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(Jae C. Hong | AP file photo) In this Jan. 7, 2021, file photo, two nurses put a ventilator on a patient in a COVID-19 unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. U.S. hospital intensive care units in many parts of the country are straining under record numbers of COVID-19 patients.

Two in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

By Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster | The Associated Press | January 24, 2021, 7:42 p.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo)  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, is joined by Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., center, and Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., with Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.

Trump impeachment trial will begin in February

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | The Associated Press | January 23, 2021, 2:29 a.m.

(Carolyn Kaster | AP file photo)  A sign on a door warns people to wear face coverings at the Kayenta Health Center on the Navajo reservation in Kayenta, Ariz., on April 18, 2020.

Navajo Nation keeps stay-at-home order, lifts weekend lockdowns

By The Associated Press | January 23, 2021, 1:45 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of the city of St. George) St. George City Councilwoman Michele Randall was appointed the city's first female mayor on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.

St. George appoints first female mayor

By The Associated Press | January 22, 2021, 3:08 a.m.

(Manuel Balce Ceneta | AP) President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others including one Utahn

By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire | The Associated Press | January 20, 2021, 3:34 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Couy Griffin from New Mexico rides his horse down State Street in Salt Lake City, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Griffin was arrested Jan. 17, 2021 on charges of illegally entering the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Trump supporter who rode his horse through SLC charged with entering U.S. Capitol illegally

By The Associated Press | January 19, 2021, 5:13 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)  Former U.S. Attorney for Utah Brett Tolman, photographed in 2018, who has been advising the White House on pardons and commutations, has monetized his clemency work, collecting tens of thousands of dollars, and possibly more, in recent weeks to lobby the White House for clemency for the son of a former Arkansas senator; the founder of the notorious online drug marketplace Silk Road; and a New York City socialite who pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme.

Former U.S. attorney for Utah among Trump allies getting paid by people who want a pardon

By Michael S. Schmidt and Kenneth P. Vogel | The New York Times | January 18, 2021, 7:54 p.m.

(Winslow Townson | The Associated Press) An armed protester stands in front of the statehouse on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Concord, N.H.

Protests start small at newly fortified U.S. statehouses

By David A. Lieb and Adam Geller | The Associated Press | January 17, 2021, 8:30 p.m.

(Jae C. Hong | AP file photo, pool) In this May 29, 2009, file photo, music producer Phil Spector sits in a courtroom for his sentencing in Los Angeles. Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who was later convicted of murder, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at age 81.

Phil Spector, famed music producer convicted of murder, dies at 81

By Christopher Weber and Linda Deutsch | The Associated Press | January 17, 2021, 8:24 p.m.

(Jose Luis Magana | AP file photo)  National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2020, at the National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Md., on Feb. 29, 2020. The National Rifle Association announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York.

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

By Paul J. Weber and Michael R. Sisak | The Associated Press | January 16, 2021, 2:51 a.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo)  Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, departs after the Republican Conference held leadership elections on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.

GOP senators, including Mitt Romney, in spotlight as second impeachment trial looms

By Matthew Daly | The Associated Press | January 15, 2021, 2:31 a.m.

(Victor J. Blue | The New York Times) Pall bearers with the coffin of Jesse Taken Alive, a Lakota member of the Standing Rock Tribe who died of COVID-19, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge, S.D., on Dec. 26, 2020. The coronavirus has killed American Indians at especially high rates, robbing tribes of precious bonds and repositories of language and tradition.

Tribal elders are dying of COVID-19, causing a cultural crisis for American Indians

By Jack Healy | The New York Times | January 14, 2021, 5:40 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) Signs remind residents and visitors to wear masks in Navajo Mountain on Aug. 25, 2020.

Navajo Nation reports 169 more coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

By The Associated Press | January 14, 2021, 2:44 a.m.

(Alex Brandon | The Associated Press) President Donald Trump tours a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Alamo, Texas. On Tuesday, the U.S. House rushed ahead toward impeaching the president.

House passes resolution urging Pence to invoke 25th Amendment to oust Trump

By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Mary Clare Jalonick | The Associated Press | January 13, 2021, 4:54 a.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | AP file photo) Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November's presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Pence and Trump met late Monday for the first time since last week's Capitol attack, a senior administration official said.

House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol ‘insurrection’

By Lisa Mascaro, Bill Barrow and Mary Clare Jalonick | The Associated Press | January 12, 2021, 4:19 a.m.

(Ashley Landis | AP file photo) In December, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick yells from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood, Calif. Belichick said on Monday night that he will not receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom after all.

Patriots coach won’t get Presidential Medal of Freedom after all

By Jimmy Golen | The Associated Press | January 12, 2021, 1:54 a.m.

(J. Scott Applewhite | The Associated Press) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on the day after violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Pelosi says the House will move to impeach the president.

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes Vice President Mike Pence to oust him

By Darlene Superville, Alan Fram and Mary Clare Jalonick | The Associated Press | January 11, 2021, 2:41 p.m.

(Jose Luis Magana | AP file photo)  Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Twitter bans Trump, citing him as a risk of inciting violence

By Tali Arbel | The Associated Press | January 9, 2021, 2:53 a.m.

(Jacquelyn Martin | AP file photo)  President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

Trump concedes as some call for his ouster

By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | The Associated Press | January 8, 2021, 2:42 p.m.

(John Locher | AP file photo)  The sun sets behind casinos and hotels along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas on April 28, 2020.

Las Vegas newspapers back in court in joint operations dispute

By Ken Ritter | The Associated Press | January 6, 2021, 2:24 a.m.

(Michael Holahan | The Augusta Chronicle via AP) Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock greet each other during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

By Steve Peoples, Bill Barrow and Russ Bynum | The Associated Press | January 6, 2021, 9:39 p.m.

(Matthew Brown | AP) In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, a herd of bison grazes in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park in Wyo.

Utah man pleads guilty in Yellowstone dig seeking treasure

By The Associated Press | January 5, 2021, 9:54 p.m.

(Evan Vucci | AP)  President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and David Perdue, at Dalton Regional Airport, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Dalton, Ga.

Trump says he’ll ‘fight like hell’ to hold on to presidency

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Kevin Freking | The Associated Press | January 5, 2021, 4:21 a.m.

(Nina Mayer Ritchie/Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health via AP) On Dec. 29, 2020, registered nurse Starla Garcia prepares a coronavirus vaccine in Chinle, Ariz., for someone who enrolled in the COVID-19 vaccine trials on the Navajo Nation and initially received a placebo.

Fast rollout of virus vaccine trials reveals distrust among Native Americans

By Felicia Fonseca | The Associated Press | January 5, 2021, 2:40 a.m.

(Jacquelyn Martin | The Associated Press) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to the media, Wednesday Dec. 30, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker.

Pelosi narrowly reelected speaker, faces difficult 2021

By Alan Fram | The Associated Press | January 3, 2021, 10:09 p.m.