A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.


After tornado hit their home, Utah family grows stronger, is forever changed

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It took three minutes for a twister to destroy Paul and Gaelynn Sewell’s home — and change their lives forever.


Final six F-16s leave Hill Air Force Base for the last time

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The F-16 era is officially and permanently over at Hill Air Force Base.


Riverdale neighborhood putting lives back together a year after tornado hit

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A year after a tornado touched down in parts of Weber County, members of a Riverdale neighborhood are rebuilding and recovering from trauma caused by the storm.


Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea


NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader “obviously a madman.” Trump’s move to punish foreign companies that deal with the...


The Latest: Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'


NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 7:00 a.m. President Donald Trump is again assailing North Korea Kim Jong Un, saying that he “will be tested like never before.” In an escalation of the war of words between the United States and North Korea,...


Uncertainty Over Health Care’s Future Hobbles Entrepreneurs

Stinson Dean is used to taking risks. The entrepreneur from Independence, Mo., says coping with the ups and downs of the market is an inevitable part of his business. But when he started his company about a year and a half ago, he laid down a firm rule. “One of the things I wasn’t willing to risk...


FDA Approves Scope With Disposable Part Aimed At Reducing Superbug Infections

Seeking to prevent superbug outbreaks, federal health officials said they have approved the first gastrointestinal medical scope with a disposable cap for use in the U.S. The Food and Drug Administration said that the design of the new duodenoscope by Japanese device maker Pentax should make it...


High On Drugs? Anthem Cites Soaring Drug Costs To Justify 35% Rate Hike in California

Health insurance giant Anthem predicts Californians will pop a lot more pills next year. To make the case for a hefty premium hike in the state’s individual insurance market, Anthem Blue Cross has forecast a 30 percent jump in prescription drug costs for 2018. Such a sharp increase is nearly double...


AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Who’s right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to...


Shakir Hamoodi reflects on closing World Harvest, community support while in prison

When Shakir Hamoodi closed World Harvest International and Gourmet Foods this summer, he was wrapping up a part of his life that included a long, friendly relationship with customers. The store off Nifong Boulevard was known especially for its cheeses, olives, chocolates and a selection of food...

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