Topic: Salt Lake City
After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill to limit collective bargaining for many public unions, efforts are afoot to recall 16 state senators – eight from each party – by the summer.
03/14/2011 09:26 pm
From the Middle East to the Ivy League, the practice of politics is about striking a balance between principle and practicality.
03/07/2011 07:49 am
At 8.9 percent, unemployment is still high. But in some industries, jobs are available with no skilled workers to fill them.
03/04/2011 12:07 pm
Mysteriously swelling Yellowstone supervolcano 'not a portent of doom,' finds mostly reassuring study
For reasons that are not clear, the huge volcano under Yellowstone National Park has been rising at an unprecedented rate during the past several years. But that doesn't necessarily mean that a massive, doomsday eruption is about to happen, finds a study that manages to put everyone at ease, more or less.
02/09/2011 03:51 pm
New York City lawmakers voted Feb. 2, 2011 to ban smoking outdoors in public parks, public beaches, and even Times Square. The Big Apple is the latest major US city to prohibit smoking in parks and other public spaces, adopting laws that are tougher than its home state's. Such laws are a boon to public health and reduce litter in urban parks, say supporters. Critics say they are yet another instance of "big government" encroachment on personal freedoms and are almost impossible to enforce. In all, almost 500 cities, counties, and towns have banned smoking in public parks. Here are five big cities that have done so.
02/03/2011 05:44 pm
Oprah launched her documentary film club and Belafonte carries on his social activism full tilt at the Sundance Film Festival, which was abuzz with talk about the digital future of film as much as the indie films themselves.
01/28/2011 01:57 pm
Several movements are afoot to oust Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik. He ignited a national firestorm after the Arizona shooting with comments about political rancor.
01/28/2011 01:43 pm
Pre-existing conditions and small business owners feature the White House's weapon of choice in the fight against health care reform repeal efforts: webcasts.
01/19/2011 01:09 pm
In Pictures Winter storm: Northeast braces for snow
In Pictures Taking office 2011