Utah

Turkish businessman arrested in scheme with Utah polygamists

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SALT LAKE CITY — A Turkish businessman has been arrested by the U.S. Justice Department in connection with what authorities say was a biodiesel...

Utah student with Down syndrome left out, school criticized

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SALT LAKE CITY — A middle school cheerleading program in Utah has received criticism after a student with Down syndrome, who was working as...

Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training, becoming the latest and largest on...

Senators press Interior Secretary Haaland on oil lease pause

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WASHINGTON — Both Republican and Democratic senators pressed Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers Wednesday after a federal court blocked the Biden administration’s suspension...

Want a job? Employers say: Talk to the computer

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A day after her interview for a part-time job at Target last year, Dana Anthony got an email informing her she didn't make the...

US West swelters in record-busting heat, risking wildfires

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PHOENIX — Dangerous, record-busting heat spread across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday and into parts of Utah, Montana and Wyoming as a dome of...

Mormons and NAACP seek to advance work with new initiatives

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SALT LAKE CITY — Top leaders from the NAACP and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced $9.25 million in new educational...

Mormon sex therapist’s ouster stirs worries of shame culture

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SALT LAKE CITY — Sex therapist Lisa Butterworth has long been willing to delve into sensitive sexuality questions with clients who belong to The...

Nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs has widespread support

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Joe Biden's nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs at the Interior Department said Wednesday he won't impede tribes as they seek...

Woman dies after fall at US national park; body recovered

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SPRINGDALE, Utah — A 26-year-old woman has died after falling in a canyon at a U.S. national park in Utah, officials said. ...