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National Commentary

Why are so many millennials still in the basement?

How much do millennials love their parents? Do they enjoy basements? These are not questions that a new Pew Research Center report seeks to answer. But it may shed...


National Commentary

I just binge-read 8 books by Donald Trump. Here's what I learned.

Sitting down with the collected works of Donald J. Trump is unlike any literary experience I’ve ever had or could ever imagine. I spent this past week reading...


National Commentary

Put presidential candidates in crisis simulations

Every election year, our potential commanders in chief spend hours — days, really — preparing for the debates. They practice their comebacks and refine...


Standard Deviations

'Lion-killing dentist' more evil than Obama?

Sheesh. You kill one lousy celebrity lion and you’re branded a lion killer for the rest of your life. I’ve been fascinated by this story about the...


Guest Commentary

Turkey’s pivotal role in ISIS battle — and beyond

Turkey has shifted significantly in the war against ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria), and is now striking the enemy directly and permitting the...




National Commentary

China's market intervention

Having put their credibility on the line by propping up the stock market, Chinese officials may now think they have little choice but to keep pouring resources into...


Guest Commentary

Compound drugs fleece TRICARE

Dodgy companies peddling pricey compound pharmaceuticals have fleeced the TRICARE program so severely this year, before tougher screening procedures took effect May...


Letters

The generosity of the people of Utah

Editor, Two articles caught my eye in today's news. The first being the outpouring of love toward the Taylor family. Keyera reaching out when needed and then...


Letters

Vacation rentals are crime magnets

Editor, The destructive impact of vacation rentals are numerous. The one that is impossible to regulate is the fact that they are targets for burglaries and home...


Letters

Column on Jenner was hateful

Editor, Jim Burton's hateful column “Did ESPN exploit the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner situation? (July 30) is a cleverly disguised attack on equality and...


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