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Lawmakers in GOP states target medical care for trans kids

Feb. 08, 2023 17:53 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican attacks on gender affirming medical care for young people continued Wednesday in several conservative states that are among more than two dozen considering similar bans nationwide. Lawmakers in Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Dakota considered bills...

Biden warns of GOP plans for Medicare, Social Security cuts

Feb. 08, 2023 17:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden suggested that Republicans want to slash Medicare and Social Security, the GOP howls of protest during his State of the Union address showcased a striking apparent turnaround for the party that built a brand for years trying to do just that. ...

States push to enshrine protections for tribal children

Feb. 07, 2023 15:47 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Leo Thompson received plenty of love, food and shelter from the non-Native American family who raised them, but missed out on any exposure to their Indigenous culture, heritage, ancestors and community. “The only time they acknowledged my heritage was when...

Utah man Googled ‘Gunshot in a house' before murder-suicide

Feb. 07, 2023 13:08 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who fatally shot his wife, her mother and their five kids before turning the gun on himself had done online searches about how loud different guns sound and whether neighbors could hear gunshots five days before the killings, new court records posted online show....

Stefanovic, Carlson help Utah extend Cal's skid to 7 games

Feb. 05, 2023 20:17 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lazar Stefanovic had 15 points and six assists, Branden Carlson had his third double-double of the season and Utah beat California 61-46 on Sunday, the Runnin' Utes' fifth consecutive win in the series. Carlson finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and four...

Pili scores 30, No. 7 Utah tops Oregon, ties for Pac-12 lead

Feb. 05, 2023 19:39 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Alissa Pili scored a season-high 30 points and No. 7 Utah moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 Conference with a 100-92 win over Oregon on Sunday. Jenna Johnson added 19 points and Kennady McQueen scored 16 as the Utes (20-2) shot 62.3% from the...

Colorado St. sorry for 'Russia' chant at Ukrainian player

Feb. 05, 2023 16:35 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State has apologized for a group of fans who chanted “Russia” at a player on an opposing team who is from Ukraine during Saturday's game. Utah State's Max Shulga is from Kyiv and was shooting free throws when TV cameras picked up the chant...

Ashworth leads Utah State to 88-79 win over Colorado State

Feb. 05, 2023 01:47 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Steven Ashworth had 26 points to lead Utah State to an 88-79 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night. Ashworth was 9 of 19 shooting (8 for 17 from distance) for the Aggies (19-5, 8-3 Mountain West Conference). Taylor Funk scored 21 points, shooting...

Gooden scores 26, leads Utah Tech over Southern Utah 86-79

Feb. 05, 2023 01:33 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Cameron Gooden scored 26 points to spark Utah Tech to an 86-79 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night. Gooden also had six assists for the Trailblazers (11-13, 3-8 Western Athletic Conference). Tanner Christensen scored 21 points and grabbed seven...

Johnson leads UT Rio Grande Valley over Tarleton 68-65

Feb. 04, 2023 20:34 PM EST

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Justin Johnson scored 16 points and UT Rio Grande Valley held off Tarleton 68-65 on Saturday. Johnson added five rebounds and five assists for the Vaqueros (12-12, 3-8 Western Athletic Conference). Adante' Holiman had 15 points and Ahren Freeman scored...