In the biggest challenge to abortion rights in decades, the Supreme Court's conservative majority on Wednesday signaled they would allow states to ban abortion much earlier in pregnancy and may even overturn the nationwide right that has existed for nearly 50 years.
U.S. appeals court judges on Tuesday signaled skepticism toward former President Donald Trump's bid to keep records about his conversations and actions before and during the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot by a mob of his supporters away from congressional investigators.
A federal judge on Monday blocked in 10 states a Biden administration vaccine requirement, finding the agency that issued the rule mandating health care workers get vaccinated against the coronavirus likely exceeded its authority.
The Democratic-controlled U.S. Congress could vote as early as Wednesday to continue funding the federal government, according to congressional aides, avoiding what would be a politically embarrassing partial shutdown.
Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there's no middle ground in Wednesday's showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.
A committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Monday to five more individuals, including former President Donald Trump's ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as lawmakers deepened their probe of the rallies that preceded the deadly attack.
Deep into the grueling negotiations over President Joe Biden's big domestic policy package, when it seemed that bickering among Democrats would never stop, Speaker Nancy Pelosi let everyone in on a little secret.
Richard Cowan, David Morgan and Moira Warburton, Reuters | Updated Nov. 18 - 10:06 p.m.
The vote on U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.75 trillion social spending bill was delayed in the House of Representatives on Thursday, by an hourslong, circuitous speech by Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Asked about reports over banning or pulling books from school libraries, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said Thursday that Utahns should "take a step back" and "make sure that we're not doing something we'll regret."
David Lawder, Reuters | Posted Nov. 17 - 10:22 p.m.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday extended a deadline for a potential U.S. government default to Dec. 15 from Dec. 3, giving Congress more time to raise the federal debt ceiling as lawmakers also consider a massive social spending and climate bill.
Mark Hosenball and Jan Wolfe, Reuters | Posted Nov. 17 - 4:42 p.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the U.S. Capitol rioter known as the "QAnon Shaman" for his horned headdress to 41 months in prison for his role in the deadly Jan. 6 attack by followers of then-President Donald Trump.
Moira Warburton and David Morgan, Reuters | Updated Nov. 17 - 3:07 p.m.
The U.S. House of Representatives censured one of its members for the first time in over a decade on Wednesday, rebuking a Republican over an anime video that depicted him killing progressive Democrat Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and swinging two swords at President Joe Biden.
The debate about whether transgender girls should be able to play on girls' sports teams returned to the Utah Legislature on Wednesday as a new bill was introduced that's said to be more palatable to LGBTQ advocates.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee called for Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to fix the situation at the U.S. border with Mexico or resign during a line of blistering questioning in a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.
Andrea Shalal, Michael Martina, and David Brunnstrom, Reuters | Updated Nov. 16 - 7:35 a.m.
President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping stressed their responsibility to the rest of the world to avoid conflict as the heads of the two top global economies opened their closely watched talks on Monday.
President Joe Biden on Monday signed into law a $1 trillion infrastructure bill at a ceremony on the White House South Lawn attended by Democrats and Republicans who pushed the legislation through a divided U.S. Congress.
U.S. President Joe Biden's economic advisers defended his policies on Sunday amid rising inflation that they said was a global issue related to the COVID-19 pandemic, not a result of the administration's programs.
Steve Holland and David Morgan, Reuters | Posted Nov. 13 - 10:20 a.m.
The White House is planning a big ceremony on Monday for President Joe Biden's signing of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill Monday with Republican lawmakers, amid a toxic political climate in the United States.
Stephen Bannon, a longtime adviser to former U.S. President Donald Trump, has been criminally charged for failing to comply with a subpoena issued by a House of Representatives committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the Justice Department said on Friday.
A high-profile group of Republicans, including former President Donald Trump and several with Utah ties, gathered with the nation's largest conservative LGBTQ organization in Florida this past weekend.
It's probably not a surprise that a Utah senator who described a Democratic election reform bill as being written "by the devil himself" received a failing grade from civil rights groups that strongly backed the legislation.