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In this 2009 photo, Shawn Boyle, general manager of Faustina restaurant in Salt Lake City, demonstrates how easily the "Zion Curtain" barrier can be removed from the restaurant's bar area. In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, that allows restaurants to get rid of barriers  that block people from seeing alcoholic drinks being made, a shield that supporters curbs underage drinking by hiding the glamour of bartending. (Paul Fraughton/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriersIn heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This July 25, 2016 file photo Astrid Silva of PLAN speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Silva, who was brought into the United States as a young child, will provide the Spanish-language rebuttal to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Activist to address immigration, health after Trump speechAn activist who will deliver a Democratic response in Spanish to President Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday plans to address his administration's crackdown on undocumented immigrants and the need for health care
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump meets with leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
HBCUs, advocates looking for help from Trump on fundingHistorically black colleges and universities are looking for help from the Trump administration, Republicans during their meetings
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, meets with reporters to discuss the process for investigating whether or how Russia influenced the presidential election, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes said earlier that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky startThere is a simmering dispute between the top two members of the House intelligence committee about its investigation into any ties President Donald Trump or his associates had to Russia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Graphic shows Trump proposed discretionary spending compared to current law; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewherePresident Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
California Senate's removal of lawmaker to be investigatedCalifornia's Senate leader says the decision to remove a senator from the floor last week was not one of the Senate's finest moments and will be investigated
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Sam Taghizadeh, right, speaks in Portland, Ore., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, as Laurie Armsby, associate professor of pediatrics and interim head of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital, listens, during a news conference to update the condition of Taghizadeh's Iranian niece, Fatemeh Reshad. The 4-month-old infant was flown to Portland for life-saving heart surgery after she was temporarily banned from coming into the U.S. by President Donald Trump's immigration order. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
Iranian baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing wellDoctors in Portland, Oregon, say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition is "out of the woods" and is making good progress after her life-saving surgery
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee. Ross was confirmed as Commerce Secretary on Feb. 27. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretaryThe Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: Interior nominee Zinke clears Senate hurdleThe Senate has cleared the way for a vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department
The Associated Press6 hours ago
CORRECTS LOCATION OF PHOTO TO ST. CLOUD, MINN., INSTEAD OF LONG LAKE, MINN., AND ALSO CORRECTS DATE OF IMAGE - This Feb. 24, 2017, selfie provided by Adrian Walker shows Walker in St. Cloud, Minn. Walker is one of 790 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 who participated in a first-of-its-kind Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs poll on teens' social media use, political views and political outlook. (Adrian Walker via AP)
AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politicsA survey of children ages 13 to 17 by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds teens are almost as politically polarized and pessimistic about the nation's divisions as their parents
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Republicans block bid to force Trump to release tax returnsHouse Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretarySenate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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