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Protests expected at Trump's Phoenix rally, senators will not attend

YUMA, Ariz. (Reuters) - Arizona's two U.S. senators, who have both clashed with President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, were expected to skip his campaign rally on Tuesday night in Phoenix, where large protests are planned.

Charlottesville to cover Confederate statues after chaotic meeting

(Reuters) - City councilors in Charlottesville, Virginia, voted unanimously on Tuesday to cover two statues of Confederate war heroes in black fabric after ejecting spectators from a chaotic council meeting as residents demanded answers over how a recent white nationalist rally turned deadly.

Missouri governor halts execution to examine questions over DNA

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens halted the execution of a man scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for killing a woman during a burglary after his attorneys argued that recent DNA evidence showed he is innocent.

Los Angeles seeks to join lawsuit over U.S. sanctuary policies

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The city of Los Angeles on Tuesday sought to join a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over federal restrictions on some law enforcement grants to so-called sanctuary cities, according to a court filing.

Commuter train slams into parked train car near Philadelphia, 33 hurt

(Reuters) - A one-car commuter train slammed into an unoccupied parked train car at a station near Philadelphia on Tuesday, injuring 33 people, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.

Justice Department seeks to scale back scope of warrant on anti-Trump site

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is scaling back its request to obtain a broad swath of data in connection with an anti-Trump website, after critics accused the department of trampling the free speech rights of political dissidents.

Number of charter schools, students in U.S. rises: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of children attending charter schools in the United States hit a record of about 6 percent of all students in public schools, according to a federal education report released on Tuesday.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

Prep football: Sky View Bobcats preview

Mountain lion shot, killed after it charges police in downtown Salt Lake City

Judge weighs environmental impacts, water needs in Las Vegas pipeline fight

Navajo Nation entity starts solar farm amid closing station

Trump on tricky legal ground with ‘Obamacare’ threat

Brazil’s president faces congressional vote on his future

Nearly 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey’s failed coup

2 of Venezuela’s leading opposition figures taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents

Arizona conservative calls for special counsel Robert Mueller to resign

Political defiance that made Arizona sheriff popular led to downfall

Shahid Abbasi elected as Pakistan’s prime minister

Father and son prepare for eclipse after missing 1979 viewing

Utah forecast: Baking in the north, sweltering in the south

Newspaper carrier alerts West Valley City homeowner to fire, then continues route

Clerics offering religious edicts in Cairo metro seek to correct misconceptions about Islam

Scientists say patches of dead trees along the east coast are ‘the most obvious indicator of climate change’

A state-by-state look at juvenile life without parole

Parole for young lifers inconsistent across US

J.K. Rowling apologizes for claiming President Trump ignored disabled boy

Carol Burnett to ask kids to solve adult problems on Netflix

Tom Hiddleston to play ‘Hamlet’ at tiny London theater

Stevie Wonder, Green Day to play Global Citizen Festival

Sam Shepard embodied, examined American myth

Former Saratoga Springs police officer arrested, accused of sexual contact with minor

News roundup: U.K. prankster fools White House officials, Huntsman with fake emails

Jennifer Rubin: Scaramucci’s firing means John Kelly is off to a good start

Albert R. Hunt: Why Trump’s new chief of staff will fail, too

Poll: 78% of Utahns want Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire after this term

PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees rally past Nashville Sounds, 11-5

Takitaki already making noise again at BYU’s limited-contact practices

Utes must move forward without Chase Hansen

Venezuelan leader defiant as U.S. imposes sanctions on him

At U.N., China says U.S. and North Korea key to peace

College football: Coming off final 4, Washington looks to fill defensive holes

White House: Trump has ‘100% confidence’ in his Cabinet, including A.G.

