A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest weekends.
A woman accused of cutting into the belly of an expectant mother to claim the unborn child can't be charged under Colorado law with murder, but legislators in the state Senate will take up a bill Wednesday aimed at changing that. Read more »
Civil rights leaders are promising demonstrations in Baltimore for the rest of the week to protest the death of Freddie Gray, whose spine was severed while in police custody. It is the latest case of an unarmed African-American to... Read more »
Modern-day slavery persists around the world, including the abuse of fishermen in the Thai seafood industry whose catch can end up in U.S. markets, a congressional panel was told Wednesday. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert is fighting Utah Republican Party efforts to compel him to testify in a lawsuit challenging changes state lawmakers made to how political parties pick candidates. Read more »
The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. Read more »
South Korea said Wednesday it reached agreement with Washington on revisions to the 41-year-old treaty that governs the country's commercial nuclear activities. Read more »
Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated... Read more »
Japanese authorities said they were investigating after a small drone laced with traces of radiation was found Wednesday on the roof of the prime minister's office, sparking concerns about drones... Read more »
An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was only prevented from opening fire on churchgoers because he accidentally shot himself in the leg, French officials said Wednesday. Read more »
Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including considering military... Read more »
Saudi Arabia declared an end on Tuesday to its nearly monthlong "Decisive Storm" air campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and announced the start of a more limited military campaign aimed at... Read more »
The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances... Read more »
An Obama administration official says the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to resign soon. Read more »
With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection. Read more »
House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy conferred amiably with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Republicans and White House... Read more »
President Barack Obama will once again stop short of calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians a genocide, prompting anger and disappointment from those who have been pushing him to fulfill a campaign... Read more »
Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. Read more »
Little Rock officials have voted to require companies contracting with the city to not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity, challenging a new Arkansas law criticized as... Read more »
Two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley, the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, will be moved from Graceland to a location down the street under a plan approved by the Memphis City Council Tuesday. Read more »
President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominee for attorney general, federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, is on her way to a confirmation vote after senators extricated themselves Tuesday from a... Read more »
The Salt Lake County Council set aside roughly $320,000 on Tuesday to fund preparation and implementation of the Nov. 3 election that will determine the future of the county’s unincorporated... Read more »
DES MOINES, Iowa — The traditional presidential campaign may be getting a dramatic makeover in Jeb Bush's bid for the White House as he prepares to turn some of a campaign's central functions over to a separate political... Read more »
Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. Read more »
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The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 926 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and... Read more »
Now that Utah's favorite son Mitt Romney is no longer a candidate for president, "undecided" is the top choice of the state's Republicans in the party's 2016 nomination race. Read more »
Utah GOP leaders agreed Wednesday to continue working on a plan to set new requirements for Republican candidates amid the party's ongoing lawsuit over legislative changes to the nomination process. Read more »
Just over half of Utahns believe the LDS Church has about the right amount of influence on the Utah Legislature, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll. Read more »
Josh Romney confirmed Tuesday he won't challenge Sen. Mike Lee in next year's U.S. Senate race but said he'd like to see another Republican run against the first-term senator. Read more »
Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's... Read more »
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Read more »
The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday called former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify at a public hearing... Read more »
A hearing to decide whether to hold an Arizona sheriff in contempt of court for violating orders in a racial-profiling case took a surprising turn when the lawman acknowledged that his office was... Read more »
Utah's senators, both Republicans, were split Thursday over whether to confirm Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's choice to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Read more »
Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. Read more »
When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama administration officials in Washington, D.C., next week to talk about Medicaid expansion. Read more »
Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. Read more »
Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two... Read more »
Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida's Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sounded the alarm about damage from climate change he said was already wreaking mayhem in... Read more »
A dramatic change is in store for Austin’s skyline, as plans move forward on what now has become a 58-story tower that would be the city’s tallest building and the largest residential... Read more »
A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an overnight... Read more »
Attorney General Eric Holder bids farewell to the Justice Department after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official. Read more »
The Polish government has demanded that toy producer Mattel recalls a party game and corrects a card that refers to "Nazi Poland," officials said Friday. Read more »
With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than... Read more »
In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put... Read more »
Cross-country efforts to track down a photo of an Iowa soldier who was killed in the Vietnam War have turned up an image of the man when he was 14 years old. Read more »
As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests. Read more »
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