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals. An arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has received a petition from a fishing group asking that...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that aims to keep the faith on course with a minimum of upheaval. The selection of Russell M. Nelson was announced during...