Ogden, South Ogden hopefuls seek post to be vacated by Utah Rep. Pitcher

Schow Shurtliff

Democrat LaWanna Shurtliff and GOPer Terry Schow become the second and third candidates to file...


Layton GOPer plans to challenge US Rep. Rob Bishop in House race


Chadwick Fairbanks III becomes the third GOPer and seventh candidate overall to file for the 1st District post.


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 House seat is now held by Rep. Justin Fawson, who’s not seeking re-election.


AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates pros of anti-opioid ideas


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has laid out a new plan for tackling the deadly opioid epidemic that has ravaged communities across the nation. But some of the president’s proposals have proven ineffective in the past. From renewing his call for “spending a lot of money” on commercials to...


Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets

Sports Gambling-States

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against each other for the biggest...


Adults Skipping Vaccines May Miss Out On Effective New Shingles Shot

Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended vaccines continues to be an uphill battle, physicians and vaccine experts...


Two Mississippi Republicans say governor will appoint Cindy Hyde-Smith to U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Mississippi Republicans say governor will appoint Cindy Hyde-Smith to U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Thad Cochran.


Officials: Woman to fill Senate vacancy in Mississippi


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state’s governor will appoint Mississippi’s first female member of Congress to fill the Senate vacancy that will soon be created when veteran Sen. Thad Cochran retires, three state Republicans told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a 58-year-old Republican,...


Trump says he wants to meet with Russia's Putin in 'not too distant future' to talk 'arms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he wants to meet with Russia’s Putin in ‘not too distant future’ to talk ‘arms race,‘ North Korea.


The Latest: Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets Trump

United States Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmon’s visit to the U.S. (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says that the United States and Saudi Arabia can tackle “a lot of things” together in the future. Prince Mohammed is...


The Latest: Senators share election security recommendations

Trump-Russia Probe-Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the congressional investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee are releasing recommendations on efforts they say are needed to protect U.S. elections in response to Russia’s...

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