Bagley Cartoon: Retreat From Moscow

Eugene Robinson: Ivanka Trump is not helping the country or herself

Republicans say time for Senate to move on from health care

Utah basketball: Utes men’s basketball released schedule for foreign tour

NFL: 49ers claim former Utah receiver Tim Patrick off waivers

Warring Utah 'dirty soda' chains headed for trial

Trump has new chief of staff, but same old health care fight

Support grows for ballot item angling for more school money

20 insider revelations as ‘The Book of Mormon’ returns to Utah

Utah football: Salesi Uhatafe will be leaned on to set tone for revamped offensive line

With Uber in turmoil, Lyft’s ridership surpasses all of 2016

Utah defensive end Kylie Fitts prepped to bounce back after dealing with ‘heartbreak’ in 2016

Salt Lake City mayor calls downtown’s ‘cultural core’ a gem in the Intermountain West

Pence says U.S. stands with Baltic States

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ABC News - Business

Airbnb to Launch Feature for Neighbors to File Complaints

Neighbors of an Airbnb homeowner will soon be able to rant or rave about their living situation on the renting website.

The Best 2016 Pi Day Deals

Happy Pi Day, America.

Ex-Worker Says VW Destroyed Documents, Obstructed Justice

A former Volkswagen employee says in a lawsuit that the company deleted documents and obstructed justice after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of cheating on emissions tests

Low Gas Prices Drag Down US Retail Sales in February

US retail sales dragged by lower gas prices, cautious consumers

US Stocks Slip as Energy Companies and Drugmakers Slide

US stocks are slightly lower in morning trading as falling commodity prices again pulled energy and materials companies lower, and drugmakers are falling on concerns about prices

Grain Lower, Livestock Mixed

Wheat, corn, soybeans lower and oats mixed on the CBOT, beef higher and pork mixed on the CME

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McConnell, in Private, Doubts if Trump Can Save Presidency

The relationship between President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell has disintegrated to the point that the men are no longer on speaking terms.

Trump Outlines New Afghanistan War Strategy With Few Details

The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success.

Phoenix, Afghanistan, Louise Linton: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Asia and Australia Edition: Instant Divorce, North Korea, Afghanistan: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

California Today: California Today: Berkeley’s New Chancellor and a ‘Free Speech Year’

Tuesday: Talking to U.C. Berkeley’s new chancellor, a shake-up at The Los Angeles Times, and your eclipse photos.

What to Know Ahead of Trump’s Rally in Arizona

President Trump’s visit to Phoenix on Tuesday — for his first rally since his comments on Charlottesville, Va. — could draw thousands of protesters.

Trump Meets Border Patrol Officials Before Rally in Arizona

The trip is meant to highlight the president’s crackdown on illegal immigration, but Mr. Trump is not expected to pardon a former sheriff who served as an avatar for that mission.

Trump a ‘Moral Dilemma’ for Black Republicans After Charlottesville

President Trump’s equivocation on a racist rally has strained ties to even his most ardent African-American supporters who have turned outspoken critics.

‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With Rebel General’s Legacy

Even within the family of Robert E. Lee, there are divisions over what should be done about Confederate monuments and what their ancestor stands for now.

Divers Find Remains in Search of U.S. Navy Ship Damaged in Collision

Ten sailors have been missing since the Navy destroyer John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore.

Naval Collision Adds to Fears About U.S. Decline in Asia

Images of a damaged U.S. Navy destroyer come as America’s allies have grown concerned that the Trump administration’s actions provide an opening for China.

Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car

The tech giant was going to build its own self-driving car. Now it is sticking to the underlying technology and testing it in an employee shuttle service.

2 Barcelona Suspects Are Charged With Terrorism Offenses

Court officials told the Spanish news media that at least one of the suspects had confirmed that the cell had planned a larger attack.

After 62 Years and Many Battles, Village Voice to End Print Publication

The owner of the weekly said its audience has moved online and expects daily publication in various media, rather than a weekly edition.

Deadly Earthquake Hits Italian Island of Ischia

The temblor caused significant damage to the towns of Casamicciola and Lacco Ameno, where two people were killed after some buildings crumbled.

Russia Detains Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Crackdown

Kirill S. Serebrennikov leads the Gogol Center, one of the most prominent and progressive artistic venues in Moscow.

Commuter Train Crashes Into Parked Train, Injuring Dozens

A one-car commuter train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday, buckling the floors of both cars and injuring more than 30 passengers, authorities said.

Around the World in Seven Markets

In 360 video, sample the goods at markets from Marrakesh to London.

Your Daily Mini Crossword

Solve a bite-size crossword in just a few minutes.

Tillerson Suggests North Korea May Soon Be Ready for Talks

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson went out of his way to compliment Pyongyang for a two-week pause in missile tests even as new sanctions were announced.

16 Years of War in Afghanistan, in Pictures

Photographs chronicle a war that has vexed three presidencies and outlasted a dozen military commanders, and there is no end in sight.

What an Afghanistan Victory Looks Like Under the Trump Plan

The mantra has long been that peace is the only solution in Afghanistan. But the Taliban, more tenacious after 16 years, is showing no interest.

Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan

Military and intelligence officials in Islamabad said the new U.S. strategy might worsen relations between the countries.

Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In

The president, who had called for American withdrawal from Afghanistan before he took office, in the end accepted a “big military” approach as the only viable option.

It’s a Diverse City, but Most Big Museum Boards Are Strikingly White

A Times survey of New York City museums reveals that the lack of diversity starts at the top — with the board.

India’s Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Instant Divorce’ for Muslims

Until now, Muslim men in the country could end their marriage by saying the Arabic word “talaq” three times. Women had no such right.

Tay-K Was a 17-Year-Old ‘Violent Fugitive.’ Then His Song Went Viral.

The knotty back story of “The Race,” one of the summer’s fastest growing songs, is unlike any other viral hit.

U.S. Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1962 Has Died, His Sons Say

James Dresnok, whose North Korean-born sons say he died in November, crossed the Demilitarized Zone in 1962.

Divisive Monuments? Put Them All in a Taiwan Park

Thousands of statues of a former dictator were erected across Taiwan. Getting rid of them hasn’t been easy.

Martin Shkreli Was ‘His Own Worst Enemy,’ Juror Says

The jury thought Mr. Shkreli committed fraud, a juror said, but did not find “that he had the intent and purpose” to cause anyone to lose money.

Critic's Notebook: In the Berkshires, Musicals With Ambitions Not Always Realized

An experimental “Music Man” gets into trouble with a capital T, while a straightforward “Company” gleams and a complicated “Legendary Romance” fades.

Roger Goodell Said to Be in Line for New Five-Year N.F.L. Contract

League owners appear satisfied enough with Commissioner Roger Goodell’s stewardship of the league to give him an extension.

Ohio Judge Returns Fire After He Is Ambushed on Way to Court

The judge was injured and airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital where he had surgery and was expected to survive.

After Big Ben Rings Out, the Sound of Silence in London

Britain’s most famous bell will be largely quiet for the next four years while the tower in which it is housed is renovated.

James Murphy Wants to Justify LCD Soundsystem’s Existence (Again)

Six years after a dramatic farewell, the New York hipster rock star is back with a new album and an explanation.

Venezuela Cancels Gustavo Dudamel Tour After His Criticisms

Stung by Mr. Dudamel’s recent statements, the Venezuelan government called off his concerts next month with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

Alice Waters on Sex, Drugs and Sustainable Agriculture

In a memoir, the chef who pioneered farm-to-table food at Chez Panisse expounds on her wild early years, her politics and how she wants to be buried.

A Day at the Beach in, Yes, Gary, Indiana

Sandy ridges of wooded pines, serene footbridges over natural ponds and the color that can only come from longtime residents of this forgotten steel town.

Vows: He Promised Her the Moon and Stars. They Married on Eclipse Day.

Kelly Turek and Chris Dutton, self-described “science fiction nerds,” spent the first few minutes of a bright future together in total darkness.

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