Zinke tells tribal leaders in Arizona he’ll fight opioids

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, at the podium, addresses the opioid crisis in Indian country in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, March 19, 2018. Zinke met with tribal leaders to discuss the drug and other problems affecting tribal communities. Left to right, Stephen Roe Lewis, governor of the Gila River Indian community, Edward Manuel, chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, Secretary Zinke, Delbert Ray, Sr., president of the Salt River community and Robert Miguel, chairman of the Ak-Chin Indian community. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told tribal leaders in the Phoenix area on Monday that federal law enforcement will work with them to fight distribution of opioid drugs in Indian country.

Robots break new ground in construction industry

Built Robotics CEO Noah Ready-Campbell poses for a picture in front of the company's autonomous track loader Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in San Francisco. Backed by Silicon Valley money, tech startups are developing self-driving bulldozers, drones to inspect work sites and robot bricklayers that can lay bricks faster than human and work without lunch breaks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects.

Victims’ families urge California to end gun investments

Renee Wetzel, right, whose husband died in the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack, watches as fellow family members of mass shooting victims call on California's public pension fund to stop investing in retailers that sell assault weapons in Sacramento, Calif., on Monday, March 19, 2018. Wetzel testified before the board urging them use her husband's memory to make change, adding "let California say 'no more.'" (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Families of mass shooting victims and others called Monday for the nation’s largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault weapons and devices that allow guns to fire more rapidly.

California could cut pot taxes in bid to lure legal users

Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, discusses the measure he and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, right, are proposing to cut taxes on legal marijuana, Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The lawmakers say current taxes are so high that users often find it cheaper to keep buying illegal products from the black market. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Less than three months after California launched legal marijuana sales for adults, the state could consider temporarily slashing hefty tax rates that some say are driving buyers into the black market.

Steve Wynn settled with second woman over sex allegations

FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, casino mogul Steve Wynn appears at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Attorneys for Wynn say in court documents that he brokered a settlement with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct more than a decade ago. The documents filed earlier in March 2018 say Wynn recently went to the FBI to accuse the woman of trying to extort him by threatening to go public with details from the 2006 settlement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn brokered a settlement more than a decade ago with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct and recently reported her to the FBI, his attorneys say in court documents.

Utah arena adds ‘sensory room’ for kids with autism

In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 photo, Kylen Hair, 4, of Orem plays on the bubble tube in the new sensory room at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. Vivint Gives Back Director Holly Mero-Bench says the space is considered a therapy room since each component in the room is meant to “stimulate or calm a specific sense.” The room will be available to the public starting March 30. (Laura Seitz/The Deseret News via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new “sensory room” for children with autism will soon be open at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home to the Utah Jazz and many other major entertainment events.



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