Utah officials ask the US 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to prevent more marriage licenses from being issued to gay couples, pending appeal of Friday's ruling that lifts a ban on gay marriage. The appeals court could act at any time.
US. District Judge Robert J. Shelby ruled Utah's voter-approved ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional. Republican governor blasted the ruling as going against the will of the people. Gay couples rushed to the Salt Lake County Clerk's office en masse.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson of Utah will not run for an eighth term in Congress. His withdrawal opens the door for Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love. If she wins in 2014, she would be the first black, female Republican elected to Congress.
Utah polygamy: The Mormon church has posted a new historical narrative on its website about polygamy. The post comes as a federal judge in Utah last week struck down key parts of the state's polygamy laws.
A district judge in Utah ruled Friday that key parts of the state's polygamy laws are unconstitutional, a victory for the Brown family, featured on the TLC reality show 'Sister Wives.' There are an estimated 38,000 fundamentalist Mormons who practice or believe in polygamy.
Many teens may come to regret a photo on social media or other internet postings. But a new California law, which requires websites to let teens 'erase' their digital past, may be catching on in other states.
Healthcare.gov: The tea party had been dropping in recent opinion polls. But the political eruption over the Affordable Care Act has given tea partiers another reason to go after Democrats, and perhaps some Republicans as well.
Boeing 777X production could move out of Washington State after machinists union votes down contract proposal. Among states that could compete to make the Boeibng 777X are South Carolina, Texas, southern California, Utah, Alabama, and Georgia.