Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 3:01pm
Bernie Sanders retracted his endorsement for online news personality Cenk Uygur in a California congressional race on Friday after coming under fire from supporters for backing someone who had made demeaning and controversial comments about women, Muslims and African Americans.
Melania Trump on Friday appeared to condone her husband's criticism of 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, saying through a spokeswoman that her 13-year-old son, Barron, is in a different category than the teenage climate activist “who travels the globe giving speeches.”
After giving former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff a final chance this summer to make his case against federal, state and county law enforcement officials, a federal judge Friday dismissed his multimillion-dollar civil rights lawsuit.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 1:39pm
All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate threatened Friday to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 9:48am
President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the scandal. Almost simultaneous to the vote, Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer, turned up at the White House to discuss Ukraine.
The Utah Military Academy was placed on warning Thursday amid allegations that a student’s grades were changed to facilitate admission to a military academy, the school had circumvented state procurement laws, and has numerous financial deficiencies and concerns.
Turkey summoned the ambassador from the United States on Friday to protest the U.S. Senate's approval of a resolution that recognizes as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago, an official said.
Poland's right-wing governing party on Friday defended its heavily-criticized plans to impose new restrictions on judges, saying it wants to "discipline" a “caste” of judges that has become too engaged in politics.
Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka and Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 11:54pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Friday to heal Britain’s divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early elections rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament and a new mandate to take his country out of the European Union at the end of January.
Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 11:23pm
President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 11:13pm
Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It's the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm that has divided Congress and the nation.