The wife of the Mormon church's president shied away from the spotlight, but her lifelong work behind the scenes left a lasting impression on those who knew her.
The federal government has approved Utah to become the first state to have a dual-model health insurance exchange in which the state and the federal government divide responsibilities.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. (AP) -- La hija mayor de un árbitro de fútbol fallecido el sábado tras ser golpeado en la cabeza por un jugador adolescente dice que espera poder perdonar al muchacho con el tiempo, pero no todavía.
SALT LAKE CITY - A northern Utah sheriff's office is floating a unique and unproven idea for keeping seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia safe: Give them ankle monitors normally used on criminals on house arrest or parole.
SALT LAKE CITY - A proposal in the Utah Legislature that would tax electronic cigarettes at the same rate as other tobacco products has put the state at the forefront of a national movement to regulate the increasingly popular devices.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah. (AP) -- Una de las reacciones a la reciente masacre en una escuela en Connecticut puede observarse en tiendas de armas y artículos para defensa en Estados Unidos, a las que acuden padres a comprar mochilas blindadas para sus hijos y aficionados que acumulan fusiles de a…
The Congressional District 2 showdown between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Ron Barber has gone into overtime - and it could come down to instant replay.
Republican Martha McSally said this morning that she feels optimistic that her slight lead in the still-too-close-too-call Congressional District 2 race will hold up, while Democrat Ron Barber's campaign said he is cautiously optimistic and emphasized that it's far too early to call the race.
Republican Jeff Flake is Arizona's new U.S. senator after comfortably defeating Democrat Richard Carmona in a high-stakes, big-money race for a rare open Senate seat.
Republican Jeff Flake has defeated Democrat Richard Carmona to become Arizona’s new U.S. Senator.
Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally are locked in a tight race in Congressional District 2.
An abnormally large number of voters were forced to vote by provisional ballot today when they showed up at their assigned polling place and were told their names were not on the roster.
By the time your head hits the pillow Tuesday night, you'll probably know who will be our next president, U.S. senator and on down the line. That, of course, is assuming none of the races is too close too call.
It's never too early to look ahead to the 2014 election, right? I know, I know: The results from Tuesday's election aren't even in yet. But, what the heck, it never hurts to peek ahead.
While only a handful of Southern Arizonans have so far contributed more than $200,000 to political causes this election cycle, many others have signed hefty checks.
The list of big spenders from Southern Arizona this election cycle includes several of the usual suspects, as well as a few surprises.
If you are still hanging on to an early ballot, you need to get it in the mail by Friday or drop it off at one of 10 early voting sites that will be set up Saturday around Tucson.
Congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick's most recent financial filing is replete with donations from those you might expect: lawyers, doctors and Sedona business owners.
Republican Jonathan Paton outraised Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick in the first half of October, in what may be another sign of his momentum in the Congressional District 1 race.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber's recent call for a new environmental impact statement on the proposed Rosemont Copper mine has angered the mine's backers.
If you want to get an early ballot and vote by mail, you need to request one by Friday at 5 p.m.
The U.S. Senate race in Arizona has become a nearly $20 million affair - and there are still two more weeks until the election.
Once the Nov. 6 election is over, Congress will return to an unprecedented pile of work that needs to get done during a lame-duck session, retiring U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl said on Wednesday.
Outside spending from national political parties and PACs on the U.S. Senate race has hit $10 million — with the money split about evenly between backers of Democrat Richard Carmona and Republican Jeff Flake.
The contenders for Congressional District 2 wrangled about the federal government's role in education during a debate Tuesday in Tucson.
Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally will square off in a debate Tuesday night at the University of Arizona.
ATTACK OF THE KILLER POLITICAL MAILERS! Almost daily, we sift through another delivery of stiff, glossy political fliers - most chock-full of accusations that stretch or distort the truth. It's enough to make finding a piece of actual mail, even a bill, seem like a gold nugget.
Generally speaking, jokes about a woman’s looks are never a good idea — especially if you are a U.S. Senate candidate whose every word is being filmed.
Outside groups have spent more than $8 million already on Southern Arizona's federal races.
It takes millions to become a U.S. senator - just ask Democrat Richard Carmona and Republican Jeff Flake.
Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Richard Carmona traded sharp accusations during Monday's U.S. Senate race debate, reflecting the rising tensions in the high-stakes race.
One man's earmark is another man's investment.
Democrat Ron Barber and Republican Martha McSally agree the fatal shooting of Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie underscores the need to bolster border security, but disagree on how to deal with the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants already in the U.S.
Could Rep. Raúl Grijalva be a traitor? His opponent in the Congressional District 3 race, Republican Gabriela Saucedo Mercer, thinks so.
For the first time in Arizona history, independent voters will outnumber one of the two major political parties - Democrats - in a general election.
SIERRA VISTA - Slain Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie died in a "beautiful" area he knew well, his brother told mourners Monday at the agent's funeral service.
Slain U.S. Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie was a quiet, family man who loved riding horses, hundreds of mourners who gathered in Sierra Vista this morning for his funeral were told.
How can you tell if a Republican moves into your neighborhood?
Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie was accidentally killed by a fellow agent in what investigators confirmed Friday was a tragic case of "friendly fire."
Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie was killed by friendly fire, federal investigators confirmed today.
Investigators are looking into whether friendly fire caused the death of Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie or the wounding of his colleague early Tuesday morning.
Investigators are considering whether Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie, his wounded colleague, or both were victims of friendly fire in the Tuesday shooting that left Ivie dead, sources have confirmed to the Arizona Daily Star.
If you haven’t already registered to vote, Tuesday at midnight is the deadline to be able to cast a vote in the Nov. 6 election.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has pledged $528K to support Democrat Richard Carmona. Republican Jeff Flake has support from Club for Growth PAC ($500K ad buy) and Freedomworks for America ($460K so far for online ads).
Monday's shootings of two Border Patrol agents "just goes to show that whether you are an armed Border Patrol agent on duty or a simple rancher like Rob Krentz out working his ranch - if you're in border country you are in peril," said Rod Rothrock, acting sheriff of Cochise County.
The slain agent, Nicholas Ivie, was a father of two based in Naco, the station just re-named after Brian Terry, who was killed in 2010. The shooting area is a longstanding smuggling corridor but considered generally safe by residents.
Democrat Ron Barber made the jump from congressional aide to temporary fill-in congressman. But to complete the journey and claim a full term of his own he must first withstand a challenge from Republican Martha McSally - a former Air Force fighter pilot who has him in her sights.
We've got to hand it to Priscilla Storm, VP of Public Policy at Diamond Ventures, for moderating a tough candidates forum for the Jewish Federation on Monday.
Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Marc Victor loves talking about freedom.
Jeff Flake has a résumé custom-built for a modern-day U.S. senator from Arizona.