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Labor icon Joe Hill's execution examined 100 years later

The case is a staple in many Utah history classes: In 1914 labor activist Joe Hill was arrested, tried and convicted for the murder of a retired policeman and...


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Black and White

Thump tak! A short pause. Thump tak! The red light shifts from left to right as speed chess players move their piece and quickly hit the timer to switch the...


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Slavery taints global supply of seafood

BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of...


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Learning to fly

Eyes light up, smiles brighten and bodies perk up to an alert posture as cheerleaders are called to attention. "Five, six, seven, eight," Extreme Athletics Coach...


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The forgotten Alamo: Monument faded by neglect

AUSTIN — Limestone is missing from the facade, tree roots push up through sidewalks and windowsills are rotting on the only building generations of Texans...


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