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(IHA agency via AP) People and emergency teams rescue a person on a stretcher from a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. A powerful quake has knocked down multiple buildings in southeast Turkey and Syria and many casualties are feared.

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 2,600

By Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser | The Associated Press | February 6, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

(Theo Stroomer | The New York Times) Eric Betts, a dispatcher at the Summit County 911 Center, at work in Frisco, Colo., on Jan. 29, 2023. 911 dispatchers are buried under an avalanche of false, automated distress calls from skiers and other Apple device owners who are very much alive.

911 dispatchers inundated with distress calls from Apple watches on skiers who are very much alive

By Matt Richtel | The New York Times | February 5, 2023, 1:00 p.m.

(Janice Haney Carr | CDC via AP) This scanning electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows rod-shaped Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. U.S. health officials are advising people to stop using the over-the-counter eye drops, EzriCare Artificial Tears, that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday night, Feb. 1, 2023, sent a health alert to physicians, saying the outbreak includes at least 55 people in 12 states. One died.

Eye drops recalled after US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak in Utah and 11 other states

By Mike Stobbe | The Associated Press | February 3, 2023, 5:39 p.m.

(Brittany Peterson | AP file photo) Utah State University master's student Barrett Friesen steers a boat near Glen Canyon dam on Lake Powell on June 7, 2022, in Page, Ariz. Six western states that rely on water from the Colorado River have agreed on a plan to dramatically cut their use. California, the state with the largest allocation of water from the river, is the holdout.

Utah joins five states in plan to keep feds from making cuts in Colorado River

By Felicia Fonseca and Suman Naishadham | The Associated Press | February 1, 2023, 12:54 a.m.

(John Locher | AP) A man stands on a hill overlooking a formerly sunken boat standing upright into the air with its stern buried in the mud along the shoreline of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, near Boulder City, Nev. Competing priorities, outsized demands and the federal government's retreat from a threatened deadline all combined to thwart a voluntary deal last summer on how to drastically cut water use from the parched Colorado River, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.

Emails reveal tensions between states as Colorado River talks get underway

By Kathleen Ronayne & Felicia Fonseca | The Associated Press | January 30, 2023, 6:08 p.m.

(City of Memphis via AP) The image from video released on Jan. 27, 2023, by the City of Memphis, shows Tyre Nichols during a brutal attack by five Memphis police officers on Jan. 7, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. Nichols died on Jan. 10. The five officers have since been fired and charged with second-degree murder and other offenses.

Tyre Nichols’ brutal beating by police shown on video

By Adrian Sainz | The Associated Press | January 28, 2023, 3:38 p.m.

(Joe Buglewicz | The New York Times file) A residential area southwest of Las Vegas, March 28, 2022. Seven states that rely on the Colorado River for water were supposed to voluntarily cut back. Now, it appears the government will have to impose reductions.

Feds prepare to order water cuts for Utah, other states that rely on Colorado River

By Christopher Flavelle | The New York Times | January 27, 2023, 11:36 p.m.

(David Zalubowski | AP) Homes burn as a wildfire rips through a development near Rock Creek Village, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, near Broomfield, Colo. Just over a year after the most destructive wildfire burned in Colorado's history, a bill is being introduced in the state's legislature to create a $2-million pilot program to use cameras likely equipped with artificial intelligence technology in high-risk areas to help identify fires before they can burn out of control.

Can AI detect wildfires more quickly? Colorado hopes to find out.

By Jesse Bedayn | The Associated Press/Report For America | January 27, 2023, 8:01 p.m.

(Jae C. Hong | AP Photo) Two police vehicles are seen near a building where a shooting occurred in Monterey Park, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. Nine people were killed in a mass shooting late Saturday in a city east of Los Angeles following a Lunar New Year celebration that attracted thousands, police said.

LA mass shooting suspect kills 10 near Lunar New Year fest

By Andrew Dalton and Jae C. Hong | The Associated Press | January 22, 2023, 3:48 p.m.

