With each passing day, it seems, the cloud over Utah Attorney General John Swallow becomes darker.
The Bangladeshi government is liable for the lax building inspection and apparent culture of corruption that led a building to collapse this week, killing at least 200 people who had been ordered... Read more »
Thursday on KSL Television, a commercial-free broadcast will offer important information on how families may open the topic up for meaningful conversation — something experts say is an... Read more »
A roundup of opinions nationwide about the FAA budget cuts that have caused the furloughs of air traffic controllers. Read more »
Are the furloughs of air traffic controllers, leading to flight delays across the country this week, political? Probably. Read more »
While the Republican Party on a national level is working to find ways to become more inclusive and broaden its appeal, the GOP in Utah has chosen to retain a nominating system that keeps the power... Read more »
More than 15 years have passed since President Bill Clinton created the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by executive fiat, but if you talk to many local residents in the area, the... Read more »
Life on planet Earth wasn't meant to be easy. Whenever mankind chooses to use a particular method to provide energy, shelter or other sort of progress there are ecological consequences. Read more »
The events in Boston are disturbing and frightening. No one yet knows their full scope. But terror attacks in the United States are hardly a recent phenomenon. Read more »
There may come a time when household fiber-optic Internet connections are as basic as water and sewer service, but that is likely to happen only as a result of significant private investment, like... Read more »
The Federal Communications Commission issues broadcast licenses for the use of public airwaves on condition that those who use them do so according to community standards. Read more »
Some time today, Muhammad Yunus will become only the seventh person in history to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. The... Read more »
Terrorists want people to believe they are powerful and ominous. In reality, they are small groups whose ideas do not resonate with public opinion. We cannot let them destroy what this country... Read more »
In our opinion: Report puts taxes in perspective, should inform debate over tax rates and government spending
Taxes matter. That ought to be self-evident, especially on a day like today, when the entire nation faces a deadline for filing income tax returns. But some of the folks involved in budget talks in... Read more »
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms once more that Americans are on a dangerous trend away from familial commitment. The report, released earlier this month,... Read more »
Battles over water rights have shaped the American West and its development, determining where growth would survive and where it would stagnate. One of Utah's longest-running water battles,... Read more »
Those who worry Utah doesn't invest enough in public education should take a tour of the new home of Olympus High School in Holladay, a $75 million monument to the best current thinking on how a... Read more »
For the long-suffering businesses along the North Temple corridor, the opening of a new TRAX line to Salt Lake International Airport offers hope of a springtime revival. It also provides the kind... Read more »
President Obama is expected to submit a proposed budget to Congress today that he himself concedes is not an "ideal plan." That lackluster recommendation from the plan's author doesn't exactly... Read more »
Only a few leaders in history transcend their terms of service and change commonly held assumptions about the world around them. Margaret Thatcher, who died this week at age 87, was one of them. Read more »
A few years ago, the Centers For Disease Control undertook a comprehensive survey on how well 72 American metropolitan areas are prepared to survive a significant emergency. Salt Lake City did not... Read more »
Despite a long tradition of public education, American students do not perform well against their peers worldwide. Read more »
News outlets have gone to great lengths to catalogue the disturbing contents of Adam Lanza's bedroom. The accused perpetrator of the Newtown massacre had a cache of violent collectibles that... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert made a lot of friends in Utah when he decided not to sign a water agreement this week with Nevada. The agreement concerned water beneath the Snake Valley, which straddles both... Read more »
The most disturbing aspect of a public school cheating scandal in Atlanta that has led to the indictments of 35 educators and administrators is that it is not an isolated case. Read more »
Most American don't budget, and nearly half of them owe more on their credit cards than they have in savings. In other words, the concept of representative government works well. Read more »
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