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Do Utah lawmakers want schools to get less money? Taxes, transportation focus of legislative policy summit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:35pm

A hall filled with Utah lawmakers gathered Tuesday for a daylong policy summit stayed silent when asked if they wanted schools to get less money.

Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on Census count

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:55pm

Utah is the latest of nearly two dozen states across the country that are spending millions of their own money to make sure residents fill out next year's census form amid fears that undercounting could mean losing federal funding or crucial seats in Congress.

Elizabeth Warren's big crowds? She has a plan for them, too

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:07am

Thousands of people packed under the marble arch of Manhattan's Washington Square Park to hear Elizabeth Warren on Monday. They didn't show up by accident.

Researchers: AI surveillance is expanding worldwide

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:52am

A growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research group’s report published Tuesday.

State hydrologist warns of economic, environmental impacts of climate change

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:22am

Climate change will negatively impact Utah environmentally and economically over the next century, according to scientists.

'Turn your key, be idle free,' Utah leaders say in kicking off idle-free season

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01am

It took a group of fifth graders in Utah expressing their concerns to school administrators about the fumes they were breathing from bus fleets to help spark Utah’s idle-free movement.

Ocasio-Cortez backs liberal challenger to Dem congressman

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:48am

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making her first endorsement of a liberal challenger to an incumbent House Democrat, backing Marie Newman in the primary against eight-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski in Illinois.

Buttigieg unveils community-focused disaster relief plan

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:03am

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is unveiling his community-focused approach to disaster relief in a South Carolina community hit hard by Hurricane Florence last year, pledging to reinforce the response to weather events he says are exacerbated by climate change.

Embattled mayor faces preliminary election in Massachusetts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:59am

A Massachusetts mayor facing multiple federal corruption charges is confronting a new challenge — surviving a preliminary election.

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at impeachment hearing

Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:54pm

The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats quickly turned hostile on Tuesday as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and declared they were “focusing on petty and personal politics.”

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:08pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections Tuesday, initial exit polls showed, setting the stage for a period of coalition negotiations that could threaten his political future and clear the way for him to be tried on corruption charges.

$1.5 million settlement for former AG John Swallow approved by Utah Legislature

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:04pm

A $1.5 million settlement for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was approved in a special session of the Utah Legislature Monday, despite bellyaching from a few lawmakers.

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Michael R. Sisak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:38pm

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

Elizabeth Warren nabs 2020 backing of Iowa's state treasurer

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:02am

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is announcing the backing of one of Iowa's last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials.

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:07am

Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job.

The Latest: Mayor facing charges wins reelection bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:43pm

The Latest on preliminary election of Jasiel Correia (all times local):

At Philadelphia rally, Andrew Yang casts himself as underdog

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:19pm

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is fully embracing the underdog plot of his campaign.

Jimmy Carter says he couldn't have managed presidency at 80

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:58pm

Ninety-four-year-old former President Jimmy Carter says he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old.

White House upgrade: First lady's done a lot with the place

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:17pm

Melania Trump keeps a low profile as first lady, but she's had a busy schedule taking care of the White House.