- 2 parole officials quit after Utah governor announces review Updated: Feb-11-16 6:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Two top parole officials in Utah resigned Thursday after the governor announced he's reviewing the system amid revelations that three parolees have walked away from a Salt Lake City halfway house and clashed violently with police, with one confrontation ending in an officer's death.
- Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech Updated: Feb-09-16 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
- US official seeks support for European trade deal in Poland Updated: Jan-24-16 6:06 pm
WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman was welcomed Sunday by Polish entrepreneurs as he worked to finalize a free trade pact between the United States and the European Union.
- North Dakota to slash state spending after oil price fall Updated: Jan-22-16 3:29 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A dramatic drop in North Dakota tax collections due to declining oil activity will force cuts in state government and a likely raid on a rainy day fund to make up for millions of dollars in shortfalls, the state's top budget writer said Friday.
- Negotiator: Other nations interested in Pacific Rim deal Updated: Jan-19-16 6:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS - One of the negotiators of the Pacific Rim trade agreement said Tuesday that since the deal was reached in October, about 13 other countries have requested information about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and some have wanted to join it.
- 2 Oklahoma counties designated high drug trafficking areas Updated: Jan-17-16 5:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - McIntosh and Pittsburg Counties in eastern Oklahoma have been officially designated as high drug trafficking areas - a federal designation that should make additional funds available to fight rampant prescription drug and methamphetamine abuse.
- Appeals court troubled over official's private email account Updated: Jan-14-16 4:46 pm
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals panel seems likely to rule that work-related emails on a private account used by the White House's top science adviser are subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
- $510M Charleston Harbor Deepening passes another milestone Updated: Jan-14-16 2:48 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The $510 million deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel has reached another milestone.