The absence of issues such as women's reproductive rights and the gender pay gap from the Democratic presidential debate is prompting criticism Friday from several candidates and other Democrats who argue the focus of the evening was misplaced.
Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | PostedSep 13th - 8:53am
A Republican Texas lawmaker tweeting he had an assault rifle "ready" for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke drew criticism Friday for the apparent threat amid heightened tensions over guns after two mass shootings in the state.
Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Thursday that he's planning to withhold his endorsement in the 2020 race both in the primary and in the general election, underscoring the uneasy relationship between the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee and the leader of his party.
Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | PostedSep 13th - 4:11am
China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations.
Salt Lake City Councilwoman Erin Mendenhall and former city forester Bill Rutherford planted a maple sapling on a park strip in the Fairpark neighborhood Thursday — promising to plant 1,000 of such saplings on the west side of the city every year of Mendenhall’s term if she’s elected mayor.
Bill Barrow and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press | PostedSep 12th - 8:49pm
Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he turned around and called another rival a "socialist."
Morgan Smith, Associated Press | PostedSep 12th - 12:14pm
Utah's medical marijuana licensing process was called into question by a state regulatory appeals board which said the state may have erred in choosing only eight growers for the program set to launch next year.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedSep 12th - 10:48am
The father of Kentucky's secretary of state was convicted Thursday of orchestrating a scheme to funnel illegal contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell.