• Jazz interested in bringing Derrick Favors back

    Jazz interested in bringing Derrick Favors back
    Tony Jones: Derrick Favors is expected to have contact with the New Orleans Pelicans and the Utah Jazz as free agency opens, League Sources tell The Athletic. He also holds interest from other teams
  • Utah’s ski season opener eerie, epic under COVID-19 protocols

    Utah’s ski season opener eerie, epic under COVID-19 protocols
    Park City • The opening day of the 2020-21 ski season at Park City Mountain Resort got off to an eerie start for Graham Garland and his friends.The trio of snowboarders arrived at the resort 20 minutes before the lifts were scheduled to start turning and pulled right into a front-row spot just three cars down from the crosswalk to the main village. Equally as surreal, they walked right up to the lift — no waiting required.When they envisioned how riding would be different during the C
  • Jamelle Bouie: If Biden wants to be FDR, he needs the left

    Jamelle Bouie: If Biden wants to be FDR, he needs the left
    Not long before Election Day, Joe Biden traveled to Warm Springs, Georgia, to deliver a speech on the healing of America: “This place, Warm Springs, is a reminder that though broken, each of us can be healed. That as a people and a country, we can overcome a devastating virus. That we can heal a suffering world. That yes, we can restore our soul and save our country.”The location was intentional. Warm Springs is where Franklin Delano Roosevelt went to rest and recover, beginning in 1
  • NBA offseason central: Everything you need to know as free agency opens

    NBA offseason central: Everything you need to know as free agency opens
    FILE: From the draft Wednesday night to free agency opening Friday, it’s a busy week in the NBA offseason. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News The 2020 NBA “offseason” is officially here, even if it’s a few months later than expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Trades started happening Monday, with star players such as Chris Paul and Jrue Holiday getting moved. Wednesday is the annual draft, where the Utah Jazz have the 27th and 38th picks after sending the 23rd pick to t
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  • Heavy weekend delays expected on I-15 northbound in Sandy

    Heavy weekend delays expected on I-15 northbound in Sandy
    Heavy travel delays of 30 minutes or more are expected again this weekend on northbound Interstate 15 in Sandy.Crews will reduce the freeway to two northbound lanes between 11400 South and 9400 South from 9 p.m. on Saturday through 5 a.m. on Monday.That will allow bridge work at 10000 South (Sego Lily Drive). It is part of a project to widen I-15 from Bangerter Highway to 9400 South.UDOT is also constructing a collector-distributor system from 9400 South to I-215. The new collector/distributor s
  • Corner Canyon crushes Lone Peak, 45-7, to win state 6A football championship

    Corner Canyon crushes Lone Peak, 45-7, to win state 6A football championship
    Eagle Mountain • It was the Jaxson Dart and Noah Kjar show.The Corner Canyon High senior quarterback and receiver connected multiple times for touchdowns as the Chargers beat the Lone Peak Knights 45-7 towin the 6A state championship at Cedar Valley High. Corner Canyon has now won three consecutive state titles since 2018 — the last two in the6A classification.The Chargers built an early lead and never looked back. They put up 21points in the first quarter and didn’t allow
  • NBA trade central: Ricky Rubio headed back to Timberwolves, Enes Kanter returns to Blazers

    NBA trade central: Ricky Rubio headed back to Timberwolves, Enes Kanter returns to Blazers
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) brings the ball upcourt against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP) | AP For the first time since the 2019-2020 deadline in February, NBA trades can be made official as of Monday.
    Here’s a rundown of the deals involving more than just draft picks that have been reported.Portland Trail Blazers receive: E
  • NBA trade central: Delon Wright to Detroit in 3-team deal

    NBA trade central: Delon Wright to Detroit in 3-team deal
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) brings the ball upcourt against the Houston Rockets during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. | Kim Klement, Pool Photo via Associated Press For the first time since the 2019-2020 deadline in February, NBA trades can be made official as of Monday.
    Here’s a rundown of the deals involving more than just draft picks that have been reported.Detroit Pistons receive
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  • Heavy weekend delays expected on I-15 northbound in Sanday

