As usual, there is no good news to share in the case of Susan Cox Powell's disappearance.
Once he gained power in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez proved impossible to remove. Only death could do that, as it did this week from complications related to cancer. Read more »
The stock market is influenced daily by a lot of factors ranging from world events to market indicators to government policy decisions. In that sense, it would be wrong to attribute recent gains in... Read more »
Newly elected State Auditor John Dougall isn't getting a lot of traction with the first audit his office produced, which casts doubt on the Utah Retirement System's overly optimistic estimates for... Read more »
Recently, the administration released an analysis of 2006 tax collections and found that the IRS collected 83.1 percent of the money the law said people owed, a slight decline from the 83.7 percent... Read more »
When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill last week making Internet gambling legal in his state, he struck another blow against the concept of responsible and ethical government, and... Read more »
A proposed Senate bill that would effectively make it harder for certain citizen initiative referenda to get on the ballot might clean up some technical problems with the current law, but in the... Read more »
While Attorney General John Swallow struggles with growing concerns about his relationship with indicted businessman Jeremy Johnson, the Utah electorate has discovered that there are significant... Read more »
Transportation planners along the Wasatch Front are burdened by two simple facts of life. Their territory is a confining strip wedged between mountain ranges and the Great Salt Lake. It also... Read more »
As Friday's deadline approaches for automatic spending cuts to the federal budget, no shortage of voices can be heard warning of the dire impacts, while political blame is being cast literally left... Read more »
The debate over whether Internet broadband networks should be left to private enterprise or treated as a public utility is far from dead in the United States, but it is largely taking place on the... Read more »
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt warned about the pitfalls inherent to public sector unions and their relationship with the people their members are employed to serve. Read more »
On the average college campus, the school's sporting teams and their prowess on the field or in the gym is a source of institutional pride and a foundation for communal identity. They are also a... Read more »
A recent parents' meeting with a local school district deputy superintendent boiled over in frustration as officials refused to allow direct parental input in replacing the departing principal at a... Read more »
In a legislative committee meeting one week ago, Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City, tried to ask Utah Attorney General John Swallow a question that related directly to the scandal brewing in... Read more »
Utah law allows lawmakers to work on important legislation without disclosing to the public exactly what they are working on until a bill is formally introduced for consideration. A proposal now on... Read more »
Bad winter air has been a part of life in the northern Utah valleys for a long time. For instance, in the winter of 1876-77, 23 days of dense fog were recorded. The significance of that, of course,... Read more »
A bill before the Utah Legislature that would bolster programs that help military veterans rejoin civilian life comes at a perfect moment, as plans are formulated to soon bring 34,000 American... Read more »
In our opinion: One day isn't adequate to honor presidency, what it has meant to the cause of liberty
Presidents Day has become a contradictory holiday in many ways. Americans are glad for a day off, but few choose to spend the time thinking about or honoring the men who have been the nation's... Read more »
The sanctity of the traditional nuclear family as a model for child rearing already was beginning to come under attack in the 1960s. A counter-cultural movement was afoot among the nation's young... Read more »
The U.S. Postal Service has decided to eliminate Saturday mail delivery because, as the postmaster general says, the agency's financial condition is "urgent." Actually, the condition has been... Read more »
We may agree or disagree whether any taxes, or all taxes, are too high, too low or just right. We may accept them or detest them, but one thing is certain, there's no good reason why any tax... Read more »
The president's annual report to Congress on the state of the union has become almost formulaic in recent years. He outlines a list of projects, initiatives and new programs he hopes to achieve.... Read more »
Not far from the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's old city, pinched on all sides by the bustle and noise of urban life, sits a small, well-tended garden surrounding an ancient empty tomb. Read more »
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