Olene Walker, the only woman to serve as Utah's governor, died Saturday due to natural causes.
A street cleaner found an explosive vest similar to those used in the Paris attacks on Monday near the place where a suspect's mobile phone had been found, raising the possibility that he aborted... Read more »
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow has expanded his request for evidence in the criminal case against him to include anything the FBI and Department of Justice might be withholding. Read more »
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they... Read more »
State media broadcast photos Monday of the two slain attackers of a luxury hotel in Mali's capital, appealing for anyone who knew them to come forward with information about the gunmen. Read more »
Belgian police launched new raids in the capital and beyond early Monday in their hunt for a fugitive suspect in the Paris attacks, as Brussels entered a work week grappling with a third day of... Read more »
Pfizer and Allergan are joining in the biggest buyout of the year, a $160 billion stock deal that will create the world's largest drugmaker. Read more »
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. wants to destroy the Islamic State "rapidly" and is accelerating military, counterterrorism and diplomatic efforts to defeat the extremists. Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he saw people cheering the Sept. 11 attacks across the river in New Jersey — but there's no evidence that ever happened. Read more »
Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally created a unified economic community in a diverse region far larger than the European Union or North America, with hopes of competing with China and India. Read more »
Democrats in Louisiana rejoiced as they reclaimed the governor's mansion for the first time in eight years, while the state's GOP leader insisted "our Republican brand is strong" even amid the... Read more »
A couple hundred people gathered at the state capitol building on Saturday, to display various welcoming faiths and mental health or support groups, but also to "rally for love, equality, family... Read more »
President Barack Obama promised that Islamic extremists would find no safe haven anywhere, while the leader of Muslim-majority Malaysia branded the Islamic State group as a "new evil" that has... Read more »
Ben Carson is the favorite choice of Utah voters among the Republican presidential candidates, with more than twice the support of national frontrunner Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Read more »
Francine Giani, the longtime director of the Utah Commerce Department, has earned respect and a couple of nicknames for her outspokenness and fearlessness in the face of political pressure while... Read more »
The blows kept landing, one after another. Pain clouded DuPree Lytle's mind as he began blacking out, his thoughts drifting to his family, his church — his future. Read more »
A controversial trip state lawmakers, UTA board members and lobbyists made to Switzerland might be the culmination of a Swiss official's desire to meet some of his countrymen during a visit to Utah. Read more »
As Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski gears up to take over operations at Utah's capital city, she and her transition team are preparing to decide what city employees will stay and who will go. Read more »
Longtime Salt Lake County councilman and former chairman of the Utah Democratic Party Randy Horiuchi passed away Thursday. Acquaintances and political colleagues said Horiuchi was a dear friend and... Read more »
Samuel Sartori waited in the rain with hundreds of fellow Muslims, as police searched bags and patted down bodies ahead of Friday (Nov. 20) prayers at the city’s Grand Mosque. Read more »
The Russian military has destroyed numerous oil facilities and tankers controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria, sharply cutting its income, Russia's defense minister said Friday. Read more »
The public had its turn Thursday night to comment on three scenarios for the future of facilities for homeless people developed by the Homeless Site Evaluation Commission appointed by Salt Lake... Read more »
The FBI has concluded an investigation of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, apparently ending the hailstorm of accusations that erupted earlier this year between the mayor and now former state... Read more »
Unified police have security plans in place at the Utah Olympic Oval where an international speedskating competition will be held this weekend that includes a team from France. Read more »
Businesses and other entities in Utah and across the country that share the name Isis are facing some unexpected fallout from the terrorist group's actions. Read more »
Former Gov. Mike Leavitt told lawmakers Thursday they need to face a number of long-term issues including an eroding sales tax base and offered some advice on combining statesmanship with political... Read more »
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Olene Walker, "one of Utah's finest public servants," Utah's first and only female governor, dies at age 85
SALT LAKE CITY — Olene Walker, the only woman to serve as Utah's governor, died Saturday due to causes incident to age. She was 85. In her eight years as a legislator, 11 years as... Read more »
Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a desolate stretch of land in rural Colorado where he lived. Read more »
Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo. Read more »
The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S,... Read more »
When forest fires roared through Siberia this summer, so vast that the smoke blocked vast Lake Baikal from satellite view, Russian officials blamed the blazes on arsonists and disorganized fire... Read more »
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Thousands of people cast their ballots Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the nation's longtime leader last year. Read more »
President Barack Obama kept up his holiday tradition of supporting small businesses. Read more »
Lawmakers and education leaders are setting their sights on new funding and policies for early childhood education as they prepare for the 2016 legislative session convening in January. Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton called for hundreds of billions in new federal spending on infrastructure on Sunday, kicking off what her campaign says will be a month-long focus on job creation. Read more »
The Obama administration is reminding state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees. Read more »
Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against any other group for fear of the political... Read more »
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action committees and dismissed rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign... Read more »
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday voiced regret over Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was "truly saddened" by the incident and wished it hadn't occurred. Read more »
Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week's high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging tens of billions of... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants voters to know she is no friend of Wall Street. But Wall Street has frequently been a friend to her. Read more »
President Barack Obama paid a late-night tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago shortly after his arrival Sunday for climate talks in the French capital. Read more »
Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues on Sunday to protest the bloc's decision to label Israeli exports from the West Bank. Read more »
After touring refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be... Read more »
A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish... Read more »
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar... Read more »
A Republican candidate for governor says he's debating a Democratic lawmaker because Gov. Gary Herbert won't debate him this year ahead of the 2016 election. Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris. Read more »
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for sanctions against Turkey, including a ban on some goods and prohibiting extensions of labor contracts for Turks working in Russia. Read more »
Mitt Romney's plans to run a third time for president fell to a "shock and awe" campaign launched by another Republican already in the race, Jeb Bush, according to a chapter of a new book obtained... Read more »
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