Local officials charged eight people in the assault and asked the F.B.I. to look into bringing federal hate crime charges.
Some 48,000 students returned to class this week for the first time since the earthquake. Even before the quake, the school system had wrestled with tumult.
Museum executives said they could not explain why a man pushed over an exhibition case and hurled works by Chinese and Mayan artists to the floor.
Tracing an airstrike halfway around the world back to an American bomb factory.
Reply All, the scourge that has afflicted office workers everywhere, has hit 22,000 government employees in Utah.
As other big departments turn to soul-searching and building trust, the Phoenix police accused a blind man of assaulting an officer.
A reader sees a dangerous mix of politics, money and environmental destruction.
Courtney Dauwalter specializes in extremely long races. But her success in winning them has opened a debate about how men’s innate strength advantages apply to endurance sports.
Dane Best of Severance, Colo., successfully lobbied the town of Severance to repeal a ban on snowball throwing that was part of a nearly century-old ordinance.
Before attacking a father and son, a suspect said he wanted to “kill Mexicans.” But under Utah law, he can’t be charged with a hate crime.
The new franchise, which is expected to begin playing in 2021, will give the league 32 teams and balance the conferences at 16 teams apiece.
For decades, opposition to drilling has left the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge off limits. Now the Trump administration is hurriedly clearing the way for oil exploration.
The Trump administration is reversing a longstanding ban on oil exploration on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The area is home to about 900 polar bears, which are already struggling because of climate change. Can they withstand another disruption?
For more than a generation, opposition to drilling has left a 19-million-acre wildlife refuge in Alaska largely unscathed. But the region is on the cusp of major change as Washington speedily rolls back protections.
Well, sure, the earth tried to swallow his S.U.V., but Tomasz Sulczynski still had a plane to catch. Alaskans proud of their resilience in the face of a surfeit of natural disasters applauded.
Life slowly returned to normal in the Alaskan city, where preparation and rigorous building codes may have saved it from more devastating losses.
The son of a pioneer of slack-key guitar, he preserved and extended the tradition, carrying secrets of a family style to the world.
A race for the Alaska House has resulted in a tie, prompting a recount. “I hope we don’t have a coin toss,” one of the candidates said.
A magnitude 7 earthquake hit Anchorage, causing widespread damage to roads and buildings in the region, and led the governor to issue a declaration of disaster.
The shooting of another Lamar Canyon pack member has renewed calls for a buffer between Yellowstone and nearby lands, to protect roaming wolves.
The earthquake damaged buildings and roads and briefly stoked fears of a tsunami throughout the region.
A son of a miner, he served 23 years in the House, championing immigration and education reforms as well as universal health care.
The powerful earthquake caused damage to roads and buildings in Anchorage and nearby areas. The National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for parts of Alaska, but later canceled it.
In case global warming makes their homes uninhabitable, some millennials have a Plan B: investing in places like the Catskills, Oregon and Vermont.
With a settlement in Hawaii, two-thirds of the almost 8,000 of the hotel giant’s workers who had walked out are back at work, as one of travel’s busiest seasons is underway.
Conservation groups and others are asking social media users not to add precise location tags to photos of fragile ecosystems and wild animals.
A solar-powered smart home in Martin City, a 1924 Sears Craftsman in Silver Spring and an adobe house in Santa Fe.
A solar-powered smart home in Martin City, Mont.; a 1924 Sears Craftsman in Silver Spring, Md.; and an adobe house in Santa Fe, N.M.
The autopsy raised questions about how Roxsana Hernandez Rodriguez, 33, a transgender woman from Honduras, was treated in custody before she died from illness.
Mia Love was supposed to be the future. She was really an anomaly.
The investigation looked at whether he had redrawn the boundaries of a national monument in Utah to avoid the nearby land holdings of a state lawmaker and supporter of President Donald Trump.
An argument before the court considered whether to allow lawsuits over arrests made in retaliation for the exercise of First Amendment rights.
Three days of concentrated instruction at Alta, near Salt Lake City, provided lessons in skiing the steeps, and a glimpse into why so many women seem to be flocking to these camps.
Drug-sniffing dogs that are trained to detect marijuana are complicating searches where pot has been legalized. That’s forcing some into early retirement.
During my week with a group of conservationist elk hunters, I put aside my personal dietary restrictions to better understand their perspective.
Many hunters are ditching traditional ammunition amid mounting evidence that it harms scavengers and pollutes the food people eat.
A Guatemalan migrant separated from her daughter at the border has been told she faces the possible loss of her parental rights, in part because her daughter was born in the United States.
The case has received close scrutiny because the agent, Lonnie Swartz, was the first in the Border Patrol to face federal murder charges for a cross-border shooting.
Ms. Love, the first and only black Republican woman in Congress, was defeated by Ben McAdams, the mayor of Salt Lake County.
“We’re not in a crisis yet, but all of the trends are in a bad direction,” said the insurance commissioner for California, which had to prevent insurers from abruptly dropping fire victims.
Bristol Bay, Alaska, had a record-breaking wild sockeye season. Now the fish are available in the lower 48, direct from the fishery.
The judge called it “perhaps the most inhumane and vicious crime I have handled” as he sentenced Mr. Watts to five life sentences without the chance of parole.
Prosecutors and the judge in the case expressed frustration with Washington State laws that they said restricted their ability to seek a harsher punishment.
Cing Sung, Cing Kim and Cing Lun are refugees from Myanmar now living near Seattle with their families. They participate in a new rock climbing program organized by the International Rescue Committee, which is supported by The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.
In an age when almost everything is disposable, some environmentally conscious consumers — and some businesses — are turning to long-lasting, durable products.
In ballot measure results, red states voted for progressive goals like Medicaid expansion and blue states voted against proposals to protect the environment.
Caring for a mother who suffers from dementia was really hard. I wish I could do it again.
A weekend in the Mile High City offers something for everyone: a flourishing restaurant scene, microbreweries, miles of trails for skiers and bikers alike, and a vibrant street art movement.
A sense of uncertainty is causing some buyers, particularly at the high end of the market, to be more discerning.
Can Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado run for president as a centrist?
A wave of teacher walkouts helped candidates ride to victory. But when it came to raising state taxes, voters in red and purple states rebelled.
Ms. Sinema began her political career as an antiwar activist and then transformed into a pro-business conservative Democrat who often voted alongside Republicans.
In the On Politics newsletter, a Democratic strategist says it might be time for the party to jettison Iowa and Ohio and focus on the Sun Belt — Arizona, Texas and Georgia.
He’s a class act with a faint heart.
With Republican politics in Arizona looking less like the brand practiced by moderate senators like John McCain and Jeff Flake, many centrist G.O.P. voters there are politically homeless.
What seemed like a mixed result for Republicans has turned more grim as Democrats continue to pick up seats in the House and statewide gains come into focus.
Marco Rubio and other top Republicans would rather undermine democracy than lose fairly.
After a yearlong search for another home, Amazon has finalized plans to split about 50,000 employees between Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City, Va.
After a delayed count, Ms. Sinema scored a groundbreaking victory for Democrats in a state that has been a Republican bastion for decades.
A growing number of government officials are misusing their office in egregious ways to try to tilt the electoral playing field in their favor.
A flurry of ballot measures on Election Day were the latest move to reshape how we vote, and who can cast a ballot.