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Utah’s new homeless centers already turning away women in 'startling' early strain on system

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 9:22pm

The Geraldine E. King Women’s Center and mixed-gender Gail Miller Resource Center have already reached capacity for women, only weeks after their openings.

GOP endorsement eludes indicted California congressman

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:12pm

In a sign of a turbulent campaign to come, indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter failed to win the endorsement Monday of his local Republican Party after arguing that he is the best candidate for the job despite his approaching federal trial.

School lunch shaming will now be against the law in California

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:08pm

California just took a step toward making its school environments a little more inclusive.

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 4:46pm

Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Biden, Warren, Sanders face scrutiny at Democratic debate

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:54pm

Democrats are confronting a rapidly shifting political landscape as a dozen candidates meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history.

Sen. Mike Lee to presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke: ‘Take it back’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:33pm

Sen. Mike Lee wants Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to take back what he said about religious freedom.

Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Mehmet Guzel and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:36am

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region began to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces.

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese board

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 11:46pm

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden says he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

Some states celebrate indigenous people instead of Columbus

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:59pm

A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.

Is Ohio in play? GOP tilt working against Democrats

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:57pm

Chris Gagin says he hasn't changed much politically, even as so much around him has.

White House: Trump condemns violent parody, hasn’t seen it

Jill Colvin and Amanda Seitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 8:35pm

President Donald Trump “strongly condemns” a graphic and violent parody video that depicts a likeness of him shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, the White House said Monday. But his press secretary said he hadn’t yet watched the two-minute clip.

'Friends' of Mitt Romney create site selling merch, encouraging Utah senator to run against Trump

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:43am

Mitt Romney said there is "no circumstance I can conceive of that would have me running for national office again.” Some Republicans are still trying to change his mind.

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 7:24am

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:47am

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos , cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.

Sanders says rival Warren is 'capitalist through her bones'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:29pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren is "a capitalist through her bones" while adding: "I'm not."

California Democrats pay $800,000 in sex-misconduct cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 1:40pm

The California Democratic Party has spent more than $800,000 in legal costs tied to three lawsuits alleging discrimination and sexual misconduct by its former chair, Eric Bauman.

Kurdish families in Utah react to conflict, rally for support

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:43pm

As the Turkish invasion of Syria intensifies, Kurds living in Utah said they are horrified and fearful for their loved ones. They will rally at the Salt Lake City Library at noon.

After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall

Julie Pace, Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:15pm

A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald Trump.

McAleenan, acting Homeland Security secretary, stepping down

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 6:02pm

Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on the job.