Stephen R. Groves, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 10:21pm
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is back on the campaign trail, but this time in the Midwest. The 28-year-old Democratic rising star is stumping for two young, progressive Democrats hoping to win Democratic primaries in Kansas and Michigan.
Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 8:33pm
"Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful." That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.
Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 8:13pm
In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Moscow’s hands were clean.
In a joint news conference with Salt Lake City Council members Monday, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a compromise made up of a long list of changes to the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority law and called a special session for Wednesday.
John Hanna, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 5:23pm
Kansas conservative firebrand Kris Kobach, who appears in parades riding a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on back, failed Monday to land the coveted endorsement from the National Rifle Association in the Republican primary race for governor.
Utah's two Republican senators believe Russia interfered in the 2016 election but neither criticized President Donald Trump for not pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin for denying any sabotage.
A City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, has been arrested on suspicion of violating the state's revenge porn law after a topless picture of his estranged wife was posted to his campaign website.
Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 10:19am
In a speech marking the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, former U.S. President Barack Obama will urge youth around the world to work for human rights and fair societies, highlighting the late South African leader's example of persevering in the struggle for democracy and equal rights for all.
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he plans to earn less than half of what his predecessor makes when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.
David Pitt, Associated Press | PostedJul 15th - 5:57pm
Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.
President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
John O'Connor, Associated Press | PostedJul 16th - 3:25pm
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed laws Monday authorizing judges to take weapons away from people facing problems that make them dangerous to themselves or others and to extend the waiting period for delivery of newly purchased guns, but pledged to veto a third piece of legislation that would require state licensing of firearms dealers.