clock menu more-arrow no yes

Featured On Instagram

What the battle over redrawing state borders in the West says about our politics

What’s in a (baby) name? A lot, actually

Filed under:

Are more Americans going hungry because of the pandemic?

For children, Blacks and some folks in the South, the answer is yes.

Filed under:

Will these tent cities for homeless people be a model or a warning?

Cities across the West struggle with rising homelessness. The city of Missoula, Montana, is trying out a unique solution.

Filed under:

A race against time on the Bonneville Salt Flats

On the Bonneville Salt Flats, racing records have been set and reset. But all that while, the salt was disappearing.

Filed under:

After nearly 6 decades in the business, Donny Osmond isn’t done yet

The legendary crooner is about to begin a new residency in Las Vegas — this time without his sister. It’s got him thinking about all the different eras of his life.

Filed under:

The danger of bringing religious zeal to the political realm

In America today, many people treat politics, rather than religion, as the place to discover ultimate purpose and communion.

Filed under:

In Italy, Elder Rasband tells global faith leaders: ‘The world needs us’

The world needs religion to inspire and protect, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said at the G20 Interfaith Forum in Bologna, Italy.

Filed under:

How sports brought America together after the towers fell

Nobody would want to return to that day 20 years ago when airplanes were used as guided missiles, but we might want to return to the days and weeks that followed it.

He rescued victims at the Pentagon on 9/11. Then he had to survive PTSD

Filed under:

The education of Zach Wilson

For a fresh-faced kid from suburban Utah to win on the NFL’s biggest stage, he’ll need to draw on a lifetime of lessons.

Let joy lead: A recipe for life from the ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ guy 

Filed under:

5 moments from 9/11 that shouldn’t be forgotten

The terrorists tried to destroy us, but acts of kindness, teamwork bolstered us instead.

Filed under:

Governors in the pandemic: From heroes to villains

Governors once praised for their pandemic response are getting a more critical look.

Filed under:

The U.S. has terrible maternal mortality rates. Could midwives help?

Midwives who travel could give rural women a better birthing experience.

Filed under:

Do the Nextdoor app and security cameras really make us safer?

Thanks to social media, we know more than ever about local crime. But are we any safer?

Filed under:

Welcome to ‘woke’ university

Is illiberal campus activism redefining American values?

Filed under:

The power of praise

BYU researchers found teachers who employ a simple strategy see far less disruption — and kids get better grades.

Filed under:

How political candidates pick their campaign songs — and why it’s changed

What one study found about the presidential candidates’ music choices, and the difference between Democrats and Republicans.

Filed under:

Anatomy of a drought: How the West may change for decades to come

Lake Powell is becoming a puddle. Cities are running out of water. Record breaking heat, fallowed fields and yellow lawns. The 2021 drought in Utah and the West is historic — and there may be worse impacts to come in the future. Here’s why.

Filed under:

The rise and fall of the Trumpiest Never-Trumper

Steve Schmidt, co-founder of The Lincoln Project, sought to take down Donald Trump. But some believe he took himself down in the process.

Sen. Mitt Romney calls Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal the biggest ‘mess up’ in his lifetime

Opinion: Biden was either misled, or his generals are incompetent

Does your DNA explain how you parent?

Filed under:

Do parents prefer remote or in-office work?

The pandemic let families test-drive flexibility and now they want employers to pay attention.

The myths and hurdles keeping girls from getting enough physical activity

A feminist battle cry for some good ol’ fashioned gender roles

Filed under:

On gay rights, religious colleges face pressure from all directions

As support for gay rights grows, religious schools of all shapes and sizes face pressure to change policies on sexuality, gender and same-sex marriage.

Filed under:

Her journey from Cuban refugee to BYU grad to American judge

The Constitution is a covenant, says Denise Posse-Blanco Lindberg, who served as a judge for Utah’s Third District Court for 16 years.

Abandoned U.S. allies in Afghanistan detail heartbreaking stories

Is the Biden administration getting a pass because of Trump hate?

Filed under:

Pediatrics group says COVID-19 made this health problem worse

The American Academy of Pediatrics says doctors need to screen for a different set of symptoms associated with the coronavirus: mental and behavioral health problems.

Filed under:

People are quitting their jobs in record numbers. Why?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made seismic impacts to the work world, as employees are increasingly ready to say "I quit" and move on to new opportunities.

Filed under:

John Sullivan: Antifa, journalist or criminal? The story of the man who filmed Ashli Babbitt’s death

John Sullivan, a self-proclaimed "journalist-slash-activist," recorded 39 minutes of the Capitol attack on Jan. 6. It may get him sent to prison.

Filed under:

Do you really need that Cinnabon? Airports are set up to make you think so

Our personal indulgences at the airport aren’t a secret. They’re a design.

How the U.S. can protest the Beijing Olympics without boycotting the Games

Does it help or hurt animals when humans get up close and personal?

How this South Texas nun made her mark on the world

Filed under:

Should vaccine mandates include religious exemptions?

A recent court ruling will likely make it easier for people of faith to challenge vaccine mandates that don’t offer religious exemptions.

Filed under:

Why the COVID-19 debate has everything to do with politics, and nothing to do with health

The national conversation about the coronavirus shot seems to touch on everything but health.

Filed under:

Will the last public intellectual in America please turn out the lights?

An elegy for a shrinking class of thinkers.

Filed under:

A pandemic, a court ruling and a fancy dinner: A look at California’s wild recall election

Republican voters are more likely to go to the polls than Democrats to choose among 46 candidates vying to topple Democratic incumbent Gov. Gavin Newsom and take over the governor’s mansion for just one year before the next election.

Filed under:

Family, identity and one of the longest manhunts in U.S. history

Fifty years ago, a police shooting set in motion a decades-long chase across the American West.

Filed under:

How Border Patrol chaplains bring peace to a job of conflict

The Border Patrol chaplaincy program emerged in the late 1990s after the agency experienced an unprecedented number of line-of-duty deaths. It remains a critical service for an agency that has the highest rate of suicide in law enforcement.

In search of a level playing field. How male-to-female transgender athletes are impacting women’s sports

Filed under:

Golden eagles are dying. This unlikely partnership is trying to help

The golden eagle is in trouble and there is a group of hearty folks out there documenting those troubles and doing what they can to alleviate the problems. This matters to important military installations in Utah, which is funding an extensive western research effort. Here is what they are learning.

TikTok can now automatically remove nudity. Will other platforms follow suit?

How China became politicians’ favorite foreign threat