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Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:11pm

Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.

Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:03pm

The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources.

What do Sen. Mitt Romney, other Utahns say about Trump's statements against minority congresswomen?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:07pm

For state lawmaker Sandra Hollins, President Donald Trump's escalating attacks against a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen sounded all too familiar.

Booker's Iowa senior adviser leaves, citing personal reasons

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:24pm

Cory Booker's Iowa senior adviser is departing his 2020 presidential campaign, leaving the New Jersey senator without one of his top staffers in a key early voting state.

The Latest: O'Rourke's fundraising plunges in 2nd quarter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:43pm

The Latest on second quarter fundraising totals (all times local):

The Latest: Voter: Lawsuit tries 'to unrig a rigged process'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:34pm

The Latest on a partisan gerrymandering trial beginning in North Carolina state court (all times local):

Services set to remember H. Ross Perot in Dallas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:26pm

Family and friends are set to remember H. Ross Perot, the colorful Texas billionaire who twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, at services in Dallas.

Trump digs in on tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:56pm

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now," cementing his position as the most willing U.S. leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House.

Salt Lake City mayoral candidates pledge better Capitol Hill relationships in TV debate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:28pm

The crowded Salt Lake City mayoral race hit television on Monday, when eight candidates participated in a debate broadcast live from the KSL-TV studios.

O'Rourke raises just $3.6M, a big drop from last quarter

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:37am

Beto O'Rourke raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter, a dramatic drop that places him among a growing group of Democratic presidential hopefuls who are struggling to raise the cash needed for a credible White House run.

NC trial looks at partisan bias after US justices won't

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:36am

A partisan gerrymandering trial began Monday in North Carolina, where election advocacy groups and Democrats hope state courts will favor them in the kind of political mapmaking dispute that the U.S. Supreme Court just declared is not the business of the federal courts.

Old software makes new electoral systems ripe for hacking

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:16pm

Pennsylvania's message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal funds helping counties buy brand-new electoral systems.

Beto O'Rourke says he had relative who owned slaves

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:34pm

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves.

House Democrats who tangled with leader not backing down

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 6:16pm

Days after tensions with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi boiled over publicly, several House Democrats sent a message to Washington: We're not backing down.

Video of Trump kissing a campaign aide leaves both sides claiming vindication

Caroline Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Jul 13th - 5:56pm

President Donald Trump's legal team posted a video of him kissing campaign aide Alva Johnson that they say clears him, but that her side says proves her accusation of forcible kissing.

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

Elliot Spagat and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:17pm

The head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that President Donald Trump said would start Sunday.

Man under investigation for promoting false Kamala Harris events in Utah arrested in Wyoming

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 9:12pm

A man being investigated for fraud in connection with what turned out to be bogus planned appearances in Utah by Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has been charged in Wyoming with possessing a stolen car.

Salt Lake City mayor candidates to debate in televised event Monday

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 7:34pm

Eight candidates in the crowded race to be mayor of Utah's capital city will be participating in the first televised debate on Monday at noon when KSL-TV Ch. 5 and other stations broadcast the debate live.

Dems, Republicans air warring views on migrants' conditions

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 6:27pm

Four House Democratic freshmen who recently toured detention stations for migrants along the Texas border told a House committee Friday of jam-packed, fetid holding areas "in front of the American flag" and accused President Donald Trump of intentional cruelty to discourage future arrivals.