    Heavy weekend delays expected on I-15 northbound in Sanday
    Heavy travel delays of 30 minutes or more are expected again this weekend on northbound Interstate 15 in Sandy.Crews will reduce the freeway to two northbound lanes between 11400 South and 9400 South from 9 p.m. on Saturday through 5 a.m. on Monday.That will allow bridge work at 10000 South (Sego Lily Drive). It is part of a project to widen I-15 from Bangerter Highway to 9400 South.UDOT is also constructing a collector-distributor system from 9400 South to I-215. The new collector/distributor s
  • ‘Dreamscapes’ art installation closing Nov. 29, to move into a bigger space in 2021

    ‘Dreamscapes’ art installation closing Nov. 29, to move into a bigger space in 2021
    The walk-through art installation “Dreamscapes” will end its current run at The Gateway on Thanksgiving weekend — but the dream isn’t ending, it’s just moving.“Dreamscapes” will open for the last time at 110 S. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City — in the space once filled by The Gap — on Sunday, Nov. 29.Artists will start work soon on the new “Dreamscapes” in a larger space, across the street at 111 S. Rio Grande, in the space that former
  • Romney vs. Chachi? Actor Scott Baio threatens to run against Utah senator in 2024 over Trump rebuke.

    Romney vs. Chachi? Actor Scott Baio threatens to run against Utah senator in 2024 over Trump rebuke.
    Chachi may love Joanie, but he certainly doesn’t feel that way about Sen. Mitt Romney.On Thursday, Romney ripped President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the results of the presidential election, saying he could not “imagine a worse, more undemocratic action by a sitting president.” Romney also said Trump failed to make his case that the election was fraudulent.pic.twitter.com/S3kFsIRGmi— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) November 20, 2020Romney’s rebuke of Trump
  • Raptors denied permission to play in Canada, head to Tampa

    Raptors denied permission to play in Canada, head to Tampa
    Toronto • The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions the Canadian government has put in place stemming from the pandemic. The Raptors had been looking at other sites for several weeks, including Sunrise, Florida, the home of the NHL’s Florida Panthers. But with NBA training camp less than two weeks away and a season starting on Dec. 22, the Raptors were pressed to make a final decision.Instead, they will play home games a
  • Rich Lowry: Trump’s ugly exit from the White House

    Rich Lowry: Trump’s ugly exit from the White House
    No one expected Donald Trump to handle a defeat in the 2020 election well.It was predictable he’d deny that he really lost and allege the vote was rigged, that he’d tweet wild and misleading things, and that he’d lash out in absurd and sophomoric ways.All that was inevitable. What’s been more disturbing is how far he and his allies have been willing to push it, not content only to delegitimize the election, but actively seeking to invalidate it.This was the vista opened b
  • BJ Stringham: A Utah businessman’s reminder of empathy

    BJ Stringham: A Utah businessman’s reminder of empathy
    At 2 a.m. on Halloween morning, a man in some distressed state threw a rock through the front door of a menswear shop that I own in downtown Salt Lake City. He was in and out of our store within 30 seconds (which proves my theory that men hate to shop).As I pulled up to our shop in the cold darkness, I was overwhelmed with emotions. Somehow the shattered glass felt like a personal attack — and it saddened me. But as I viewed the video surveillance, I realized this was not an attack. This w
  • Utah sees another 4,588 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths Friday

    Utah sees another 4,588 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths Friday
    Editor’s note: The Salt Lake Tribune is providing free access to critical stories about the coronavirus. Sign up for our Top Stories newsletter, sent to your inbox every weekday morning. To support journalism like this, please donate or become a subscriber.Utah broke another single-day record in COVID-19 cases, with 4,588 positive tests Friday — and reported another 17 Utahns have died from the virus.For the past week, the state has averaged 3,331 new positive test results a day, the
  • American skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin to start 1st in comeback race after 10 months

    American skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin to start 1st in comeback race after 10 months
    Levi, Finland • Ending her 10 month break from racing, Mikaela Shiffrin is set to go first in the World Cup slalom on Saturday, while the Sweden team has gone into quarantine and will miss both races this weekend.According to the official start list released by FIS on Friday, Shiffrin was given No. 1 during the bib draw for the slalom season opener.Another women’s slalom on the Black Levi course is scheduled for Sunday.Shiffrin, a double Olympic and three-time overall World Cup champi
  • Max deals expected for Anthony Davis, Brandon Ingram, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell

