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Nation Apr 28Oklahoma, Utah face scrutiny over malaria drug purchases
Republican state leaders in Oklahoma and Utah are facing backlash for spending millions of dollars combined to purchase malaria drugs promoted by President Trump to treat COVID-19 patients that many other states obtained for free and that doctors warned shouldn't…
Health Apr 24U.S. states build stockpiles of malaria drug touted by Trump
State and local governments across the United States have obtained 30 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Trump to treat patients with the new coronavirus despite warnings from doctors that more research is needed.
Nation Mar 185.7-magnitude quake shakes Utah, Salt Lake airport closed
The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter was just southwest of the city and was likely felt by about 2.8 million people. The Salt Lake Temple sustained minor damage.
Nation Feb 10Polygamists may not face jail time under new Utah bill
Its sponsor says the 85-year-old law has failed to root out the practice and instead made people afraid of going to police when abuse happens.
Politics Feb 04Utah lawmaker proposes warning label for pornography
A Utah lawmaker has unveiled a proposal to require pornography to carry warning labels or be subject to a possible $2,500 penalty, though an adult-entertainment industry group warned the idea would violate the First Amendment.
Nation Jan 22Utah bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children
Utah is now the 19th state and one of the most conservative to prohibit it.
Politics Jan 01Child care poses roadblock for candidates vying for 2020 elections
Experts predict a large number of women will again run for office in 2020 like they did in 2018, and child care remains a hurdle for many of them.
Politics Dec 06Push to ratify ERA launched in Utah, eyed in other states
A renewed national push to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment has come to conservative Utah, where supporters have launched a long-shot bid to become the tipping point state, despite opposition from the influential Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Politics Oct 07AP Fact Check: Trump points fingers as he faces impeachment inquiry
President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: blasting the inquiry as illegal, attacking his investigators and critics alike, and deriding the whistleblower process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process.
Nation Sep 17Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on 2020 Census
Utah became the latest on Monday as its GOP-dominated Legislature voted to spend $1 million on outreach for the census, a first for the state that's one of the youngest and fastest-growing in the country.