Lawmakers and education leaders are looking at new funding and policies for early childhood education.
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The suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane. At least 34 people were killed and another 80 wounded here... Read more »
Airstrikes on the northern Syrian city of Raqqa and its outskirts have killed at least 33 Islamic State group fighters over the past three days, an opposition group that tracks Syria's civil war... Read more »
The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals both countries separated by just 90 miles (140 kilometers) of water share in... Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday called for the U.S. to send more troops to the Middle East to fight the Islamic State. Read more »
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has dropped out of the 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans sifting through a long list of contenders for the... Read more »
The numbers of chronically homeless Utahns are so low, service providers know them by name. And family homelessness is down 10 percent from a year ago, a new state report says. Yet, numbers of... Read more »
The Bountiful City Council voted Tuesday not to support a proposed land swap that would have exchanged two plots of private and U.S. Forest Service land on the outskirts of the city. Read more »
With more than half the nation's governors threatening to block the arrival of refugees, one of the Syrian refugee families in Utah speaks out. Read more »
State lawmakers say they play a role in building relationships with people who can help Utah grow economically, including a September trip to Switzerland that surprised the governor's office. Read more »
Thoughts and remembrances were left on flags surrounding a newly planted tree dedicated to the memory of former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake... Read more »
Members of the State Water Development Commission received a briefing from a representative in the Utah Attorney General's Office on the status of the Gold King Mine spill, which sent heavy metal... Read more »
A night-time suicide bombing blamed on Boko Haram extremists killed 32 people and wounded 80 Tuesday at a truck stop in northeastern Nigeria, an emergency official said. Read more »
Former Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, shared the great need for leaders who can work together rather than separate themselves to the extremes during a forum address at Brigham Young University on Tuesday. Read more »
Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen made the official announcement regarding Proposition 1 on Tuesday during a County Council meeting. The measure failed in the county by approximately 2 percent... Read more »
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president. Read more »
With a high-stakes deadline two weeks away, President Barack Obama hopes to build momentum on Wednesday for a broad and potentially legacy-burnishing global climate change agreement. Read more »
French police are hunting for a second fugitive directly involved in the deadly Paris attacks, officials said Tuesday, as France made an unprecedented demand that its European Union allies support... Read more »
The Salt Lake City Council, acting as the city's board of canvassers, certified final election results Tuesday, solidifying Jackie Biskupski's victory after a long, hard-fought battle against... Read more »
Election results were finalized Tuesday. Jackie Biskupski will become Salt Lake City's new mayor starting in January. Read more »
Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel said Tuesday it's temporarily suspending entry in paid contests for New York players, while the state attorney general sued to halt what he considers illegal gambling by both FanDuel and DraftKings. Read more »
A developer once proposing to swap property with the U.S. Forest Service on the outskirts of Bountiful has withdrawn a request for city support following outcries from community members. Read more »
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A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy... Read more »
At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks was enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover, in the aftermath of the devastating attacks on Nov. 13. Read more »
Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the... Read more »
Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Read more »
Three Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of... Read more »
Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane it said had crossed into its territory from Syria on Tuesday, killing at least one of the two pilots and marking the first time in half a century that a... Read more »
Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military’s repeated warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane before it was shot down at the border with Syria _ audio... 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 »
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 »
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met in Cairo, Egpyt, Nov. 22-26, 1943. Churchill had hoped to persuade Roosevelt to focus on a Mediterranean... 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 »
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 »
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas — hoping to rely on supplies from other countries — and closed its airspace... 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 »
Russia vowed Thursday to work "very actively" with track and field's governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including... Read more »
Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border. 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 »
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 »
More than two years after a man drove his truck up the west steps of the state Capitol, new concrete barriers are being installed outside building entrances throughout the grounds. Read more »
The Bureau of Land Management’s Vernal field office is seeking public comment on an environmental assessment analyzing the realignment and paving of a portion of the existing Wells Draw road, a major access route to Nine Mile... Read more »
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