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A.G. candidates Reyes, Stormont differ over defending Utah marriage law

Sharp differences emerged Wednesday between attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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US official says Khorasan Group threat to aviation

An al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes this week, represents "a clear and present danger" to commercial flights to Europe and the United... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Lebanese prime minister calls for world's help in face of 'fierce terrorist onslaught'

In an emotional appeal to world leaders, Lebanon's prime minister on Friday said his country is facing a "fierce terrorist onslaught" and a national disaster created by more than a million Syrian... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Russia: Delay of Ukraine agreement with EU leaves space for settlement of crisis

The delay in implementing Ukraine's association agreement with the European Union leaves space for a settlement of the Ukraine crisis, the Russian foreign minister said Friday. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Tens of thousands of immigrant families fail to report back after being released in U.S.

For nearly three months this summer, the Obama administration carefully avoided answering questions about what happened to tens of thousands of immigrant families caught illegally crossing the... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Republicans rallying behind religious liberty

Fighting to improve their brand, leading Republicans rallied behind religious liberty at a Friday gathering of evangelical conservatives, rebuking an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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AP Source: Video addressed to NFL security chief

The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enforcement official says. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

The Obama administration wants to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service members at risk of excessive payday or car title loan fees from creditors who are exploiting gaps in a 2006 military lending law. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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EU proposes deal to ensure Ukraine gas supplies

Ukraine would repay $3.1 billion in debts to Russia in exchange for guaranteed gas deliveries through the harsh winter months under a proposal unveiled Friday after talks brokered by the European... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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German military struggles with hardware problems

First a group of German army instructors got stranded in Bulgaria en route to Iraq when their plane malfunctioned. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Obama pal Eric Holder to leave after 6 years as AG

It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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FBI: About 12 Americans fighting in Syria, not 100

The U.S. believes there are about a dozen Americans fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria, not more than 100, as has been cited for months. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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UK lawmakers debate airstrikes on militants

Prime Minister David Cameron made an impassioned plea Friday for Britain to join the United States and a coalition of Western and Arab nations in airstrikes meant to thwart Islamic State group... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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US considers new offer to Iran at nuke talks

The U.S. is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal that would allow Tehran to keep nearly half of the project intact while placing other constraints on its... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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5 reasons to be optimistic about the economy

Coming from a confirmed skeptic, it should mean something that I can find five reasons to be optimistic about the economy. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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