Rose Horowitch, Reuters | Updated June 30 - 12:24 p.m.
Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, making history as the first Black woman on the nation's top judicial body while joining it at a time when its conservative majority has been flexing its muscles in major rulings.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 11:00 a.m.
Former President Donald Trump's endorsement of three Utah candidates, including two at the 11th hour, in Tuesday's Republican primary election had no impact on the outcome other than padding his stats.
Andrew Chung, Reuters | Posted June 30 - 8:44 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court sided with President Joe Biden on Thursday as he seeks to end a hardline immigration policy begun under his predecessor Donald Trump that forced tens of thousands of migrants to stay in Mexico to await U.S. hearings on their asylum claims.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 9:35 p.m.
While symbols and celebrations embracing the LGBTQ community are widespread during Pride Month, mental health experts say continued support and resources for the community are vital as higher mental health concerns persist year-round.
Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted June 29 - 6:40 p.m.
The House Jan. 6 committee has heard dramatic testimony about Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election — and his encouragement of supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. But the big question remains: Was any of it criminal?
Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley, Reuters | Updated June 29 - 2:59 p.m.
Ketanji Brown Jackson, picked by President Joe Biden to become the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, is set to be sworn in to begin serving the lifetime job on Thursday with the formal retirement of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.
Jill Lawless and Joseph Wilson, Associated Press | Updated June 28 - 10:24 p.m.
Turkey has agreed to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, a breakthrough in an impasse clouding a leaders' summit in Madrid amid Europe's worst security crisis in decades triggered by the war in Ukraine.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Farnoush Amiri, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Updated June 28 - 7:32 p.m.
Former President Donald Trump dismissed the presence of armed protesters headed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and even endorsed their calls to "hang Mike Pence," a key former White House aide told House investigators Tuesday.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | Posted June 27 - 8:31 p.m.
A court ruling is back in effect that blocks President Joe Biden from requiring federal employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. A Texas-based federal judge had blocked the federal employee vaccine mandate in January.
Three Senate Democrats want Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be more transparent about how the social media giant regulates gun sales on the platform, after reporting shows the site allows gun sellers to violate internal rules 10 times before being kicked off the platform.
A Republican state lawmaker raised a question about fraud in Utah's GOP primary election in an inflammatory social media post over the weekend, but state officials say every voter — all eight of them — was able to cast a ballot for their preferred candidates.
Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press | Posted June 26 - 8:40 p.m.
Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Jazmine Sullivan were some of the big stars using the BET Awards stage to strongly criticize the Supreme Court's recent decision to strip away women's constitutional protection for abortion.
U.S. President Joe Biden will continue to look for "solutions" in the aftermath of the Supreme Court overturning the right to abortion, his spokesperson said as the White House evaluates possible executive orders.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted June 24 - 4:45 p.m.
Utah's four Republican congressmen voted against the bipartisan gun safety bill Friday, leaving Sen. Mitt Romney as the only member of the state's federal delegation to support the package that now heads to the president's desk.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted June 24 - 2:59 p.m.
The Senate passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, with one Utah Republican senator voting in favor of Congress' most significant response to mass shootings in nearly three decades and the other voting against.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted June 23 - 8:57 p.m.
The Senate has approved a bipartisan gun violence bill. The vote late Thursday clears the way for expected House passage Friday of what will be Congress' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings.
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will hear from former Justice Department officials who faced down a relentless pressure campaign from then-President Donald Trump over the 2020 election results.