| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Utah's attorney general will appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Courtover last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that backed gay marriage in the conservative, heavily Mormon state, his office said on Wednesday.
An appeal by Utah was widely...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Gay marriage advocates won a significant court victory Wednesday when a federal appeals court upheld a lower court ruling in Utah that struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages.
The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the Denver-based 10th Circuit...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Two former Utah attorneys general were arrested Tuesday on state charges of taking bribes from businessmen and obstructing justice while running one of the state’s highest offices.
The arrests were the culmination of a political scandal that had...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:37 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday halted same-sex marriages in Utah -- permitted for less than three weeks -- while the state appeals a lower-court ruling legalizing them, as the justices again left their imprint on the debate over gay nuptials.
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:48 PM
With the federal government still shut down, states across the country inked deals to reopen national parks within their state borders, seeking to stop further losses to local economies anchored by park tourism.
The Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountain National...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
WASHINGTON — The "closed’’ signs at the national parks have been down for weeks but states still don't know whether they will be reimbursed by federal taxpayers for their costs of reopening landmarks such as the Grand Canyon and Statue...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:34 PM
El Tribunal Supremo bloqueó hoy temporalmente los matrimonios homosexuales en Utah mientras las autoridades estatales apelan una decisión judicial de diciembre que ha permitido casarse hasta hoy a más de 900 parejas gais, sumidas ahora en un "limbo legal"...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Same-sex marriage lasted in Utah for about 2 1/2 weeks.
On Wednesday, the Utah governor's office directed state agencies to ignore the hundreds of gay marriages that were performed in the state after a federal judge struck down the state's ban Dec. 20....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge of Salt Lake City didn't know they were going to get married on Friday.
They didn’t even have the time to tell anyone. Wood was so frazzled she almost forgot to grab her driver’s license before heading to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Hours after the Obama administration said it would recognize 1,300 same-sex marriages in Utah, a large crowd of gay marriage supporters crowded inside the state Capitol on Friday calling on Republican Gov. Gary Herbert to do the same.
"Let it stand,"...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Friday that same-sex marriages performed in Utah -- but thrown into question there amid a court battle -- will be recognized in Maryland.
"It is an affront to the idea of basic human rights that the battle for...