Republican flailing leads to setback on pandemic aid

Senate Republicans and the White House wasted a week at the worst possible time. Amid a series of crises — with 30 million Americans unemployed and coronavirus cases spiking nationally — White House officials and Senate GOP leaders couldn’t even come to an agreement among themselves on a starting...

Groups launch million-dollar campaign to protect Bears Ears artifacts

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and other hike to an overlook in the Butler Wash area of the Bears Ears National Monument to view ancient ruins on Monday, May 8, 2017. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Effort jumpstarted with $300,000 from international organization SALT LAKE CITY — Friends of...

Democrats: Packets sent to Trump allies are part of foreign plot to damage Biden

Top congressional Democrats are sounding the alarm about a series of packets mailed to prominent allies of President Donald Trump — material they say is part of a foreign disinformation plot to damage former vice president Joe Biden, according to new details from a letter the lawmakers delivered to...

Utah teachers, parents rally for safe reopening of schools

Katie Isaia, a fifth-grade teacher at Settlement Canyon Elementary School in Tooele, attends a Utah Safe Schools Mask-In urging the governor’s leadership in school reopenings at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 23, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Parents and teachers...