    Max deals expected for Anthony Davis, Brandon Ingram, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell
    Marc Stein: Various teams project these players to land max contracts after free agency begins tonight in 3+ hours: *Pelicans restricted free agent Brandon Ingram *Max extensions for Boston’s Jayson Tatum and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell from the draft class of 2017 *The Lakers’ Anthony Davis
  • Mitt Romney’s inspirations for bucking his party: his dad and his Black grandson

    Mitt Romney’s inspirations for bucking his party: his dad and his Black grandson
    Mitt Romney is once again showing himself to be a GOP maverick, this week calling the president’s efforts to overturn election results “undemocratic” while most of his Republican colleagues stay aboard the Trump train.It wasn’t a big surprise given his earlier vote as the only Republican senator to support the impeachment of Trump. Also, Romney broke with most in his party to joina Black Lives Matter march this summer in Washington.Romney now says that two of his family m
  • Weekly Run newsletter: The agony and ecstasy of the NBA’s free agency season

    Weekly Run newsletter: The agony and ecstasy of the NBA’s free agency season
    The Weekly Run is a newsletter about the Utah Jazz. Not a subscriber? Sign up here.Ever since the NBA Draft and free agency became big deals, I’ve loved those particular components of the season. When I play NBA2K with my son, we most enjoy not the games themselves, but the GM function where we can tear down and rebuild various franchises.In real life, this portion of the season holds the promise of newness, of change, of improving, of righting past wrongs.Of course, it also holds the pote
  • Weber County Jail inmate reportedly died by suicide

    Weber County Jail inmate reportedly died by suicide
    Editor’s note: This story discusses suicide. If you or people you know are at risk of self-harm, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24-hour support at 1-800-273-8255.An inmate at the Weber County Jail died by suicide Thursday night, the sheriff’s office announced.The man, whose name hasn’t been released, was found hanging in his cell around 11 p.m., the sheriff’s office said. Staff reported they checked on him 30 minutes before he was found dead and that he
  • LDS Church President Russell Nelson prescribes ‘healing power of gratitude’ amid pandemic

    LDS Church President Russell Nelson prescribes ‘healing power of gratitude’ amid pandemic
    Proclaiming himself “a man of science and a man of faith,” Russell M. Nelson, the pioneering heart surgeon who now leads The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a spiritual remedy Friday for today’s pandemic-plagued and troubled times.“It’s one that seems surprising and flies in the face of our natural intuition,” he said in the 11-minute video posted on social media. ”I am referring to the healing power of gratitude.”Nelson —
  • Burgess Owens says Trump will ‘do the right thing,’ after an investigation

    Burgess Owens says Trump will ‘do the right thing,’ after an investigation
    Burgess Owens, who won the race in Utah’s 4th Congressional District, believes President Donald Trump will accept the results of the election if his claims of widespread voter fraud don’t bear fruit, but he believes that the issue deserves a thorough investigation.“I have no doubt President Trump would do the right thing when everything is certified and the legal process has been exhausted,” said Owens, during a Thursday interview with Fox Business Channel’s Neil Ca
  • Utah’s unemployment dropped to 4.1% in October, almost half the national rate

    Utah’s unemployment dropped to 4.1% in October, almost half the national rate
    Utah’s unemployment rate dropped in October to 4.1%, its lowest level since the pandemic began.The state had reached that same level in August, according to data from the Labor Department — only to jump to 5% in September as more residents left jobless rolls and searched for work, before settling back to 4.1% again last month.The U.S jobless rate for October also fell, from 7.9% to 6.9%, the Labor Department said.The latest numbers indicate some 67,200 Utahns remained unemployed as o
  • Utah’s two incoming Congress members begin their transition

    Utah’s two incoming Congress members begin their transition
    In the classic movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” a young Jimmy Stewart portrays a just-appointed U.S. senator who is exuberant as he arrives and exclaims, “Look at the Capitol dome — It’s all lighted up.”Utah Rep.-elect Blake Moore, 40, who even looks a bit like the young Stewart, sometimes found himself acting like that during a week of “freshman orientation” for newly elected members of Congress. And fellow GOP Rep.-elect Burgess Owens also a
  • Heading home for Thanksgiving? Get a coronavirus test, colleges say.

    Heading home for Thanksgiving? Get a coronavirus test, colleges say.
    Salt Lake City • As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to try to keep infections from spreading further as the coronavirus surges across the U.S.Thousands of cases have been connected to campuses since some colleges reopened this fall, forcing students to quarantine in dorms and shifting classes online. Now, many students are heading home for Thanksgiving, raising the risk of the virus spreading among family, friends an
  • Utah football is up to its third different season-opening opponent — and the foe keeps getting tougher

    Utah football is up to its third different season-opening opponent — and the foe keeps getting tougher
    The University of Utah football team has had season openers cancelled in consecutive weeks, so on Saturday, the Utes will again attempt to open their 2020 campaign, this time against 20th-ranked USC at Rice-Eccles Stadium.In a year full of oddities, thanks in large part to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one weird factor with the Utes is that their season-opening opponent keeps getting tougher.Sight unseen, with nine new defensive starters, a new quarterback, and a stable of new running backs, Ut
  • Police say West Jordan homicide was a setup

    Police say West Jordan homicide was a setup
    Investigators believe the girlfriend of a man who was killed Thursday in West Jordan set up the meeting between her boyfriend and the alleged shooter “with the intent to use premeditated violence,” court documents say.That woman, 20, and the alleged shooter, an 18-year-old man, were booked into jail Friday on suspicion of multiple crimes, including first-degree felony counts of homicide and robbery.Police said that the victim, Raymond E. Ortiz, 39, parked his van near the intersectio
  • Utah football is up to its third different season-opening opponent — and the opponent keeps getting tougher

    Utah football is up to its third different season-opening opponent — and the opponent keeps getting tougher
    The University of Utah football team has had season openers cancelled in consecutive weeks, so on Saturday, the Utes will again attempt to open their 2020 campaign, this time against 20th-ranked USC at Rice-Eccles Stadium.In a year full of oddities, thanks in large part to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one weird factor with the Utes is that their season-opening opponent keeps getting tougher.Sight unseen, with nine new defensive starters, a new quarterback, and a stable of new running backs, Ut
  • Utah songwriter brings ‘Forgotten Carols’ to movie screens, after 29 years of live shows and rewrites

    Utah songwriter brings ‘Forgotten Carols’ to movie screens, after 29 years of live shows and rewrites
    About a week ago, Michael McLean finally got to watch “The Forgotten Carols.”McLean has performed the play, based on the book and songs he wrote, hundreds of times over the last three decades, taking it on the road every December for devoted fans in Utah and across the country.For every performance, though — first as a one-man show, then as a concert-like performance and eventually as a fully realized play — he’s been on the stage, never in the seats.“There wa
  • Aaliyah Alberts: Market-based solutions won’t address climate change

    Aaliyah Alberts: Market-based solutions won’t address climate change
    Earlier in October, more than 100 leaders of different political ideals came together to sign the Utah Climate and Clean Air Compact. While it is great to see leaders come together in support of fighting climate change, I do not think that the compact goes far enough.It is centered around seven key milestones to assist legislators when drafting climate policies, as well as calling upon community leaders to “act as responsible stewards of the environment and address a wide range of climate
  • New train and gondola will be studied as solutions to Little Cottonwood Canyon congestion

    New train and gondola will be studied as solutions to Little Cottonwood Canyon congestion
    Because of public feedback, two additional alternatives will now be studied as possible solutions to traffic congestion in Little Cottonwood Canyon: a new cog rail line plus a longer version of a proposed gondola that would begin in the valley below the mouth of the canyon.The cog rail — a diesel-powered train with a cogwheel on the track beneath it to provide traction on steep slopes — would offer trains every 15 minutes and cost an estimated $1.05 billion. The new version of the go
  • Donny Osmond will return to Las Vegas — without Marie

