Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools
A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.
Kansas struggles for budget fix on anniversary of tax cuts
Kansas legislators marked the fifth anniversary of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tax-cutting experiment Monday by drafting and then rejecting a new plan for undoing much of the policy in order to fix the state budget and provide more money for public schools.
Prosecutor: Too early to call school stabbing a hate crime
Authorities appealed for patience Monday from two college communities reacting in shock, fear and anger after a white University of Maryland student was arrested in what police called the unprovoked stabbing of a black Bowie State University student.
Educational fundraiser set for May 27, 28 in Tooele
Raising Education through Arts, Characters and Heroes — a nonprofit educational support organization — will hold its annual fundraiser on Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 28.
Police searching for gunman in fatal shooting on Navajo Nation
Local and federal agencies were looking for a suspected gunman in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old man on the Navajo Nation in Southern Utah.
Search for new U. president 'in early stages'
The search for a successor to University of Utah President David Pershing is in the "early stages," says Harris Simmons, co-chairman of the search committee and a member of the Utah State Board of Regents.
Marmalade Branch librarian honored for community engagement
Safi S. M. Safiullah, manager of the Salt Lake City Public Library’s Marmalade Branch, was named Librarian of the Year by the Utah Library Association.
Photos: Kearns students skip school for a good cause
Kearns Junior High School students Brayden Lopez, second from left, and Joel Lino, center, play games with Lila Romero, Shirley Tripp and Bob Tripp while volunteering at the Harman Senior Center in West Valley City on Friday.
Photos: Dinosaurs unleashed at the South Towne Expo Center
Sam Erwin, of Sandy, pets a Tyrannosaurus rex at the “Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed” exhibit at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy on Friday.
How genocide sparked one woman's faith and forgiveness
Immaculee Ilibagiza survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994 that killed almost a million Tutsi — including most of her family. She walks in faith and teaches forgiveness.