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The Latest: Biden urges Sanders to rein in some supporters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:45am

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US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:16am

The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.

Who is No. 1? Whoever gets to fill out 2020 Census form

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:58am

It's a question spouses, domestic partners and roommates are going to be forced to confront in the next few weeks as they fill out their 2020 Census forms: Who gets to be the primary person in the household?

Victims of 2 African embassy bombings await US court case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 6:04am

Doreen Oport was pulled from the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1998 covered in blood. Her hair was burned from the bombing. Pieces of metal and glass were embedded in her skin.

Schumer raises security concerns on TSA's use of TikTok app

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 11:21pm

The Senate’s top Democrat is raising questions about the Transportation Security Administration’s use of the China-owned video app TikTok, citing potential national security concerns and a ban by the Department of Homeland Security.

Nevada Democrats skirt chaos that plagued Iowa caucuses

Christina A. Cassidy and Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:47pm

After the chaos of the Iowa caucuses, Democrats were desperate to avoid another fiasco in Nevada. And early indications Saturday were that they succeeded.

Unprepared voters may face challenges on Super Tuesday 2020 primary

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:11pm

The Salt Lake County Clerk has been getting a lot of questions from unaffiliated voters about how to cast their ballot in Utah’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday.

Sanders on top: Key takeaways from the Nevada caucuses

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 6:55pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses, heartening his supporters and stoking alarm among moderates who fear he is too liberal and would lose to President Donald Trump.

Utah bill to expand statute of limitations for sex with a minor clears first hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:32pm

Rep. Steve Handy’s HB247 would extend the statute of limitations for unlawful sex with a minor to 10 years after the victim’s 18th birthday.

Trump says he was not told that Russia was helping Sanders

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:14pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said he's seen no intelligence to show that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of reelecting President Donald Trump.

Senate encourages Utah schools to study benefits of late starts for high schools

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:07pm

The Utah Senate gave final passage Friday to a resolution that asks school districts and charter schools to study the benefits of late starts to high schools.

Mike Bloomberg SLC campaign headquarters vandalized overnight

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:51am

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's Salt Lake City headquarters was vandalized with rocks overnight, his campaign and police confirmed Saturday morning.

The Latest: Warren thanks Nevada for keeping her in fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:23am

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BLM withdraws 2 controversial oil and gas leases from Moab’s Sand Flats

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:23am

The BLM announced Friday it is pulling two leases for potential oil and gas development at the Sand Flats Special Recreation Management Area.

Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearing

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:38am

Hundreds of supporters of Julian Assange marched through London on Saturday to pressure the U.K. government into refusing to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the United States to face spying charges.

Togo election could see president extend family's long rule

Didier Assogba and Lekan Oyekanmi, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 12:34am

The West African nation of Togo held a presidential election Saturday that was expected to result in the incumbent winning a fourth term despite years of calls by the political opposition for new leadership.

Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Steve Peoples, Michelle L. Price, Jonathan J. Cooper and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:31pm

Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump.

Afghan truce worry: 1 militant could threaten peace process

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:17pm

Hopes for ending America's longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that U.S. officials and experts agree will be difficult to assess and fraught with pitfalls.

Six questions before the Nevada caucus

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:14pm

The Nevada caucus, the third contest in the Democratic presidential race, is Saturday. Here are six questions going into that fateful vote.