The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the Ebola afflicted region.
Oklahoma would become the first state to execute condemned inmates using nitrogen gas under a proposal that will be presented next week to a legislative committee. Read more »
In a ruling that calls into question Arizona's gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because the... Read more »
In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several... Read more »
Cuba's health ministry said Friday it is sending more than 160 health workers to help stop the raging Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, providing a much-needed injection of medical expertise in a... Read more »
Even as it discouraged Iran from joining diplomatic talks on how to defeat the Islamic State militant group, the United States could not outline Friday what other nations have volunteered to... Read more »
Speaker John Boehner on Friday promised Iraq's prime minister that the House will provide the new government in Baghdad the U.S. assistance necessary to defeat Islamic militants. Read more »
President Barack Obama is touring the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner, where U.S. troops defended the city of Baltimore against the British during the War of 1812. Read more »
n states have laws that require voters to show photo identification at the polls, though legal fights are pending over the issue in four states, according to the National Conference of State... Read more »
In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday — just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard... Read more »
As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush's administration from taking military action against... Read more »
On Friday, a new class of Utah AmeriCorps members pledged to “get things done for America” as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th anniversary. Read more »
Unsatisfied with a fragile cease-fire in Ukraine, the United States and the European Union levied new sanctions Friday against major Russian banks and defense companies, as well as penalties aimed... Read more »
Some people here call it Sesame Street. Others call it Legoland. They're referencing the boxy-shaped, brightly colored houses built by the government for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and agents... Read more »
A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six separate states failed to qualify for the ballot in 2016, the secretary of state's office reported Friday. Read more »
Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite... Read more »
The U.S. Census Bureau released its estimates for last month’s food and retail sales today, and things are looking up. Read more »
President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion. Read more »
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among the expected speakers at a tribute to Maya Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died... Read more »
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, ending a campaign he had pursued despite a stint in rehab and persistent calls for him... Read more »
France will join the U.S.-led airstrikes targeting extremists in Iraq as part of an expanding international effort to combat the Islamic State group, Iraq's new prime minister said after talks with... Read more »
The United States on Friday pressed Turkey to harden its borders against fighters and funding flowing to the Islamic State militant group, and sought clarity on how far Ankara is willing to go to... Read more »
President Barack Obama is marking the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program on Friday by sharing the stage with former President Bill Clinton, the program's creator, at a White House ceremony with hundreds of... Read more »
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Former Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, a candidate for Utah's 4th District congressional seat, said Tuesday it would be "inappropriate" for her to comment on the deadly police shooting of a young... Read more »
A statue of Marriner S. Eccles, known as "the father of the federal reserve," was installed on the grounds of the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday. Read more »
Mitt Romney is leaving the door open to a third run for president if no suitable Republican enters the race, according to one of his key supporters, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. Read more »
The state announced a $166 million budget surplus Tuesday, thanks to both savings and growth. Read more »
A showdown between Western states and the federal government is brewing over a proposal by the U.S. Forest Service to consider groundwater resources when it issues certain permits. Critics say it... Read more »
Luckily for most job seekers, Utah boasts the second lowest unemployment rate in the country. In fact, a recent report showed that 20 percent of chief financial officers in the Salt Lake City area... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell promised Utah won't be surprised by a new national monument designation near Canyonlands National Park. Read more »
More than two dozen parcels in eastern Utah up for potential oil and gas development are being officially protested by the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and other environmental groups that... Read more »
Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. Read more »
School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. Read more »
Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that the... Read more »
The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States... Read more »
The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »
State lawmakers justified Utah police agencies arming themselves with military surplus weapons and vehicles Wednesday, while a critic of the trend says it tells communities that police view them as... Read more »
A prosecutor says he'll immediately release transcripts and audio recordings of a grand jury investigation into the death of Michael Brown if the panel doesn't indict the suburban St. Louis police... Read more »
A dispute between Draper City and residents of the Traverse Ridge Special Services District went before the Utah Supreme Court in a special session Wednesday. Read more »
Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package... Read more »
One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S. soldiers dashed around land mines. Read more »
Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill that would require high school students to pass a U.S. civics test in order to graduate. Read more »
Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. Read more »
Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. Read more »
Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. Read more »
Diplomats from around the world pledged to fight Islamic State militants "by any means necessary" as Iraq asked allies to thwart the extremists wherever they find sanctuary. Iran and the United... Read more »
Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. Read more »
Though his Senate colleagues said it was hard to let him go, they unanimously confirmed Sen. John Valentine to head the Utah Tax Commission on Wednesday. Read more »
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