Olene Walker, the only woman to serve as Utah's governor, died Saturday due to natural causes.
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 »
Samuel Sartori waited in the rain with hundreds of fellow Muslims, as police searched bags and patted down bodies ahead of Friday (Nov. 20) prayers at the city’s Grand Mosque. Read more »
The Russian military has destroyed numerous oil facilities and tankers controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria, sharply cutting its income, Russia's defense minister said Friday. Read more »
The public had its turn Thursday night to comment on three scenarios for the future of facilities for homeless people developed by the Homeless Site Evaluation Commission appointed by Salt Lake... Read more »
The FBI has concluded an investigation of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, apparently ending the hailstorm of accusations that erupted earlier this year between the mayor and now former state... Read more »
Unified police have security plans in place at the Utah Olympic Oval where an international speedskating competition will be held this weekend that includes a team from France. Read more »
Businesses and other entities in Utah and across the country that share the name Isis are facing some unexpected fallout from the terrorist group's actions. Read more »
Former Gov. Mike Leavitt told lawmakers Thursday they need to face a number of long-term issues including an eroding sales tax base and offered some advice on combining statesmanship with political... Read more »
Any attempt by Russia to interfere in Montenegro's bid to join NATO would only boost the country's chances of membership. The military alliance's secretary general said Friday Read more »
Hundreds of protesting migrants whom Macedonia refuses to let in because it does not consider them legitimate asylum-seekers are blocking a railway line at the Greek-Macedonian border. Read more »
Heavily armed Islamic extremists seized dozens of hostages Friday at a Radisson hotel, but Malian troops, backed by U.S. and French special forces, swarmed in to retake the building and free many... Read more »
Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, endorses Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for president. Read more »
An elected Duchesne County official and a former title company employee are facing misdemeanor charges following a confrontation at the county administration building. Read more »
The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to American shores. Read more »
An outgoing personality and good looks won a turkey from California a Thanksgiving pardon from President Obama and a trip to the White House. Read more »
U.S company earnings are falling for the first time since 2009, when the economy was still reeling from the Great Recession. Read more »
The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris died along with his cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, officials said Thursday. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Gene Cottrell to serve as the inspector general of Medicaid services. Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says blocking potential terrorists from entering the U.S. through the Syrian refugee program is akin to handling a rabid dog. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert is looking at calling a special session of the Utah Legislature within weeks to deal with election issues including allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in next year's... Read more »
The snow that falls on the Colorado mountains melts into trillions of gallons of water every year, and most of it flows downstream to Mexico, California and 17 other states. Colorado will release... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton said America must lead the effort to fight Islamic State militants, but she called on Arab nations to increase their involvement in the wake of deadly attacks in Paris. Read more »
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Mitt Romney's plans to run a third time for president fell to a "shock and awe" campaign launched by another Republican already in the race, Jeb Bush, according to a chapter of a new book obtained... Read more »
Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski on Monday asked for resignation letters from nearly all Salt Lake City department heads and all employees in the mayor's office. Read more »
Olene Walker, "one of Utah's finest public servants," Utah's first and only female governor, dies at age 85
SALT LAKE CITY — Olene Walker, the only woman to serve as Utah's governor, died Saturday due to causes incident to age. She was 85. In her eight years as a legislator, 11 years as... Read more »
Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a desolate stretch of land in rural Colorado where he lived. Read more »
Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by... Read more »
Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Olene Walker will be noon Friday at the LDS Canyon Rim Stake Center. 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 »
Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo. Read more »
The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief, because he's "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S,... Read more »
Arguments over evidence state prosecutors believe the Department of Justice is holding back in the criminal case against ex-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff won't be heard until February. Read more »
With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact... Read more »
President Barack Obama paid a late-night tribute to those killed in the terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago shortly after his arrival Sunday for climate talks in the French capital. 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 »
Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online. Read more »
Gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson started airing radio commercials Monday calling for changes at the Utah Transit Authority, the first in his race to unseat Gov. Gary Herbert, a fellow... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton called for hundreds of billions in new federal spending on infrastructure on Sunday, kicking off what her campaign says will be a month-long focus on job creation. Read more »
A top congressional Republican defended a House probe of Planned Parenthood for providing fetal tissue to researchers and gave no indication Monday that last week's fatal shootings at one of the... 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 »
Thousands of people cast their ballots Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the nation's longtime leader last year. Read more »
A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding. Read more »
Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against any other group for fear of the political... 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 »
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action committees and dismissed rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign... Read more »
Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues on Sunday to protest the bloc's decision to label Israeli exports from the West Bank. 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 »
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