Layton GOPer plans to challenge US Rep. Rob Bishop in House race


Chadwick Fairbanks III becomes the third GOPer and seventh candidate overall to file for the 1st...


Rep. Kelly Miles eager for re-election race against challenger Jason Allen

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Education a priority for both Republican and Democratic candidates for Utah Legislature.


Organizers hope to draw half a million to gun control rally

Student Gun Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands are gathering in Washington Saturday for a protest that organizers claim will be a defining moment in the long-simmering national debate over gun-control legislation. Organizers of the March for Our Lives rally are hoping to draw 500,000 protesters; that would match last...


Trump's impulses put White House credibility on the line

White House Credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s the White House’s word worth? Days of conflicting and misleading statements from President Donald Trump and his top aides have fueled new questions about the White House’s credibility, sowing mistrust and instability within the West Wing and leaving some congressional...


GOP in control, but Dems' budget priorities are winning

Budget Battle Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Barack Obama and a GOP-controlled Congress, Capitol Hill Democrats had to scratch and claw for months to get tiny increases for domestic programs — or just hold them level. The $1.3 trillion government-wide funding bill signed by President Donald Trump on Friday...


The Latest: Australians march to support US protesters

Student Gun Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Australians and overseas Americans are taking part in a Sydney rally to show solidarity with students who are demanding gun control in the U.S. About 100 people, including children, marched in...


Gov. Herbert signs bill to distribute prison parolees around Utah

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The new law will give the Legislature five years to fund the four new facilities needed to disperse the parolee population.


US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

Iranian Hackers

The Justice Department has charged 9 Iranians in government-sponsored hacking that pilfered sensitive information from hundreds of American universities, private companies and government agencies


Protesters gather in Washington, demanding gun control

Student Gun Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington is preparing for a massive rally in support of gun control, one that organizers hope will prove that the country has reached an emotional tipping point on gun violence, with teenagers seizing the initiative and leading the demand for change. The nation’s capital is...


Lobbying pays off for small drugmaker in budget bill

Bidget Battle Medicare Drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tucked in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision that props up the price Medicare pays for a handful of medications, costing taxpayers millions at a time when the Trump administration is vowing to reduce the cost of prescription drugs. Lawmakers acted after a...


Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

APTOPIX Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already...

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