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Kitanji Brown Jackson...
MARK SHERMAN and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press

Jackson, 1st Black female Supreme Court pick, faces senators

Jackson is expected to present an opening statement Monday, then answer questions from the committee over the next two days.
2 months ago
jon huntsman jr. is pictured...
Aimee Cobabe

Jon Huntsman pessimistic about Putin and Russia’s invasion in Ukraine

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman served as a U.S. ambassador to Moscow for two years, he shared his thoughts on the war in Ukraine.
2 months ago
interest hike...
CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Fed begins inflation fight with key rate hike, more to come

The Federal Reserve launched a high-risk effort Wednesday to tame the worst inflation since the 1970s, raising its benchmark short-term interest rate and signaling potentially up to seven rate hikes this year.
2 months ago
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - MARCH 11:  U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the 2022 House Democrati...
Betsy Klein, Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN

Biden to join NATO leaders in Brussels and attend European Council summit next week amid Ukraine war

President Joe Biden will travel to Europe next week to meet with world leaders and discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday.
2 months ago
FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass against the Los Angeles Rams d...
ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer

Tom Brady is returning to Tampa to play 23rd season in NFL

The seven-time Super Bowl champion announced his decision on Twitter and Instagram, saying he has "unfinished business."
2 months ago
Texas trans youth judge bans...
ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press

Texas judge blocks investigations of trans youth parents

The injunction broadens Meachum's earlier order blocking the state's investigation of the parents of one transgender teenager.
2 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

Gabby Petito’s family is suing Brian Laundrie’s family, saying they knew about her murder

Citing court documents, Florida news station WFLA reports Petito's father, Joseph Petito, and mother Nichole Schmidt filed a civil lawsuit against Laundrie's parents Thursday, March 10.
2 months ago
Lack of Russian oil supply greatly effects Utah along with rest of Country...
Curt Gresseth

Drill, baby, drill? There’s more to oil and gas leases, says insider

9,000 oil and gas leases are ready or drilling, said President Joe Biden, but it's not that simple, says an insider in the oil and gas industry.
2 months ago
Sesame Street Luis...
Brian Lowry, CNN

Emilio Delgado, ‘Sesame Street’s’ Luis for more than 40 years, has died

The beloves Sesame Street actor died Thursday at his home in New York City. He had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2020.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks at the Democratic National Committee's winter meeting, Thursday, March 1...
ZEKE MILLER and JOSH BOAK Associated Press

US, allies to revoke ‘most favored nation’ status for Russia

Stripping most favored nation status from Russia would allow the U.S. and allies to impose higher tariffs on some Russian imports.
2 months ago
FILE - Commuters wear face masks and social distance while riding an M Train, Tuesday, March 9, 202...
ZEKE MILLER Associated Press

US to ease transportation mask mandates, but not until April 18

The masking requirement is being extended by a month to allow the public health agency time to develop new, more targeted policies.
2 months ago
Goldman Sachs Ukraine Russia...
Matt Egan, CNN Business

Goldman Sachs is getting out of Russia, is first such bank to do so

The decision by Wall Street's most influential firm to get out of Russia deals another financial blow to Moscow.
2 months ago
US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a joint press conference with Poland's President Andr...
AAMER MADHANI Associated Press

US VP Harris supports call for war crimes probe of Russia

While in Warsaw to support NATO's eastern flank allies, Harris expressed outrage over the bombing Wednesday of a maternity hospital.
2 months ago
A U.S. plan takes off. An adjunct philosophy professor says a no-fly zone in Ukraine could spark WW...
Curt Gresseth

Why a no-fly zone over Ukraine would ignite WWIII

A no-fly zone over Ukraine would mean U.S. warplanes shooting down Russian fighter jets and that would lead to World War III, says a magazine columnist and philosophy professor.
2 months ago
UTA bus...
Curt Gresseth

With gasoline rising to $4 a gallon, is it time to ride the bus?

With gasoline moving closer to $4 a gallon, a spokesman with UTA talks about the advantages of riding a bus or train.
2 months ago
In this image provided by the White House, President Joe Biden listens during a secure video call w...
ZEKE MILLER, MIKE BALSAMO and JOSH BOAK

US banning Russian oil imports as Biden warns of ‘costs’

President Biden will ban Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy for its invasion of Ukraine, says a person familiar with the matter.
3 months ago
Gas prices in and around Salt Lake City are advertised on Monday, March 7, 2022...
Curt Gresseth

Gas prices will get worse, Utah congressman warns

One Utah lawmaker says gas prices are going to get way, way worse before they get better.
3 months ago
AAA said premium gas is a waste for cars that require regular gas....
Samantha Herrera

AAA says US drivers waste $2.1 billion on premium gasoline every year

AAA encourages drivers to only use gasoline recommended by their car's manufacturer, whether that is regular or premium gasoline.
3 months ago
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Gabe Cohen and Dakin Andone, CNN

Trucker convoy laps Washington, DC, to protest COVID-19 measures

The common demand emanating from each of the groups is the end of Covid-19 mandates, including mask and vaccine requirements.
3 months ago
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25:  U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a hearing before Senate Foreign...
Curt Gresseth

Sen. Rand Paul talks war in Ukraine during visit to Utah

While campaigning in Utah for Sen. Mike Lee, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he doesn't oppose selling arms to Ukraine, but the US can't give away weapons because the US debt is the greatest threat to national security.
3 months ago
President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the C...
CNN Staff

Fact-checking Biden’s 2022 State of the Union address

Here is a fact check of some of the claims from Biden and the Republican response by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds
3 months ago
Ukraine nursery...
MSTYSLAV CHERNOV Associated Press

Ukrainian maternity ward moves to basement for shelter

A hospital basement in Ukraine's coastal city of Mariupol has transformed into a bomb shelter and maternity ward amid shelling during Russia's invasion.
3 months ago
historic sites open...
Simone Seikaly

All historic Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sites open to public

Dozens of historic sites across the country and in Utah were closed to the public at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 months ago
FILE - A hiring sign is in front of a Target store in Manchester, Conn., Nov. 39, 2021. Workers at ...
ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer

Target seeks to entice certain workers with pay of up to $24 an hour

The Minneapolis-based retailer said it will adopt minimum wages from $15 to $24 an hour, with the highest pay in the most competitive markets.
3 months ago