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bear market explained...
STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA

A bear market is hitting Wall Street. Here’s what that means

A bear market is a term used by Wall Street when a market index has fallen 20% or more from a recent high.
2 days ago
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KEVIN McGILL and ELLIOT SPAGAT

Judge blocks Biden: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

The provision denies migrants a chance to request asylum under U.S. law and international treaty on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
2 days ago
formula bill...
Amie Schaeffer

Utah lawmakers react to passage of baby formula bill

All four Utah Representatives voted against passing a formula bill, saying they disapprove of federal spending as a solution.
2 days ago
Ford recall...
Associated Press

Ford issues recalls, asks some owners to park outside due to engine fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Company has issued three recalls due to safety issues. The recalls affect the owners of 350,000 vehicles, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the engines can catch fire. Ford says in U.S. government documents posted Thursday that it doesn’t know what’s causing fires in some 2021 Ford […]
2 days ago
Oklahoma abortion...
SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer

Oklahoma passes strictest abortion ban; services to stop

Abortion providers in Oklahoma say they will no longer provide the service after the governor signs the latest anti-abortion measure heading to his desk.
2 days ago
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6 surprising things about bees on World Bee Day

In honor of World Bee Day on May 20, here are six surprising things you might not know about nature's hardest-working pollinators.
2 days ago
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JOSH BOAK, AAMER MADHANI and MARI YAMAGUCHI

Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

Among the issues: tighter relationships, rethinking national security aims, a new trade framework, and the availability of computer chips.
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Biden arrives in So. Korea, concern growing over possible No. Korean missile test

President Biden's visit comes as provocations from North Korea have intensified and China continues flexing its economic and military might.
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14 states over or undercounted in 2020 Census....
Waverly Golden and Kate Davis

2020 Census over or undercounted a total of 14 states, including Utah

In the 2020 Census, the US Census Bureau reports that Utah's population was overcounted by approximately 2.59%
3 days ago
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MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer

FDA head: Baby formula factory could reopen by next week

FDA Commissioner Robert Califf faced congressional anger for not answering if his agency should have intervened earlier at the Michigan plant tied to a national formula shortage.
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DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers

Stocks fall sharply as Target’s woes renew inflation fears

Target lost a quarter of its value, dragging other retailers down with it, after saying its profit fell by half in the latest quarter as costs for freight and transportation spiked.
4 days ago
A 2020 photo of Thomas Lane, the former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday, May 18...
AMY FORLITI, STEVE KARNOWSKI and MOHAMED IBRAHIM

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

Floyd, 46, died May 25, 2020, after Derek Chauvin pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck. Lane helped to restrain Floyd.
4 days ago
United States' Megan Rapinoe holds the trophy celebrating at the end of the Women's World Cup final...
ANNE M. PETERSON and RONALD BLUM

A milestone for U.S. Soccer, which equalizes pay for female and male athletes

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.
4 days ago
Photos of the crash that followed the police chase....
Amie Schaeffer

Auto-related deaths spike nationally, Utah is no exception

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety called the spike in auto-related deaths a growing public health crisis.
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Hands holding two small viles of vaccine....
LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer

FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer's shot is the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children of any age in the U.S. Those ages 5 to 11 receive one-third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older. Pfizer found a booster revved up those kids' levels of virus-fighting antibodies -- including those able to fight omicron -- the same kind of jump adults get from an extra shot.
5 days ago
buffalo shooter...
CAROLYN THOMPSON, ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO

Officials: Buffalo gunman taunted law enforcement online

The accused gunman, 18-year-old Payton Gendron, surrendered to police who confronted him in the supermarket's lobby. He pleaded not guilty to murder.
6 days ago
Sen Lee debates formula...
Amanda Dickson

Sen. Mike Lee works on FORMULA Act to address baby formula crisis

To address the national shortage of baby formula, Sen. Lee proposed a bill that focuses on tarrifs, FDA regulations, and WIC requirements.
6 days ago
Shane Stant, the man who attacked Nancy Kerrigan...
Heather Kelly

A notorious ice skating hitman finds redemption through his sister’s eyes

In 1994, hitman Shane Stant hit U.S. Figure Skating Champion Nancy Kerrigan in her knee to prevent her from competing a championship/
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baby formula...
MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer

EXPLAINER: What’s behind the baby formula shortage?

What should you do if you can't find baby formula? Talk with your pediatrician or call a local food bank to see if they have options.
9 days ago
FILE - Actor James Cromwell arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"...
The Associated Press

Interfaith group asks Starbucks to drop vegan milk surcharge

The interfaith coalition says the Starbucks practice amounts to a tax on people who've embraced vegan and other plant-based lifestyles.
9 days ago
President Biden is pictured. He will speak about COVID....
ZEKE MILLER and MARIA CHENG Associated Press

Biden urges world to renew COVID fight as US nears 1M deaths

The White House said Biden will address the opening of the virtual summit Thursday morning with prerecorded remarks and will make the case that addressing COVID-19 "must remain an international priority."
10 days ago
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Waverly Golden

4.2 magnitude earthquake reported near east entrance to Yellowstone

University of Utah Seismograph Stations registered the epicenter of the earthquake 23 miles northeast of the east entrance to Yellowstone. 
11 days ago
In this image from Senate TV, the tally of a Senate procedural vote that did not pass on the Senate...
LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent

Senate bid to create federal abortion law falls to filibuster

Wednesday's 51-49 negative vote almost along party lines provided a stark display of the nation's partisan divide over the landmark court decision and the limits of legislative action.
11 days ago
A customer pumps gas at an Exxon gas station, Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in Miami. U.S consumers have s...
CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

US inflation hit 8.3% last month but slows from 40-year high

Consumer prices jumped 8.3% last month from 12 months earlier, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That was below the 8.5% year-over-year surge in March, which was the highest rate since 1981.
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