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Bishop, Chaffetz say EPA knew spill potential at Colorado mine a year ago

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the EPA knew more than year ago about toxic spill potential.

South Sudan leader signs peace deal amid sanctions threat

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months after the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his former deputy. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Pentagon probing alleged distorting of war intelligence

The Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an allegation that the military command overseeing the anti-Islamic State campaign distorted or altered intelligence assessments to exaggerate... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Rubio: Donald Trump won't be Republican nominee

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says Donald Trump will not be the Republican presidential nominee because his message is not an optimistic one. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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With historic visit, Obama to seek common cause with pope

Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to the White House next month will put on display his common cause with President Barack Obama on many issues. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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DoD manual allows journalists to be held as 'belligerents'

New Defense Department guidelines allow commanders to punish journalists and treat them as "unprivileged belligerents" if they believe journalists are sympathizing or cooperating with the enemy. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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New clashes amid communal protest in western India, 5 dead

AHMADABAD, India — Fresh communal clashes erupted Wednesday in western India as police and paramilitary forces tried to quell riots led by members of a farming caste demanding government... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Colombians flee homes in Venezuela amid border crackdown

More than 100 Colombians carrying their possessions on their shoulders waded knee-deep across a river back into their homeland, fleeing a Venezuelan crackdown on illegal migrants and smugglers that... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing arrested

A man suspected in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. official said Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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US student who helped stop France terror attack arrives home

An American college student who along with two friends helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes

Employees of one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Planned Parenthood draws support, protests at Capitol

Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday evening in support of Planned Parenthood as controversy over the reproductive health organization continues to fuel... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush has 'successful' fundraiser in Utah

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush left Utah with a bigger war chest after a fundraising luncheon Tuesday at the home of a former U.S. ambassador. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Delta to offer nonstop flights from Salt Lake City to London

On Tuesday, Delta announced that Salt Lake City will become the airline's eighth stop from London Heathrow airport, and the only nonstop connection between the Mountain West and the United Kingdom. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah County to proceed with sales-tax election, but many may need to vote twice

The Utah County Commission voted to proceed with allowing a local sales tax option to appear on the Nov. 3 ballot, but the county clerk is refusing to allow the proposal to go on vote-by-mail... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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US stocks extend losses as early rally fades

Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Palestinians, Vatican could raise UN flags before pope visit

In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians and the Vatican are seeking to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters — just in time for Pope Francis' visit next month. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Colombians flee homes in Venezuela amid border crackdown

Dozens of Colombians began fleeing their homes in Venezuela on Tuesday, wading knee-deep through a river separating the two countries, as President Nicolas Maduro vowed to extend a crackdown on... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Convictions upheld for women who raised funds for al-Shabab

A federal appeals court upheld the convictions and prison sentences Tuesday for two Minnesota women found guilty of conspiring to funnel money to a terror group in Somalia despite claiming they... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah economy 'running on all cylinders,' expert says

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index rose 5.8 points from 105.3 in July to 111.2 in August. In comparison, the national Consumer Confidence Index increased 10.5 points to 101.5. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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State officials debate return of mini bottles to Utah liquor outlets

Could mini bottles make a comeback to liquor outlets in Utah? State officials are debating that question as a Layton winery seeks to sell samples of its high-end products in smaller bottles. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Trump has until Sept. 30 in SC to rule out third-party run

Donald Trump has until Sept. 30 to pledge to rule out a third-party run if he intends to appear on the South Carolina primary ballot. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Supporters of Iran agreement feel momentum on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal see growing momentum on their side in the Senate, raising the possibility they'll be able to block a disapproval resolution and protect... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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USC's Steve Sarkisian apologizes for drunken speech at team rally

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Hill analysts lower 2015 budget deficit forecast to $426B

WASHINGTON — Providing political ammunition to both parties, Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426 billion, the lowest... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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