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Harris' bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:03am

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue.

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:03am

In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state's governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future.

Probe of Virginia governor's racist yearbook photo complete

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:29pm

The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released.

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign

Kimberlee Kruesi and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:17pm

With Tennessee's Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from his leadership position Tuesday, looming questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse.

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:48pm

North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.

Ogden board OKs 5.7% teacher pay hike

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 7:33pm

Pay for teachers in the Ogden School District would go up 5.7 percent and starting pay for educators would climb to $45,472, under a tentative agreement approved by the district school board.

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 6:41pm

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents.

Utah Sens. Mitt Romney, Mike Lee want Congress to budget for natural disasters

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 6:27pm

Utah's two GOP senators and two other Republicans introduced a bill Tuesday to build room in the federal budget for natural disaster spending.

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary

Bill Barrow and Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:38pm

Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president.

Biden: Trump can't relate to the average family's struggles

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:14pm

Joe Biden is responding to President Donald Trump's latest attack on his candidacy, saying Trump can't understand the difficult decisions that struggling families must make.

'Big, bold ideas' should be on agenda for tax reform task force, Utah lawmakers say

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 4:40pm

The Utah Legislature's new tax reform task force has yet to meet but there are already some surprising proposals for the agenda, including doing away with state income tax and slicing government spending.

Hundreds in Utah join nationwide abortion law protests

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 4:09pm

The "Stop the Bans" rally was one of more than 400 demonstrations organized nationwide in opposition to recently-passed laws limiting or banning abortion in Utah and elsewhere.

Huawei could be the first big casualty of China's clash with America

Sherisse Pham, CNN  |  Posted May 21st - 2:31pm

In little over 30 years, Huawei has gone from scrappy startup to China's most successful global consumer brand. Now it could become the first big casualty of an escalating fight with America over trade and the future of technology.

Doug Fabrizio hints at changes to KUER's 'RadioWest' as interview show takes summer hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 2:03pm

“RadioWest,” KUER’s flagship interview program hosted by Doug Fabrizio, is taking a break this summer.

The Latest: Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:02am

The Latest on Kentucky's primary election (all times local):

Virginia gov's yearbook: Probe of racist photo completed

Ben Finley and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:35am

A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on Wednesday.

Chief of staff with 'Midas touch' stepping down, likely to run ex-boss' gubernatorial campaign

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 7:20am

Greg Hartley, who holds the top administrative spot in the Utah House, said Monday he's stepping down as chief of staff and expects to help run former House Speaker Greg Hughes' anticipated bid for governor.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:56pm

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term.

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 5:30am

Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year's elections are advancing through the state legislature.