Category: Politics

Natural disasters: How many hit in 2022? What did they cost? | Opinion

Debris is strewn about tornado damaged homes, Sunday, March 26, 2023, in Rolling Fork, Miss. At least 25 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in Mississippi as the massive storm ripped through several towns late Friday. Julio Cortez, Associated Press From catastrophic flooding in California to...

When will the West Davis Corridor be done? Project is 70% complete

Workers construct a bridge over I-15 on the West Davis Corridor near Farmington on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News A wild wintry storm last weekend forced the Utah Department of Transportation to call off a planned closure of southbound I-15 from Parrish Lane to Park...

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy puts pressure on Biden over the debt ceiling

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., chair of the House Education Committee, talks to reporters after the House narrowly passed the “Parents’ Bill of Rights Act,” at the Capitol in Washington, March 24, 2023. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press President Joe Biden and...

Juror in Oath Keepers trial reveals secrets from the deliberation room

Jurors in the recently concluded trial of six Oath Keeper affiliates were “horrified” by a defense attorney’s effort to provoke his autistic client into a “breakdown” on the witness stand, one of those jurors said Tuesday in a newly released interview. A woman who helped decide the fate of...

Will Russian, Belarusian athletes compete in the Paris Olympics?

Mariya Lasitskene, of Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after winning the women’s high jump final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo. Track and field leaders signaled March 23, 2023, that it will be nearly impossible for Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete at the Paris...