FOREST, Miss. (AP) — A plot of land in Mississippi that was bought for $10 to build a hunting camp is the site of a cemetery, according to a man who has family members buried there.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes chose an elected official from southern Utah as his running mate in the governor’s race Tuesday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Mike Lee endorsed Jon Huntsman, Jr. in Utah’s crowded gubernatorial race on Friday.
Lee said in a statement the Republican hoping to reclaim his seat...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first case of COVID-19 in the Senate and raising fears about the further transmission of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three surveillance powers available to the U.S. government are set to temporarily expire Sunday after a trio of senators opposed a bipartisan House bill that would renew the...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Utah's congressional delegation has signed a letter opposing the proposed use of a reservation system for Zion National Park.
Two rallies calling on Utah senators to push for a fair and impartial impeachment trial for President Donald Trump drew a combined total of over 100 people Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator said Tuesday he has at least 51 votes to support a bipartisan resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before...
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Just days after Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah criticized a briefing on the killing of an Iranian military leader as “insulting" and “demeaning," he made it clear he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:
ABC's “This Week" — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; national security adviser Robert O'Brien.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Karen Pence has visited Salt Lake City to file paperwork to put President Donald Trump on the state’s GOP primary ballot in the 2020 presidential race.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to ratify North Macedonia's entry into NATO as the alliance's 30th member.
Senators voted 91-2 on Tuesday to approve North Macedonia's...
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fourth Democratic presidential debate (all times local):
The final question at the fourth Democratic presidential debate...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate's most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your...
MOSCOW (AP) — An American senator visiting Russia says he believes Moscow and Washington should maintain a dialogue regardless of who becomes U.S. president in the 2020 election.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's U.S. senators say about $54 million in funding for two projects at Hill Air Force Base has been diverted to aid construction of the U.S.-Mexico border...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill aimed at protecting thousands of Venezuelans currently living in the United States from deportation stalled in the Senate on Tuesday after the Democratic minority urged...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote Tuesday on a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former U.S. attorney for Utah has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become a federal judge.
The White House announced Wednesday that former state prosecutor...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will get back into the ring on July 20 to face unbeaten welterweight champion Keith Thurman in what could be a highlight fight of the summer.
OREM, Utah (AP) — The Utah Republican Party has a new chairman.
Former state legislator Derek Brown on Saturday easily defeated three other candidates in the race to succeed Rob Anderson,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.
LAKE, Miss. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine why a small, private airplane crashed into a field in central Mississippi and killed the only person found aboard.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Senate GOP allies, frustrated by delays in confirming dozens of lower-profile nominees, rammed through a rules change Wednesday that cuts back debate on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Changing his vote from the public stance he took last month, North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis voted Thursday to support President Donald Trump's declaration of a national...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of President Donald...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. involvement in the Yemen war (all times local):
The Senate has voted to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition's war in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican senators sought compromise Tuesday on limiting presidents' powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah says he's undecided on whether to support a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on U.S.-Mexico...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss paid family leave.
The White House says the president's daughter and senior adviser met Wednesday with Republican senators Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Marco Rubio of Florida and Mike Lee of Utah.
In a news release from Cassidy's office, Ivanka Trump called it a "productive" session.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana's congressional delegation has re-introduced legislation that would grant federal recognition to the state's Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
The Great Falls Tribune reports Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte introduced a new bill and called on lawmakers Wednesday to pass the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Act.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah missed almost 84 percent of votes in the U.S. House since she lost her re-election in November.
The website GovTrack, which records lawmakers' voting habits, shows the Republican congresswoman participated in only 14 of 85 votes since losing her race to Democrat Ben McAdams.
Love's spokesman Richard Piatt told the Salt Lake Tribune that Love has been home with a sick child recently.
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — If the school is warm and ready, so too is the wave of yellow school buses carrying Rutland County's children safely to and from school.
"We, as bus drivers — we're the beginning of their day and the end of their day," said Mike Lee, driver for Otter Valley Unified Union School District. "They spend two hours with you, depending on how long they have to ride. They trust you. They develop a feeling of safety."
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Republican U.S. Senator from Utah blocked a vote on a bill to grant federal recognition to Montana's Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
The U.S. House passed a bill in September that would have required the federal government to set aside a small amount of land for the tribe and make its 6,000 members eligible for government benefits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is debating a resolution that would call on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Senate voted 60-39 on Wednesday to open debate on the resolution, signaling there is enough support to win the 50 votes needed. But it's unclear how amendments to the measure could affect the final vote, which is expected to come Thursday.
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
The Wall Street Journal on the bill to cut off U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen
American Presidents have great constitutional leeway on foreign policy, but it isn't unlimited, as Donald Trump is discovering on Saudi Arabia. A bipartisan Senate majority is trying to send a message to the Saudis and Mr. Trump that U.S. policy needs to include concern for values as well as national interest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's response to a migrant caravan (all times local):
U.S. senators are urging the Trump administration to make an agreement with Mexico that would stop some of the 7,000 people traveling north from crossing the border.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and Sen. Mike Lee, both Republicans, say a "third-party" agreement would require those asking for asylum to do so in their first country of arrival.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida rapper is creating some buzz after he was shot and posted a live video on social media while in the ambulance.
In the Instagram video posted Saturday, rapper Koly P is lying on a stretcher and says he's been shot. The video includes a brief conversation with the paramedics. Koly P, whose real name is Mike Lee, said it was his third time being shot. He told the paramedic he's previously been shot in the stomach and hand.
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man is being questioned again in the death of a woman found dead in a burned car in August.
Latasha Patrick Johnson was found dead in her burned car in the Bienville National Forest near Morton on Aug. 7.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The state ethics panel is investigating allegations that Democratic attorney general candidate Mike Lee violated state campaign rules.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Democrat running for attorney general in Arkansas on Monday proposed increasing the fines for violating the state's ethics laws and expanding what lobbyists must report in response to corruption probes that have involved several former lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats joined forces to speed legislation combating the misuse of opioids and other addictive drugs through Senate passage Monday, a rare campaign-season show of unity against a growing and deadly health care crisis.
The measure passed by a 99-1 vote Monday evening. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, voted against it.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Six takeaways, including two pick-6s, and an explosive running game carried Kansas to a 55-14 blowout over Rutgers on Saturday, marking the Jayhawks' first back-to-back wins over FBS opponents since 2009.
Bryce Torneden and Mike Lee each returned interceptions for touchdowns as the Scarlet Knights threw three picks and surrendered three fumbles. Couple that with the dominant performance on the ground, and you get a performance that surprised even coach David Beaty.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Facing a tight re-election race in a district Democrats hope to flip, U.S. Rep. Mia Love tapped Mitt Romney and other boldface Republican names at a rally Friday.
"We've got to make sure the Democrats don't get their hands on this seat," Sen. Mike Lee said. "We need Mia Love to get re-elected. We need her very, very badly."
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge has ordered the public release of a portion of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's past personnel record ahead of the November election.
FOREST, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities say a burned car found with a body inside at the Bienville National Forest belongs to a missing woman.
Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the burned car belongs to 32-year-old Latasha Patrick Johnson. Investigators were able to determine ownership by the VIN and license plate number.
Lee could not say if the badly burned body belonged to Johnson due to its condition. The sheriff says they have talked to some suspects and people of interest.