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Today in History: May 14, Freedom Riders attacked

May. 14, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 14, the 134th day of 2022. There are 231 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 14, 1940, the Netherlands surrendered to invading German forces during World War II. On this...

Today in History: May 10, transcontinental railroad finished

May. 10, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 10, the 130th day of 2022. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10, 1940, during World War II, German forces began invading the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and France....

Today in History: May 9, Mandela chosen to lead South Africa

May. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 9, the 129th day of 2022. There are 236 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 9, 1994, South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first Black...

DHS disinformation board's work, plans remain a mystery

May. 05, 2022 07:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is little credible information about the new Disinformation Governance Board. And that has made it an instant target for criticism. The board, part of the Department of Homeland Security, was announced last week. But DHS has released few...

Salt Lake, Sapporo head race to 2030 Olympics, and maybe '34

May. 02, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

Fraser Bullock, who leads Salt Lake City's bid to return the Winter Olympics to Utah, sounds very confident about success. “I believe we'll host a future Game(s). It's a question of when,” he said last week in a local television interview. But will it be in 2030,...

Today in History: May 1, Americans hear of bin Laden's death

May. 01, 2022 00:22 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 1, the 121st day of 2022. There are 244 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden during a U.S. commando operation. (Because...

Activists keep up pressure as Biden weighs student debt move

Apr. 30, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For student loan activists, the week began with hope as President Joe Biden gave his clearest indication that he was considering canceling federal debt rather than simply allowing borrowers to defer payments during the pandemic. But that soon gave way to...

Utah Sen. Mike Lee braces for toughest reelection fight yet

Apr. 29, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Mike Lee may have been an upstart when he toppled a longtime senator in a tea party wave more than a decade ago, but in the dozen years since he’s managed to avoid a serious challenge in deeply conservative Utah. That’s changing this year...

Biden taking 'hard look' at student loan forgiveness

Apr. 28, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that he's “taking a hard look” at canceling additional federal student loan debt and will reach a decision within a month. “I am considering dealing with some debt reduction,” Biden told reporters in the Roosevelt Room at...

Dem lawmaker: Biden suggests he'll ease student loan burden

Apr. 28, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signaled he might forgive some student loan debt and further extend the federal moratorium on repayments, a lawmaker who discussed the issue with him said Wednesday. The White House was notably more measured about Biden's stance, but such...