Nation/World

Romney reports $2M raised ahead of US. Senate primary

Senate Utah Romney

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney raised nearly $2 million for his campaign in the past two months,...

National

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 23, the 174th day of 2018. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for his “Type-Writer,” featuring a QWERTY keyboard; it was the first commercially successful...


World

Colombia coach gives 4-point wish list for World Cup match

Russia Soccer WCup Colombia Pekerman

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Colombia coach Jose Pekerman gave his wish list for the team’s next match against Poland, most importantly keeping all 11 players on the pitch. In a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan in Colombia’s first match, the South Americans were reduced to 10 men and a goal behind in the...


World

Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s leader: Explosive device went off a “few inches away from me but it is not my time”


National

Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah

Utah Primary Romney

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah’s mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a Republican Senate primary Tuesday against a conservative state lawmaker. His opponent has painted him as an...


World

The Latest: Mexico in control at half against South Korea

Russia Soccer WCup Brazil

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:52 p.m. Mexico is in nearly complete control over South Korea at halftime at the World Cup despite just a 1-0 lead courtesy of a Carlos Vela penalty kick. The forward scored from the spot in the 26th minute after defender...


Lifestyle , National

Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

Alaska Earthquake Crash Memorial

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane’s mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...


World , National

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Immigration-Family Detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


World

AP Top International News at 11:53 a.m. EDT

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia’s new PM Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit...


World

Zimbabwe's president narrowly escapes apparent assassination attempt

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. NAIROBI - Zimbabwe’s election campaign season took a worrying turn Saturday afternoon when a crude bombing at a speech delivered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa appeared to be an attempt on his life. Mnangagwa had just finished giving a speech in a stadium in...


World

The Latest: Mnangagwa calls attack 'cowardly,' urges unity

Zimbabwe Explosion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on explosion at Zimbabwe president’s campaign rally (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Zimbabwe’s president says he has visited in the hospital “several” people hurt in an attack on his campaign rally that state media call an assassination attempt. President Emmerson...


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