Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox said in the first general election gubernatorial debate Friday it was “clearly a joke” when he claimed earlier this week that he had “no choice but to agree” with Gov. Gary Herbert’s decision not to issue a statewide mask mandate to deal with a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu, Reuters | Posted Sep 24th - 7:42pm
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans on Thursday repudiated President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, assuring American voters the lawmakers would accept the outcome of November's election.
U.S. President Donald Trump declined on Wednesday to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 election to Democratic rival Joe Biden and said he expected the election battle to end up before the Supreme Court.
A Republican senator from Wyoming is hoping to make modifications to the Endangered Species Act that would prohibit litigation after a species was delisted for a five-year period while that population is monitored.
Seeing a need for a more comprehensive approach to battling suicide in Utah, Intermountain Healthcare is giving $1.2 million to the “Live On” campaign and its efforts to change important conversations that could lead Utahns to get help earlier.
Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung, Reuters | Posted Sep 23rd - 12:10pm
Mourners quietly filed past the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's flag-draped coffin outside the white marble court building on Wednesday as the United States began three days of tributes to the liberal icon.
Christopher Bing, Reuters | Posted Sep 23rd - 8:42am
U.S. election day exercises simulating attacks ranging from hackers to anthrax to disrupt voting show state and local officials will struggle to quickly counter falsehoods flooding social media, according to five people familiar with the tests.
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill on Tuesday to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, after striking a deal with Republicans on aid for farmers and nutritional assistance to children.
Andrew Chung and Steve Holland, Reuters | Updated Sep 21st - 10:51pm
Two federal appeals court judges appointed by Trump are clear front-runners: Amy Coney Barrett of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Barbara Lagoa of the Atlanta-based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Trump met with Barrett at the White House on Monday.