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Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss and others

Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 3:51pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday honored an Oscar-winning actor, a bluegrass-country singer, a conservative think tank and others with two of the most prestigious national awards in the arts and humanities.

Biden courts Southern black mayors for 2020 endorsements

Errin Haines, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 2:36pm

Joe Biden met Thursday with a group of Southern black mayors representing millions of voters in urban centers who could play a key role in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Mayor of St. Louis suburb charged in election fraud case

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 1:18pm

The 81-year-old mayor of a St. Louis suburb is accused of submitting fraudulent absentee voter applications in what prosecutors say was an effort to illegally influence the city’s municipal elections.

Fox pushed to correct guest who seemed to call Vindman a spy

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 1:03pm

Fox News has given no indication that it plans to address on the air a segment that ran on Laura Ingraham’s show where a guest appeared to question whether Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was a spy.

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Andrew Carey and Oren Liebermann, CNN  |  Updated Nov 21st - 12:48pm

Charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust have been unveiled against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases, the Attorney General announced on Thursday evening, marking the first time in Israel's history that a sitting PM faces indictment in criminal investigations.

Bloomberg files campaign paperwork, no decision on bid yet

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 11:55am

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg has taken another step toward launching a Democratic bid for president.

Protesters decry Bosnia’s ‘systemic’ abuse of disabled kids

Sabina Niksic, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 10:34am

Around 1,000 people protested outside a government building in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo after an opposition lawmaker published shocking photos of special needs children tied to beds and radiators in a nearby government facility.

NBC’s issues aren’t addressed despite candidates’ letter

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 21st - 8:39am

A day after four Democratic presidential candidates called on NBC News to support an independent investigation into its handling of sexual misconduct, the issue remained offstage at Wednesday's debate on MSNBC.

Takeaways from the 5th Democratic 2020 presidential debate

Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 21st - 6:52am

Democrats spent more time making the case for their ability to beat President Donald Trump than trying to defeat each other in their fifth debate.

Utahns remember transgender lives lost

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:31pm

While writing her speech for Wednesday evening, Samantha Taylor struggled with what to say about the hundreds of transgender people — and the thousands who came before them — who were killed or took their own lives this year.

Proposed law allows Utah schools to take, destroy students’ vaping devices

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:01pm

Sen. Mitt Romney questions nominated FDA commissioner, who fails to commit to flavor ban.

The Latest: Dems criticize Trump’s foreign policy with jabs

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 20th - 8:45pm

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Democratic debate revives clashes over ‘Medicare for All’

Bill Barrow and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 20th - 8:43pm

The Democratic presidential debate opened Wednesday night with the candidates agreeing that President Donald Trump should be impeached.

AP-NORC/USAFacts Poll: Facts missing from American democracy

Nicholas Riccardi and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 20th - 12:18pm

At a time when many Americans say they're struggling to distinguish between fact and fiction, the country is broadly skeptical that facts underlie some of the basic mechanisms of democracy in the United States — from political campaigns to voting choices to the policy decisions made by elected officials.

Trump July 26 call mostly focused on rapper, Sondland says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:14pm

Ambassador Gordon Sondland says a July cellphone call with President Donald Trump “primarily discussed” rapper A$AP Rocky, who was imprisoned in Sweden earlier this year.

‘We’re getting close’ on tax reform, Utah House speaker says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:10am

The Utah Legislature’s sweeping tax reform efforts could be wrapped up shortly, state House Speaker Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, said Wednesday.

Fox hosts bash hearings their network spends hours showing

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:30am

The reviews are biting: “mind-numbingly dull,” “a huge dud” and “a frickin’ joke.”

7 key questions heading into the 2020 Democratic debate

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 20th - 7:44am

New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again.

As Epstein died, guards allegedly shopped online and slept

Michael Balsamo, Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 19th - 9:49pm

Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were sleeping and browsing the internet instead, according to an indictment released Tuesday charging the guards with lying on prison records to cover themselves.