WASHINGTON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WASHINGTON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man dies a week after suicide attempt in Washington County jail http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57820178-78/suicide-jail-week-attempt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57820178-78/suicide-jail-week-attempt.html.csp">Man dies a week after suicide attempt in Washington County jail</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T22:44:03.201-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A prisoner in Washington County died Sunday morning, a week after he attempted suicide in the Purgatory Correctional Facility. David Finch, 35, was serving a prison sentence at the jail for forcible sexual abuse and burglary charges. “The circumstances surrounding his suicide remain under investigation, but an initial review shows proper procedures were followed,” said Steve Gehrke, spokesman for the state Department of Corrections. Gehrke released no further details as to the cause of Finch’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57820178@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:44:03 MDT Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA reporting; Tribune’s Bagley a finalist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817436-68/reporting-public-post-pulitzer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817436-68/reporting-public-post-pulitzer.html.csp">Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA reporting; Tribune’s Bagley a finalist</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MEGHAN BARR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T14:45:44.765-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. The Pulitzer for breaking news was awarded to The Boston Globe for its “exhaustive and empathetic” coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed. The awards are American journalism’s highest honor. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174362014-04-14T14:45:44.765-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T14:45:44.765-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817436@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:45:44 MDT 'Nation's largest landlord' finds democracy messy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775147-90/department-government-interior-jewell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57775147-90/department-government-interior-jewell.html.csp">'Nation's largest landlord' finds democracy messy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By thomas burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T11:10:53.074-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Just off the traffic-snarled George Washington Parkway, over a small footbridge and across from the Lincoln Memorial, lies a natural island unscathed by the development of the nation’s capital. American Indians fished here. Slaves worked a plantation here. Union troops camped here. And this is where Sally Jewell wants to chat. The Interior Department secretary has one of the most spacious government offices in Washington, a 1,120-square-foot suite with a wraparound balcony and ki...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775147@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:10:53 MDT NFL: Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Washington team name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806683-77/team-term-americans-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806683-77/team-term-americans-council.html.csp">NFL: Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Washington team name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Window Rock, Ariz. • The Navajo Nation Council voted to oppose the use of the Washington NFL team’s name — a slang term for Native Americans — while a United Nations human rights expert said separately that the term is “inextricably linked to a history of suffering and dispossession.” The Council’s committee of the whole voted 9-2 Thursday to oppose the name. The measure was sponsored by lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler, who says the word can have negative psychological effects on American Indians. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578066832014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T16:00:59.165-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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However, the incident triggered a power outage that left the southwestern Utah community’s 6,300 utility customers without service for about 20 minutes. Washington City Power Director Kelly Carlson said the outage occurred about 10:10 a.m. as the UDOT worker was adjusting traffic cameras on Interstate 15. “He stayed in the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57802256@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:15:14 MDT The Washington Post: Stronger regulations needed for tax preparers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796451-82/preparers-tax-eitc-regulations.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796451-82/preparers-tax-eitc-regulations.html.csp">The Washington Post: Stronger regulations needed for tax preparers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:40:17.837-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The earned-income tax credit is one of the government’s most effective poverty-fighting, work-encouraging tools. The program pays low-income employees a wage supplement, in the form of a tax credit, that can be worth more than $6,000 a year to a family with three or more children. The EITC has offset higher Social Security taxes and the minimum wage’s erosion by inflation in recent years. The tax credit’s Achilles’ heel, however, is implementation. As the program has expanded, it has become mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57796451@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:17 MDT The Washington Post: Let military decide who carries guns on bases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791038-82/base-military-bases-carry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791038-82/base-military-bases-carry.html.csp">The Washington Post: Let military decide who carries guns on bases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T10:04:47.555-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After any mass shooting, a vocal faction in Congress insists that Americans would be safer if more people carried guns into restricted public places. Allowing teachers to carry firearms on campus struck us as not helpful. But now that Fort Hood, Texas, has seen its second rampage in five years, the argument seems stronger when applied to military bases: Aren’t they filled with well-trained, trustworthy marksmen who could take down would-be mass murderers? Why not allow military personnel to car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791038@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:04:47 MDT Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785486-68/death-toll-washington-mudslide.