SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union.
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Luis Garza center, with about 50 activists and members of immigrant families cheer during a news conference at Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key pr…
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, about 50 activists and members of immigrant families stand during a news conference at Utah's capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key provisions in its immigrat…
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Kansas City Star:
Right moves will help GOP win back the White House in 2016.
Increases sales tax on certain foods by 2 percent.
Portman-Shaheen legislation deserves a chance — without poison-pill amendments this time.
If House Republicans won't consider national interest, Obama must act.
Obama's most important legacy could be meaningful action against climate change.
Business-backed bill will punch a $4.8 billion hole in the budget, says Gov. Jay Nixon.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else’s naked photo online.
Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny speaks to graduates at Boston College after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during commencement ceremonies at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Monday, May 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate immigration bill would cost the government a net $6.3 trillion over the next 50 years to provide benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation said in a report Monday, setting off a fierce dispute with fellow c…
President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. The president said the U.S. doesn't know how or when chemical weapons were used in Syria or who used them. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to reporters following the Democratic policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)