7 inmates killed as prisoners fight over money, territory
Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said Monday. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The Associated Press that bodies were "literally stacked on top of each other."
Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site
Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame.
GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth
An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending laws when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt to make private phone calls in his office.
Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity
A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump's personal attorney took a surprise twist Monday when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal a secret — that he had also done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Utah gas 8th priciest in the country, and likely to rise
While Utah gas prices are currently among the highest in the country, and have jumped 50 cents a gallon in just the last month, Beehive State drivers will likely be paying even more as the summer travel season approaches.
‘Dowry is not the Lord’s way’: In Kenya, LDS President Nelson says tithing breaks poverty cycle
President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, told Kenyans in Nairobi on Monday night that they are pioneers who can help stop the practice of paying dowries.
Bill Cosby's accuser denies framing him, knowing key witness
Bill Cosby's chief accuser on Monday rejected a defense allegation that she manufactured her account of sexual molestation and was backed up by her mother, who said the comedian apologized and called himself a "sick man."
Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal
The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace.
US says California rejects proposed border duties for troops
The Trump administration said Monday that California Gov. Jerry Brown rejected terms of the National Guard's initial deployment to the Mexican border, but a state official said nothing was decided.
Sacramento police release new video following fatal shooting
Sacramento police released 54 new video and audio clips Monday that add fresh details about the department's response following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.