Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 30th-most-populous, and 11th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States. Utah has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, 2018. Urban development is mostly concentrated in two areas: the Wasatch Front in the north-central part of the state, which contains approximately 2.5 million people; and Washington County in Southern Utah, with over 160,000 residents. Utah is bordered by Colorado to the east, Wyoming to the northeast, Idaho to the north, Arizona to the south, and Nevada to the west. It also touches a corner of New Mexico in the southeast.
The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to effectively decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults. The Republican-sponsored bill reduces the penalty for plural marriage from a felony to..
President Donald Trump, facing a bruising re-election campaign and possible further investigations in Congress, on Thursday called the Democrats who pursued his impeachment "dishonest and corrupt" and..
Republican Sen. Mitt Romney made a stunning break with his own party on Wednesday. CNN reports Romoney harshly criticized President Donald Trump over his actions toward Ukraine. In an emotional speech..
Utah's Brigham Young University will allow same-sex couples to compete in its annual ballroom dance competition. HuffPost reports BYU was required to lift its ban on same-sex couples competing in the..
The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults, approving a bill that would reduce the penalty for plural marriage from a felony to an infraction.. Reuters - Published
Some conservatives want to recall him and others want to censure him. In the state he represents, though, many view speaking out against President Trump as an act to admire, not an apostasy. NYTimes.com - Published
The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday finalized land use plans for two Utah national monuments that President Donald Trump shrank soon after taking office, a move environmental groups said would.. Reuters - Published
As Republicans rallied behind President Trump, Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, joined Democrats in voting to convict, the only senator to cross party lines. NYTimes.com - Published
Police in West Jordan, Utah, are looking for the driver of a van that struck a street sign in the median of a roadway Tuesday night, sending it flying into the windshield of a police car. The incident.. USATODAY.com - Published
Speaking in Park City, Utah, Anne Hathaway, Rosie Perez and Edi Gathegi say new '80s set film - "The Last Thing he Wanted" - will remind audiences to hold government accountable for its foreign.. USATODAY.com - Published
Utah has became the 19th U.S. state to ban conversion therapy aimed at changing sexual orientation or gender identity in lesbian, gay, transsexual, bisexual and queer children. Reuters - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Here's the latest for Friday January 3rd: US airstrike in Baghdad kills Iran's top general; US troops arrive in Kuwait; Tens of thousands evacuate from Australia wildfires; Utah officials trigger.. USATODAY.com - Published
The substitute teacher was fired from a Utah public school. One of the boy’s parents, Louis van Amstel of “Dancing With the Stars,” wondered how she had become a teacher in the first place. NYTimes.com - Published
Two hikers have died at Arches National Park in Utah. A 65-year-old man and 60-year-old woman were found dead, after falling on Friday. A third person, a 30-year-old man, was taken to the hospital. All.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com