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Watch live: Clinton, Trump at each other from the start of debate

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:31pm

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tangled Monday night over trade, taxes and how to bring good-paying jobs back to the United States as they opened their first face-to-face presidential debate.

Gary Herbert, Mike Weinholtz meet in first televised debate

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:05pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and his Democratic opponent Mike Weinholtz are scheduled to meet Monday night in their first and likely only televised debate this year.

The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):

Iran: Utah state senator didn't mention job when visiting

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:15pm

Iran's Foreign Ministry says a Utah state senator who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his visa application.

Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:38pm

Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Clarification: Election Hacking story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:41pm

In a story Sept. 14, The Associated Press reported Michael Chertoff was the Homeland Security secretary under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chertoff served under Bush and resigned one day after Obama was inaugurated.

Donald who? Most N. Koreans don't know, care about US polls

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:12am

With a tightly controlled state media, little access to outside information and a deeply instilled belief that whoever runs the White House is bound to be their sworn enemy, North Koreans aren't expecting much from the U.S. presidential elections — if they know about them at all.

Politics, outsider status shield Trump from House oversight

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:50am

Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state.

Lawmakers consider creating board exam for teachers in effort to keep standards high

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 9:04pm

Lawmakers are looking at creating a standardized assessment for teachers amid concern over a Utah State Board of Education rule adopted in June that allows schools to hire people without formal training to be teachers.

Foster parents, agency heads urge Senate to act on Family First Prevention Services Act

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 8:33pm

A diverse coalition is urging the Senate's immediate action on the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care funds for in-home services to help preserve families. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is a sponsor.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on his tax audits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:51pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:51pm

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the opening presidential debate, both denied making statements that they are plainly on record as having said.

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misrepresents stance on Pacific trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:41pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

Candidates arrive for 1st debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 7:01pm

The presidential candidates have arrived at Hofstra University in New York and are moments away from their first face-to-face debate.

LePage's documents don't back up claims on blacks, Hispanics

Patrick Whittle and David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:53pm

Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.

Judge orders Kansas official to appear for contempt hearing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:30am

A federal judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to show why he shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to comply with an injunction requiring him to put on voter rolls people who registered at motor vehicle offices without providing citizenship documents.

Suburban NY police prep for presidential debate

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:23am

Demonstrators are expected at Hofstra University for Monday night's showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but police are keeping them at a distance from the debate hall.

AP-NORC Poll: Most in US frustrated over presidential race

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:10am

Carol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs. She's far from sure which candidate will earn her vote on Election Day.

WHY IT MATTERS: Clinton, Trump present voters clear choice

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:00am

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer voters distinct choices this fall on issues that shape everyday lives. Actual ideas are in play, as difficult as it can be to see them through the surreal layers of the 2016 presidential campaign.