The population at the Utah State Prison grew by 257 inmates in the past year, the largest 12-month increase in at least 20 years. Corrections officials say they're alarmed and fear they could run out of beds.
Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 7:33pm
Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.
Thomas Beaumont and Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 12:23pm
During the early weeks of his presidential campaign, Joe Biden stopped by this exclusive Dallas-area enclave to headline a fundraiser at the home of Russel Budd, a lawyer known for overseeing billions of dollars in settlements with corporations sued for asbestos exposure. The former vice president urged the lawyers in the room to go after pharmaceutical companies and told them their work mattered.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:53am
When the Kentucky governor's chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he "overstepped his boundaries," Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:33am
The United States and Iran said Tuesday they were not seeking war with each other as tensions simmered between the two in the Persian Gulf and President Donald Trump vowed the U.S. would respond to any attack.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 10:18am
Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a bipartisan hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state's Democratic lieutenant governor. Their effort looks doomed, as Democrats quickly opposed it and called it a political stunt.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedJun 18th - 9:57am
Joe Biden touted fundraising figures on Monday that suggest he has taken in at least $19 million this quarter, a sum that — if true — would top what all of his leading rivals raised during the last period.
A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest.