A stronger economy, rising consumer confidence and cheap gasoline will likely have Americans traveling in big numbers this Independence Day. Read more »
The Education Department appointed a special monitor Thursday to help develop a debt relief program for students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges — a debt forgiveness plan... Read more »
The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters as an ambitious project to transform the way people get around... Read more »
“There’s this basic circuit in the brain that energizes people to go out and get things that are intrinsically rewarding. This circuit lights up when we get money or candy. It also... Read more »
On a trip to Maine with four friends, Alexander Culbertson racked up $1,300 on gas, hotel rooms, food and drinks. Read more »
The CEO of Takata Corp., the Japanese air bag maker at the center of a defect scandal that has resulted in recalls of more than 33.8 million vehicles, appeared at a news conference Thursday for the... Read more »
French taxi drivers smashed up livery cars, set tires ablaze and blocked traffic across the country on Thursday in a nationwide strike aimed at Uber after weeks of rising, sometimes violent... Read more »
U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years — a sign of stronger economic growth ahead. Read more »
Caribbean tourism officials are pushing for a partnership with the U.S. government because of concerns that warming relations between the U.S. and Cuba will result in a significant loss of visitors... Read more »
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week, but remained at a historically low level that signals an improving job market. Read more »
The state’s largest transit agency is in the midst of a plan to devise the fairest fare system. Over the past year, the Utah Transit Authority has conducted research to study various fare... Read more »
On top of the bag fees and other charges, families traveling this summer may have to pay extra just to sit next to one another. Read more »
The owner of Stop & Shop and Giant will tie up with the parent company of Food Lion, creating a $29 billion grocer that will be in a stronger position to compete with Wal-Mart and other... Read more »
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated. More recent data show that the weakness was largely temporary, with a rebound in the... Read more »
As much as I wish the Apple Watch could do more, I find it the best smartwatch available, given its polished design and wide range of apps. Read more »
Ikea's U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover. Read more »
U.S. and global stocks headed lower Wednesday as negotiations between Greece and its lenders drag on and it appears the parties are not as close to a deal as originally thought. Read more »
Warren Buffett is worth over $70 billion. He is also the star of his very own cartoon. Read more »
Utah is home to several staycation possibilities. Read more »
Utah lawmakers need to give the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control more money to run state liquor stores that cutbacks have stretched thin, the outgoing alcohol commission chairman said Tuesday. Read more »
A new High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk Beacon pedestrian signal was unveiled Tuesday, June 23, 2015, near Utah's Hogle Zoo at Sunnyside Avenue. Read more »
The art of marriage is typically thought of to be exactly that — an art form. But could there be a more scientific approach? Read more »
Calling it a "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism," eBay said Tuesday that it will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise. Read more »
The state alcohol commission revamped a licensing policy Tuesday that nearly left Snowbird's annual Oktoberfest dry last year. Read more »
The leadership of the Ute Indian Tribe announced Tuesday it will seek to join a federal lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management over the agency's new rule on hydraulic fracturing. Read more »
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Homeowners blamed by developers for watering their lawn too much and contributing to a landslide that washed out their own backyard last year have filed a response to the lawsuit against them. Read more »
CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. Read more »
With the Fourth of July approaching, various liquor bottles across the state were marked with big, red sale tags Thursday. The sale price: $2,500. That's what it will cost if the buyer is caught... Read more »
You wake up, commute to work, work for eight hours, go home and zone out in front of the television until it’s time to go to sleep and do it all again. Sounds like an average day for an... Read more »
Acknowledging summer air quality issues, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and the city's sustainability office are championing ongoing city efforts to reduce pollutants. Read more »
There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »
A remake of the $10 bill will include a portrait of a woman, and although a man, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, gets the final say on who that woman will be, he's open to suggestions. So let's take... Read more »
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on a plan to control noxious weeds and invasive species in the Moab area. Read more »
The Obama administration has announced that it will move forward with plans to expand overtime pay in what Politico has called “the most ambitious government intervention on wages in a... Read more »
Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for. Read more »
The Utah housing market is hot, and it appears scammers are trying to cash in by duping renters. Read more »
The air conditioning has gone out at one of Salt Lake County's busiest health clinics, and patients are being asked to wait or visit another clinic until it is fixed. Read more »
The Utah Transit Authority is offering late TRAX service to Independence Day revelers who are dependent on transit to attend festivities. Read more »
More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »
Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »
Greece has entered the twilight zone. Read more »
The Unified State Laboratory will provide space for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, Utah Department of Health, as well as the Utah State Crime Lab. Read more »
Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »
The Highland Town Center Splash Pad will close each day from 3 to 4 p.m. to allow time for the system to recharge. Read more »
Too often managers believe they, not their team, are the decision-maker and then wonder why their employees are not fully engaged in the decision or the outcome. Read more »
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 0.4 points to register at 111.8 in June. The index currently sits 13.6 points higher than at the same time twelve months ago. Read more »
The recent triple-digit temperatures are especially tough on Utah's senior citizens, and many don't have the means to cool off. That’s why Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services is asking... Read more »
How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »
A new floating convenience store and snack bar has arrived at the Halls Crossing Marina. Read more »
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