Utah

Utah Lawmaker Proposes Divorce Barriers So Women Don't 'Surprise' Men
Utah state Rep. Jim Nielson (R) says that he is sponsoring a bill to force divorcing couples to take classes because he says that men are often "surprised" when women want to end the marriage. Read more...
Judge Strikes Down Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban
Ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen sets the stage for a possible Supreme Court showdown, though cases from Utah and Oklahoma also are headed that way. Read more...
SCOTUS Puts Temporary Hold On Utah Marriages
The court issued a brief order Monday blocking any new same-sex unions in the state. Read more...
Utah Judge Decriminalizes Polygamy
District court ruling finds key parts of Utah polygamy laws unconstitutional. Read more...
Mitt Romney is building a new mansion in Salt Lake City, and it includes a hidden room that you access via a swinging bookcase. Read more...

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U.S. Oil Sands, an Alberta-based company aiming to develop tar sands deposits in Utah's Uintah Basin. Read more...
Miss Utah Contestant Arrested For Making Homemade Bombs
Not exactly the image of world peace. A contestant in the upcoming Miss Utah beauty pageant was arrested on Saturday after admitting to helping make explosive devices and throwing them at houses and residents of her Salt Lake City suburb. Read more...
Utah lawmaker proposes an end to compulsory education Read more...
Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Wednesday compared the U.S. government to "rapists" over recent so-called scandals, from the Internal Revenue Service's practice of scrutinizing conservative groups to last year's terrorist attacks in Benghazi. Read more...
In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee. Six weeks later, campaign finance filings and interviews show, Hensarling was joined by representatives of the banking industry for a ski vacation fundraiser at a posh Park City, Utah, resort. Read more...