North Ogden Democrat, Republican join race for Utah House District 7 seat

David Owen Kyle Andersen

Business owner David Owen and retiree Kyle Andersen bring the field of candidates to five. The...


Rep. Kelly Miles eager for re-election race against challenger Jason Allen

Milles and Allen for Web

Education a priority for both Republican and Democratic candidates for Utah Legislature.


'This just needs to stop': Hundreds of thousands decry guns

Student Gun Protests-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation’s capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era....


The Latest: 6 minutes of silence at powerful anti-gun rally

Student Gun Protests-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 3:35 p.m. Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent in front of thousands gathered for the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C....


Student protesters call for stricter gun laws, safer schools

Student Gun Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of other young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S. The protests followed widespread student walkouts last week....


Protests across US draw hundreds of thousands in support of gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protests across US draw hundreds of thousands in support of gun control.


Will GOP accomplishments in Congress be enough for voters?

Congress Legislating Lull

WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another term at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed a...


Why Trump's latest steps heighten risk of a global trade war

China US Trade Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Ronald Reagan once likened trade wars to the pie fights in old Hollywood comedies. One pie in the face leads to another. And then another. Pretty soon, Reagan said in a 1986 radio address, “everything and everybody just gets messier and messier. The difference here is...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump on trade, Islamic State, vets, Clinton

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t always bringing genuine statistics to the fight as he goes after China on trade. Trump stretched credulity on a variety of subjects over the past week, trade among them. He mangled comments from 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton, inflated...


Trump's impulses put White House credibility on the line

White House Credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s the White House’s word worth? Days of conflicting and misleading statements from President Donald Trump and his top aides have fueled new questions about the White House’s credibility, sowing mistrust and instability within the West Wing and leaving some congressional...


GOP in control, but Dems' budget priorities are winning

Budget Battle Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Barack Obama and a GOP-controlled Congress, Capitol Hill Democrats had to scratch and claw for months to get tiny increases for domestic programs — or just hold them level. The $1.3 trillion government-wide funding bill signed by President Donald Trump on Friday...

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