Obama says he based decisions on 'facts, reason and logic'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former President Barack Obama says he tried to build a culture centered around problem-solving and not personal gain while in the White House. He said on Wednes...

Conservationists fight oil shale plan in eastern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups objected Tuesday to the U.S. government's approval of the early stages of an oil shale project near the Utah-Colorado border by a company with...

AP NewsBreak: Gwyneth Paltrow denies causing Utah ski crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says a skier who accused her in a lawsuit of seriously injuring him at a Utah resort was actually the one who plowed into her from behind. ...

Mormons up missionary calls home from twice yearly to weekly

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents of Mormon missionaries will be able to hear their children's voices a lot more often under new rules announced Friday. The proselytizing youngsters can call home every we...

Mother of Utah man freed from Venezuela jail last year dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail has died at age 50. Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love said Monday that Lauri...

Utah school becomes latest to ditch Native American name

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teams will no longer be known as the "Redmen" at a Utah high school that's become the latest to get rid of a Native American name deemed offensive. The Iron Cou...

Snow blankets Utah as winter storms pounds West

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Heavy snowfall in Utah triggered a rare snow day for many students, delayed government operations and snarled morning commutes as winter storms continued to slam the western U.S....

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow sued over Utah ski crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man has filed a lawsuit accusing actress Gwyneth Paltrow of seriously injuring him during a crash at a Park City ski resort in 2016. Terry Sanderson says...

Mormon church says it's not opposed to hate-crime bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church says it won't oppose strengthening hate-crimes legislation in Utah to include protections for LGBT people. The announcement Thursday could bre...

911 calls reveal frantic moments after Utah malls shooting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dozens of people made frantic calls to 911 to report a shooting over the weekend at a suburban Salt Lake City mall that caused hundreds of panicked shoppers to flee the building ...

Ex-kidnapping victims: Jayme Closs needs space, time to heal

CHICAGO (AP) — Katie Beers' joy quickly turned to deep concern when she learned 13-year-old Jayme Closs had been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after police say a man shot and kill...

Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climate

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Salt Lake City pursued the Winter Olympics more than two decades ago, competition was so fierce that hardly anyone thought twice about lavishing International Olympic Commit...

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. ...

Polygamous group lets go of sprawling Arizona worship center

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous group based on the Utah-Arizona border is letting go of the sprawling building where its members worshipped, in the latest sign that the sect run by imprisoned leade...

AP Exclusive: Mormons support GOP, but Trump approval lags

WASHINGTON (AP) — About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, acco...