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Gun control loses: No expanded background checks

Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, rejecting calls... Read more »

April 17, 2013


Gov. Gary Herbert calls for feds to 'charge or exonerate' Attorney General John Swallow

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls for federal officials to finish investigation into Utah Attorney General John Swallow Read more »

April 17, 2013


'Someone knows who did this': FBI appeals for help solving marathon bombings

A bomber may have been seen amid the Boston Marathon revelers carrying an unusually heavy nylon bag, weighed down with shrapnel-packed explosives, the FBI has... Read more »

April 17, 2013


Gun control bill clears first hurdle in Senate (+video)

Watched by tearful relatives of Newtown school massacre victims, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown over how to respond to the December... Read more »

April 11, 2013


Dem, GOP senators reach deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases

A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build... Read more »

April 10, 2013


Top Senate Dems face decisions on gun curb push

As Senate Democrats approach a key decision on gun legislation, relatives of victims of the horrendous Connecticut school shootings are mounting a face-to-face... Read more »

April 9, 2013


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