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Gov. Gary Herbert says new Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away

Gov. Gary Herbert said he and other leaders are close to having a new Medicaid expansion proposal

Reports: Turkish jets hit Islamic State targets in Syria, Kurds in Iraq

Turkish jets flying from a base in Turkey's southeast have struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria for the second straight night, Turkish news reports said Saturday. The... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Intel chief: US decided not to retaliate for Sony hack

The Director of National Intelligence says the Obama administration made a conscious decision not to use technology to retaliate against North Korea in response to last year's hack that damaged... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Convicted spy Pollard could be freed from prison soon

Jonathan Pollard, an American who was convicted of spying for Israel in a sensational espionage case that inflamed public sentiment, could be released from federal prison within months, his lawyer... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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California judge indicates dismissal of right-to-die lawsuit

A county judge strongly indicated Friday he will dismiss a lawsuit against the state by a single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates who want doctors to be... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Fed: Confidential forecasts mistakenly made public

The Federal Reserve says it mistakenly posted confidential economic projections on its public website last month. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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As federal roads bill moves, governors aren't waiting to act

As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some governors aren't waiting to move to fix and build roads, bridges and highways. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Clinton says nation's companies need to think long-term

Hillary Rodham Clinton is unveiling a series of proposals to shift the mindset of corporate America from "quarterly capitalism" to a more long-term approach to the economy. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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In new White House bid, Clinton embraces race as a top issue

In her second bid for the presidency, Hillary Rodham Clinton is discussing "systemic racism" and making the issue a hallmark of her campaign, as she looks to connect with the black voters who... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Chile soldiers charged in '86 burning death of US resident

A Chilean judge charged seven former members of the military on Friday in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident who was killed in a 1986 protest against the military dictatorship then in... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city

There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump's 757 lifted off the tarmac. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Appeals court tosses 1 of 2 indictments against Rick Perry

A state appeals court has thrown out one of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Added sugar: Proposed food label would say how much to eat

Are you eating too much added sugar? The nutrition facts label may one day help figure that out. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Cruz, on Senate floor, accuses GOP leader McConnell of lying

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Kerry: Agreement on Iran issue only alternative to force

Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that if Congress disapproves of the Iranian nuclear deal, it will undermine President Barack Obama's ability to act throughout the world. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Turkish president confirms US use of Incirlik base for operations against Islamic State

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. use the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey for military operations against Islamic State militants,... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Defense Secretary Carter meeting with Kurds in Iraq

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter held talks Friday with Iraqi Kurdish leaders in their regional capital of Irbil, seeking insights to their military successes against the Islamic State. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?

Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity,... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Trump looms over first Republican debate of primary race

They have been holding mock debates, hunkering down with advisers and finessing policy answers. But the most pressing concern for many Republican presidential contenders as they prepare for the... Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Kenyan security on high alert ahead of Obama visit

A massive security operation is in place to protect President Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya, which has been frequently targeted by al-Shabab militants based in neighboring Somalia. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Trade deals wipes out tariffs on more than 200 tech products

Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles. Read more »

July 24, 2015

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Visa 3Q earnings jump 25 percent, beat estimates

Visa Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 25 percent, helped by a double-digit rise in payments processed on its network. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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