Incumbent Republicans Gov. Gary Herbert and U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz are headed toward November as heavy favorites after primary voters turned out in record numbers and overwhelmingly endorsed their re-election bids.
Utah voters made their choices in a range of primary races Tuesday, including the battle for the Republican nomination for governor, a Democratic U.S. Senate contest and a GOP U.S. House matchup. Here's a look at what was at stake:
Darryl Glenn, a county commissioner from deeply conservative Colorado Springs, rode endorsements from Sen. Ted Cruz and other big names on the right to win Colorado's Republican Senate primary and face a well-funded Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet in November.
Hoping to make amends for a tragic accident, the United States has provided a wide range of compensation to a Cameroonian family whose child was killed by a vehicle in U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade. The package included everything from cash to cows, U.S. officials said.
Hillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state.
Republican Donald Trump vowed to tear up the nation's trade deals, threatened new tariffs and called for a new era of economic "Americanism" in a speech that underscored just how far removed he is from typical GOP orthodoxy.
Donald Trump laid out an economic future Tuesday that improbably resembles the past, declaring "it will be American steel" that once again builds gleaming skyscrapers and fortifies the bridges and American factories that broadly revive a manufacturing economy long gone.
Weak from heart surgery and a sepsis infection that would soon kill her, Patricia Paone was resting at home last summer when an apparition appeared on the TV — a famous businessman who had struck a deal with her husband years before.
It turns out Oklahoma's five Republican U.S. House members had little to worry about from challengers in Tuesday's primary election, but the same couldn't be said for their GOP counterparts in the state Legislature.