(John Roark | The Idaho Post-Register via AP) Chad Daybell sits during a court hearing on Aug. 4, 2020, in St. Anthony, Idaho. An Idaho judge says a couple accused in a bizarre triple murder case will not be allowed to meet face-to-face to talk about strategy before they stand trial in April 2023. EastIdahoNews.com reports attorneys for Lori Vallow Daybell and Chad Daybell presented several requests to 7th District Judge Steven Boyce during a motion hearing on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.

Judge: No in-person meetings for couple’s triple murder case

By The Associated Press | January 20, 2023, 5:03 p.m.

(Erin Schaff | The New York Times) Russell Cox, a resident, is reflected in the water in his underground water storage tank in Rio Verde, Ariz., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Hundreds of homes outside the boundaries of Scottsdale can no longer get water from the city, now their owners are living in a worst-case scenario of drought in the West.

Skipped showers, paper plates: For one suburb that relies on the Colorado River, water is hard to get

By Jack Healy | The New York Times | January 20, 2023, 1:00 p.m.

(Brittany Peterson | AP file photo) A member of the Mile High Youth Corps walks near a smoldering pile of tree debris during a controlled burn with the U.S. Forest Service in Hatch Gulch Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, near Deckers, Colo. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the forest service conducted burns, tree thinning and other work to reduce wildfire risks across 5,000 square miles last year.

Feds send $930 million to curb ‘crisis’ of U.S. West wildfires

By Matthew Brown | The Associated Press | January 19, 2023, 10:55 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Pallbearers carry one of the seven caskets after funeral services for the Earl-Haight family in La Verkin, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

Utah man who killed family in murder-suicide faced 2020 abuse investigation

By Sam Metz | The Associated Press | January 18, 2023, 4:31 p.m.

(Gene J. Puskar | AP File) A Tesla sedan gets a charge at a Tesla Supercharging station in Cranberry, Pa, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. With its sales slowing and its stock price tumbling, Tesla Inc. slashed prices dramatically Friday on several versions of its electric vehicles, making some of its models eligible for a new federal tax credit that could help spur buyer interest.

Tesla cuts vehicle prices in bid to boost flagging demand

By Tom Krisher | The Associated Press | January 13, 2023, 4:50 p.m.

(Gene J. Puskar | AP) A customer at the Cranberry Super Mini Mart in Cranberry, Pa., shows her Mega Millions ticket on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023.

$1.35B Mega Millions prize drawing set for Friday night

By The Associated Press | January 13, 2023, 4:01 p.m.

(Seth Wenig | AP) A display shows flights, many delayed, at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. A computer outage at the Federal Aviation Administration brought flights to a standstill across the U.S. on Wednesday, with hundreds of delays quickly cascading through the system at airports nationwide.

Flight disruptions cascade across US after computer outage

By Michelle Chapman | The Associated Press | January 11, 2023, 4:19 p.m.

(Tony Blakeslee | Pool) Lori Vallow Daybell, center, listens during a court hearing in St. Anthony, Idaho, Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Daybell, charged in Idaho with killing her two youngest children and her new husband's previous wife, will be tried with her husband and their trial has been delayed until early next year.

Lori Vallow Daybell says she has an alibi after being accused of killing kids

By Rebecca Boone | The Associated Press | January 10, 2023, 11:51 p.m.

(Eraldo Peres | AP) Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walks in Planalto Palace after it was stormed by supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023.

Brazil cracks down post-riot and vows to protect democracy

By David Biller | The Associated Press | January 9, 2023, 5:44 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The State Capitol in Salt Lake City at the end of the legislative session, early Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Utah is one of the states targeting transgender health care in first bills of 2023

By Hannah Schoenbaum | The Associated Press/Report for America | January 8, 2023, 8:11 p.m.

(Eraldo Peres | AP) Protesters, supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro, storm the the National Congress building in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023.

Pro-Bolsonaro protesters storm Brazil’s Congress, high court

By Diane Jeantet and David Biller | The Associated Press | January 8, 2023, 10:36 p.m.