Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising.
On Jan. 29, 1850, Senator Henry Clay called for a series of laws to mollify both North and South after California applied to be admitted to the Union as a free state. The legislation only succeeded... Read more »
Arizona regulators on Wednesday stopped issuing citations to drivers for transportation companies such as Uber and Lyft as the Legislature works to craft a new law to allow the companies to operate... Read more »
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A bill that seeks to set rules on how new school districts can be formed sparked a lengthy debate as it was presented Wednesday to the House Education Committee. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert urged investment in what he called Utah's next "greatest generation" in his State of the State speech Wednesday night by addressing needs including education, transportation and... Read more »
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is a true American patriot who devoted his life to the United States. Read more »
A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups filed two lawsuits Wednesday alleging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to address air pollution problems... Read more »
Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled in 2008. Read more »
An inquest into a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe began on Thursday, aimed at determining exactly how a gunman and two of his hostages ended up dead after a 16-hour standoff with police. Read more »
Challenged by Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the... Read more »
California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the... Read more »
State Department officials met Wednesday with a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, a day after the panel's Republican chairman complained about... Read more »
The Palace of the Governors is already billed as the oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States. Read more »
Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate his country for damages... Read more »
A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City. Read more »
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's address to students at the University of Utah Wednesday will likely be remembered for her insights on life and the law, but also because she was in the... Read more »
Want your baby to have a name that no one else has ever had? Just pay this company $32,000. Read more »
An independent city official who monitors the Denver Police Department said he will investigate its policies and practices related to shooting at moving vehicles after a 17-year-old girl was shot... Read more »
California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the... Read more »
For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other... Read more »
Sheldon Silver's 21-year reign as the speaker of the New York state Assembly is ending — a tectonic shift in state government that many reform-minded lawmakers say provides an opportunity... Read more »
Jordan offered a precedent-setting prisoner swap to the Islamic State group Wednesday in a desperate attempt to save a Jordanian air force pilot the militants purportedly threatened to kill, along... Read more »
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Some experts on gay rights and religious freedom issues believe the LDS Church's major announcement on Tuesday that it supports nondiscrimination laws that balance religious liberty issues could... Read more »
Former state legislator Jackie Biskupski announced her plans Saturday to run for Salt Lake City's mayor. Read more »
Hundreds of Utahns stormed the state Capitol to rally for legislation that would provide cleaner air in Utah, especially along the Wasatch Front that experiences dozens of unhealthy days in a... Read more »
Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising and set off a new race for the backing of donors who had remained loyal to the 2012 Republican nominee. Read more »
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has unveiled an initiative intended to build and preserve 5,000 units of affordable housing in Salt Lake City over five years. 5000 Doors will help create housing... Read more »
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016. Read more »
After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the... Read more »
Mitt Romney announced to supporters today he won't make a third run for president after all, saddening one of his staunchest Utah backers. Read more »
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday he won't give up his pursuit of the facts about the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, even though the committee he chairs isn't involved in the investigation. Read more »
Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »
Unlike the active jockeying among Republicans thinking about running for president, there is little public action among the Democratic considering a White House bid. Here's a look at where they stand. Read more »
Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism... Read more »
Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, backed off statements Friday he made on his blog suggesting that Gov. Gary Herbert prefers a site near the Salt Lake City International Airport for a new... Read more »
Three Republican lawmakers want to allow anyone who can legally purchase a gun to carry the weapon concealed without a permit in New Hampshire. Read more »
There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Read more »
The Texas gun debate has gone wild, wild west. Read more »
Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with... Read more »
Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism. Read more »
The groom remembers his wedding day only in snapshots, like a dream that comes back in fragments. Read more »
First lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war. Read more »
The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join. Read more »
As part of a budgeting exercise to find savings and stress-test the state budget, lawmakers are aiming for a goal to reduce expenditures by 2 percent in all state agencies. Read more »
The fate of Utah's embattled state fairgrounds became more clear Monday with the agreement between the Utah State Fairpark and Real Salt Lake to build an $18 million minor league soccer stadium on... Read more »
It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a promising earnings season into a grim one. Read more »
Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Read more »
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