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785486-68/death-toll-washington-mudslide.html.csp">Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 33</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T09:23:18.951-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Everett, Wash. • The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33. The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office says it has received three more victims than previously reported. Of those, 30 have been identified. The latest name is 30-year-old Billy L. Spillers of Arlington. Like the others, he died of multiple blunt force injuries in the March 22 slide that crushed a residential area along the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River about 55 miles northeast ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577854862014-04-07T09:23:18.951-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T09:23:18.951-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785486@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:23:18 MDT NHL: Captials beat Islander to keep playoffs hopes alive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777357-77/dallas-conference-islanders-playoff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777357-77/dallas-conference-islanders-playoff.html.csp">NHL: Captials beat Islander to keep playoffs hopes alive</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T21:44:00.307-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Uniondale, N.Y. • Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lift the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday and keep Washington’s playoff hopes alive. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby stopped all three Islander attempts in the shootout and Washington snapped a five-game losing streak and moved within two points of Columbus for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. The Capitals are 9-2-0 in last 11 games at Nassau Coliseum. Both t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577773572014-04-05T21:44:00.307-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T21:44:00.307-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57777357@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 21:44:00 MDT NHL: Devils defeat Capitals to keep playoff hopes alive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776825-77/devils-jersey-washington-capitals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776825-77/devils-jersey-washington-capitals.html.csp">NHL: Devils defeat Capitals to keep playoff hopes alive</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T22:59:38.171-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • The New Jersey Devils know the odds are against them as they chase a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Their latest win preserved their chances. Ryan Carter scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:54 remaining to lift the Devils to a 2-1 win over the Capitals on Friday night. New Jersey jumped ahead of Washington into 10th place in the East, just three points behind eighth-place Columbus with five games remaining. “We gave ourselves a chance to stay relevant,” Devils coach Pete D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577768252014-04-04T22:59:38.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T22:59:38.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57776825@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:59:38 MDT Editor column: We report from Washington what matters in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57774726-90/sltrib-utah-washington-burr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57774726-90/sltrib-utah-washington-burr.html.csp">Editor column: We report from Washington what matters in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By terry Orme</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T23:16:12.341-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To truly cover Utah, you need a reporter in Washington. Consider: • More than 70 percent of Utah land is controlled by the federal government — national parks, monuments, forests, and 30 million acres of BLM land. • The state’s congressional delegation includes one of the most tenured, and therefore most powerful, senators (Orrin Hatch). Our junior senator is a charter member of the tea party and architect of last fall’s federal government shutdown (Mike Lee). • Utah’s economy is dependent on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774726@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:16:12 MDT 2-legged Washington dog charms millions with video http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775145-68/duncan-video-columbian-dog.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775145-68/duncan-video-columbian-dog.html.csp">2-legged Washington dog charms millions with video</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T13:04:01.536-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vancouver, Wash. • A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belongs to Amanda Giese and Gary Walters, who run a nonprofit animal rescue called Panda Paws Rescue out of their home in the Clark County community of Felida. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/1q0KWwf ) the couple t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577751452014-04-04T13:04:01.536-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T13:04:01.536-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775145@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:04:01 MDT Dionne: Obamacare doomsayers were wrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769913-82/percent-law-health-conservatives.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769913-82/percent-law-health-conservatives.html.csp">Dionne: Obamacare doomsayers were wrong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:42:01.6-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is there any accountability in American politics for being completely wrong? Is there any cost to those who say things that turn out not to be true and then, when their fabrications or false predictions are exposed, calmly move on to concocting new claims as if they had never made the old ones? The fact that the Affordable Care Act hit its original goal this week of signing up more than 7 million people through its insurance exchanges ought to be a moment of truth — literally as well as figurati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769913@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:42:01 MDT Will: Jeb Bush and the Republican base http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760444-82/bush-republicans-nomination-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760444-82/bush-republicans-nomination-republican.html.csp">Will: Jeb Bush and the Republican base</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T01:01:04.44-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking — some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits — askance at other Republicans urging Jeb Bush to seek the 2016 presidential nomination. A candidacy by Florida’s former governor would be desirable. But if Republicans want to avoid intra-party carnage, they should be very careful abou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760444@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT House fight: The candidates who want to replace Matheson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760442-90/com-district-election-matheson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57760442-90/com-district-election-matheson.html.csp">House fight: The candidates who want to replace Matheson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T17:09:19.842-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 05:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A scrappy former mayor faces a challenge from a business executive with Olympic ties. A lawyer and the son of a Utah political legend goes up against an engineer with his own theory on reducing the debt. One of them will represent Utah in Congress unless a third-party candidate pulls off a huge upset. The state’s 4th Congressional District seat is up for grabs this November after Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, decided against seeking an eighth term in office. Two Republicans and two Democrats, al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760442@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:09:19 MDT Death toll hits 29 in Washington mudslide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763844-68/death-mudslide-toll-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763844-68/death-mudslide-toll-washington.html.csp">Death toll hits 29 in Washington mudslide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MANUEL VALDES and LISA BAUMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T10:27:42.625-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Wash. • A county medical examiner has increased the death toll in the Washington state mudslide to 29. That’s one more victim than had been reported Tuesday, but the number officially identified by the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office on Wednesday remains at 22. And 20 people are still listed as missing from the March 22 slide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577638442014-04-02T10:27:42.625-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T10:27:42.625-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763844@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:27:42 MDT NFL: Washington gives Jackson $16M guaranteed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763914-77/washington-jackson-team-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763914-77/washington-jackson-team-contract.html.csp">NFL: Washington gives Jackson $16M guaranteed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:45:38.74-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Adding DeSean Jackson to an offense with Robert Griffin III should make Washington fun to watch again. Adding Jackson to a locker room culture undergoing yet another overhaul could be the greater challenge. Washington made its biggest move yet of the 2014 offseason Wednesday when Jackson returned to the team’s headquarters to sign his contract after two days of visits and negotiations, highlighted by a recruiting-style evening out with cornerback DeAngelo Hall, receiver Pierre Garco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577639142014-04-03T16:45:38.74-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:45:38.74-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763914@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:45:38 MDT Washington County faces tough balance of growth, geologic hazards http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676923-78/report-development-hazards-maps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676923-78/report-development-hazards-maps.html.csp">Washington County faces tough balance of growth, geologic hazards</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T22:09:55.607-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With geologic hazards along State Road 9 clearly mapped in a new report and a population expanding sixfold in the corridor by 2035, community leaders face tough decisions about development in their scenic, but often dangerous, landscape. The same natural forces that make this slice of Washington County so beautiful also endanger residents with tumbling rocks and rushing water. A 2,700-ton boulder crashed down, killing two people, in Rockville in December. The town, along with La Verkin, Virgin ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676923@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:09:55 MDT Official: Man scaled White House fence, arrested http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750498-68/arrested-fence-secret-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750498-68/arrested-fence-secret-service.html.csp">Official: Man scaled White House fence, arrested</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T17:47:01.826-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Secret Service says a man has been arrested after he climbed over a fence at the White House. Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary says the man climbed over the fence around 4 p.m. Sunday and was immediately arrested. The White House briefly went into lockdown after the incident, which is standard procedure. The Secret Service did not immediately release the identity of the man, and Leary said charges were pending. Obama returned to Washington on Saturday after a weeklong trip a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577504982014-03-30T17:47:01.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T17:47:01.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750498@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:47:01 MDT Denzel Washington on ‘Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57749691-223/washington-says-poitier-broadway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57749691-223/washington-says-poitier-broadway.html.csp">Denzel Washington on ‘Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T11:41:20.524-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals. He wears a black Yankee cap, black sweat pants and blue sneakers. There are free weights on a counter and a bottle of diet cola. Notebooks and papers are everywhere. He’s fighting off the New York chill with some chicken noodle soup laced with hot sauce. “Have a seat,” the star says, waving to a banged-up sofa and settlin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577496912014-03-30T11:41:20.524-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T11:41:20.524-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749691@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:41:20 MDT