Quantcast

Politics

Romney, Huntsman may be taking nontraditional paths to White House run

While speculation that Romney may make a third presidential run, another candidate with Utah ties might also run.

Hong Kong activists start bigger protest amid standoff

Hong Kong activists kicked off a long-threatened mass civil disobedience protest Sunday to challenge Beijing over restrictions on voting reforms, escalating the battle for democracy in the former... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

1 comment

New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

13 comments

Parents of Michael Brown unmoved by police chief's apology

The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

7 comments

Utah gay marriage case first in line at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will start considering Monday the cases it will take in its upcoming session, including the challenge to Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

57 comments

Hillary Clinton targeted at evangelical summit

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one figure uniting religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless Republican Party that's divided over foreign policy, immigration and social issues. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

4 comments

Russian foreign minister gives blistering attack on US, NATO

The Russian foreign minister issued a blistering attack on the West and NATO on Saturday, accusing them of being unable to change their Cold War "genetic code" and saying the United States must... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

Iran-6 power talks turn into mostly Iran-US show

First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one — the United States. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

How a Wendy Davis loss could help Texas Democrats

Wendy Davis may well lose the Texas governor's race, but that could still be a win for the Democrats. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

Eric Holder's departure clouds fate of civil rights cases

Moments after making fresh demands that Attorney General Eric Holder open federal investigations into police shootings of unarmed black men, a cluster of civil rights activists learned, courtesy of... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

4 comments

US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremists in the country is only helping President Bashar Assad and that... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

Bill Clinton bows out of Denver event for embattled Dems

Democrats say former President Bill Clinton has bowed out of a scheduled appearance to lend a hand to a pair of embattled Colorado candidates following the birth of his granddaughter. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club

Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects interest rates? Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

1 comment

Egypt court postpones ruling in Mubarak retrial

An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed its ruling until November in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak, charged with complicity in the killings of protesters during the 2011 revolt that... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

0 comments

White House hints at fall confirmation for next attorney general

Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

4 comments

Iran leader: Time not right for another phone call with President Obama

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the time isn't right for another phone conversation or a meeting with President Barack Obama "because of the sensitivity that still exists between... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

1 comment

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

1 comment

Coast-to-coast horseback ride against the BLM begins, headed to Utah

A 2,800-mile horseback ride across the country began Friday in California and is slated to end in 20 days in Washington, D.C. The Grass March Cowboy Express, which will hit Utah on Wednesday, was... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

30 comments

US-led strikes hit IS group as coalition grows

American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S.-led coalition expanded to... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

1 comment

Liberians allowed to stay in US amid Ebola crisis

President Barack Obama's administration won't deport Liberian immigrants from Rhode Island and other states back to the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for at least two more years. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

0 comments

Palestinian leader in new bid UN to end occupation

Facing pressure at home to come up with a new strategy for achieving Palestinian statehood, Mahmoud Abbas said Friday he would ask the U.N. Security Council to dictate the ground rules for any... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

1 comment

USDA: Genetically modified wheat found in Montana

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the United States, this time in Montana, the Agriculture Department said Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

3 comments

Peru: Environmental 'extremists' threaten revenue

Peru's president warned Friday that environmental "extremists" could hurt the golden goose of mining revenue. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

0 comments

California cities crack down on ride-sharing firms

Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action in San Francisco and Los Angeles over how they screen drivers and charge passengers, along with other business... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

0 comments

US, others vow to strengthen UN peacekeeping

The United States and dozens of other countries vowed Friday to speed up and strengthen the U.N.'s overstretched peacekeeping response to crises around the world. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives