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Utah Rep. Mia Love raises $440K in first months in Congress

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love raised more than $440,000 in her first three months in Congress.

Putin defends Iran missile decision during call-in show

President Vladimir Putin sternly urged the West to respect Russia's interests in global affairs and defended his move to sanction the delivery of a long-range air defense missile system to Iran... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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US home construction off to weak March start

U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Funeral services set for former Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College campus in West Jordan, a family spokesman announced Wednesday. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Dabakis drops out of Salt Lake mayor's race after just 9 days

State Sen. Jim Dabakis announced Wednesday that he's withdrawing from the race for Salt Lake City mayor. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Hillary Clinton faces promise, risk of being seen as 3rd Obama term

Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Iowa to give voters an intimate glance of who she'd be as president. What they got instead was a glimpse into the complicated relationship between the current... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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AP source: Marco Rubio raises $1.25M online during first day

Sen. Marco Rubio raised $1.25 million online during his first full day as a presidential candidate, a person close to the Florida Republican's campaign said Wednesday. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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EU alleges Google's abuses hurt consumers, innovation

The European Union's executive branch hit Google with official antitrust charges on Wednesday that allege the company abuses its dominance in Internet searches, and also opened a probe into its... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Chris Christie opposes Iran deal, open to US troops in Islamic State fight

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday the emerging nuclear pact with Iran will lead to it having nuclear weapons and to an even more dangerous Middle East. He also said he'd be open to... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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VA employee says he was fired after warning of hospital cost overruns

A whistleblower said he was fired by the Veterans Affairs Department after warning of cost overruns at the Denver VA hospital, prompting a rebuke Wednesday from members of Congress who questioned... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Photos: Utah judges mark 800-year anniversary of signing of Magna Carta

Judges affixed their names to a replica of a medieval document as the Utah state courts hdld a ceremony to recognize the 800-year anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at the Matheson... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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US: Growing China, Russia military activity in Asia-Pacific

The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China at outposts in the South China could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area and... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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White House standoff with Congress over Iran bill not over

Legislation empowering Congress to reject an emerging Iran nuclear pact is expected to sail through Congress, leaving President Barack Obama with the tough task of selling the deal to skeptical... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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5 things to know about Tax Day: For most, it's not that bad

Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Some governors push back over McConnell letter to defy EPA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met with mostly silence, but leaders in downwind New England states and... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Bill limiting Native American mascots passes Colorado House

Native American mascots would be prohibited at Colorado schools unless a tribe approves, under a Democrat-sponsored bill that passed the House by just one vote Wednesday. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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California vaccine bill: Personal rights vs. public health

California lawmakers are hearing renewed discussions on a bill that would prevent parents from seeking vaccination exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Court upholds finding of racial profiling by Arizona sheriff

An appeals court on Wednesday upheld key findings in a 2013 ruling that deputies under Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio systemically committed racial profiling of Latinos. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Fierce clashes in Iraq as Islamic State seizes villages near Ramadi

The Islamic State group launched an offensive in Iraq's western Anbar province on Wednesday, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi and forcing villagers to flee from their... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Obama says Ebola-fighting goal is to prevent any new cases

Citing significant gains in fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, President Obama declared Wednesday that the international goal now is to prevent any new cases of the deadly virus in the... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Hillary Clinton tries again in Iowa, now with different approach

Hillary Rodham Clinton is searching for a second chance in the state that delivered the first blow to her failed presidential campaign eight years ago. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn; pilot in custody

Police arrested a man who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, surprising spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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A look at EU's handling of the Mediterranean migrant influx

More than 400 migrants were reported missing and nearly 10,000 more have been rescued in the Mediterranean over the last four days, highlighting the scope of the challenge facing the European Union... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Majority on House committee have lost confidence in DEA head

A majority of lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee say they have lost confidence in the Drug Enforcement Administration's chief amid allegations that agents attended sex parties with... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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House leaders use Tax Day to pass bills to 'rein in the IRS'

House leaders used Wednesday's tax filing deadline to vote on a package of bills designed to protect taxpayers from potential abuse by the IRS, a response to recent scandals at the agency. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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