L. Bruce Laingen, the top American diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran when it was overrun by Iranian protesters in 1979 and one of 52 Americans held hostage for more than a year, has died. He was 96.
An immigrant who has spent the past year inside a Seattle church to avoid being deported to Mexico was detained Wednesday after presenting himself to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials.
A Utah school district is paying $62,500 to settle a lawsuit filed after a junior high student was caught in a bus door and dragged about 175 feet (53 meters) in an alleged racially motivated incident.
The city of Highland has passed a resolution in support of anti-abortion legislation, marking at least the third time a local government in Utah has a taken an official position against the procedure since state lawmakers passed new restrictions this year.