    Donny Osmond will return to Las Vegas — without Marie
    A year after Donny and Marie Osmond ended their 11-year run in Las Vegas, Donny has announced he’s heading back there — this time as a solo act. The Utah native will launch a “multi-year residency” at Harrah’s Las Vegas on Aug. 31, 2021.“Las Vegas has been great to me and my family and in many ways, so this feels like a homecoming,” Osmond said in a statement. “I am incredibly excited to return to the entertainment capital of the world for my own s
  • Trump targets Michigan in his ploy to subvert vote

    Trump targets Michigan in his ploy to subvert vote
    President Donald Trump on Thursday accelerated his efforts to interfere in the nation’s electoral process, taking the extraordinary step of reaching out directly to Republican state legislators from Michigan and inviting them to the White House on Friday for discussions as the state prepares to certify President-elect Joe Biden the winner there.For Trump and his Republican allies, Michigan has become the prime target in their campaign to subvert the will of voters backing Biden in the rece
  • Germany marks 75th anniversary of landmark Nuremberg trials

    Germany marks 75th anniversary of landmark Nuremberg trials
    Berlin • Seventy-five years ago, the dock of Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice was packed with some of the most nefarious figures of the 20th Century: Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and 18 other high-ranking Nazis.They weren’t yet known as war criminals — it was a charge that didn’t exist until the Nuremberg trials began on Nov. 20, 1945, in what is now seen as the birthplace of a new era of international law.The proceedings broke new g
  • Marina Gomberg: How Broadway’s Heidi Schreck finds hope in exploring our flawed Constitution and her dark moments

    Marina Gomberg: How Broadway’s Heidi Schreck finds hope in exploring our flawed Constitution and her dark moments
    It was the moment she sexualized the U.S. Constitution that I knew I liked Heidi Schreck, writer and star of the Broadway play and now Amazon Prime show, “What the Constitution Means to Me.”She plays her 15 year-old self who travels the country earning money for college by winning debate tournaments about the Constitution, which she gutteraly refers to as a “living, warm-blooded, steamy document.”My respect for that depth of weird knows no bounds.She says, in the play, th
  • Robert Kirby: I would have loved online school

    Robert Kirby: I would have loved online school
    My grandson was staring at the screen on his laptop when I interrupted and asked how he liked online school? His answer broke my heart.“I don’t. It’s boring.”He missed the personal association with his peers, direct contact with the teacher, school activities and more. All of these were unavailable online.“It just isn’t the same,” he added.Turns out, all of the things he misses about school were the reasons why school was insufferable to me, and why I wo
  • Johnny Trang: Medical students are training for the next pandemic

    Johnny Trang: Medical students are training for the next pandemic
    I lost my dad on Oct. 13, 2009. His death certificate listed “H1N1-like viral infection” and acute respiratory distress syndrome, which is a kind way to say his lungs filled with blood and he couldn’t breathe.I saw the paramedics try to work on him, but the look on their faces and how slow they were moving told me that there was nothing more to be done. After some time, this experience and my dad’s remembrance as a person, I wanted to help others and serve my community.I
  • Myron Willson and Turner Bitton: Pitch for ‘smart sprawl’ ignores several facts

    Myron Willson and Turner Bitton: Pitch for ‘smart sprawl’ ignores several facts
    A recent presentation at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox and reported on by The Salt Lake Tribune suggested that increasing sprawl and low-density development was preferable to smart growth within urban areas to help prevent spread of disease and to support economic opportunity.There were many unsupported assumptions scattered throughout the presentation that require much more research to verify before we adopt them as facts. A quick highlight includes:They ass
  • Two Utahns and their dogs join a race around the world for big bucks in Amazon’s ‘The Pack’

    Two Utahns and their dogs join a race around the world for big bucks in Amazon’s ‘The Pack’
    Imagine flying around the world — Central America, Europe, Utah — visiting fabulous locations, taking on challenges and competing for a $500,000 prize. And then imagine doing it with your dog.That’s what a dozen lucky humans and their canine companions do in the new Amazon Prime series “The Pack,” which is both familiar and unlike anything we’ve seen before. It is, essentially, “The Amazing Race” with dogs, but there’s more to it than that.Ut
  • The Piano Guys, Utah’s viral-video classical-pop group, marks 10 years with a new album

    The Piano Guys, Utah’s viral-video classical-pop group, marks 10 years with a new album
    The Piano Guys learned a lesson in 2020: Be careful what you wish for.“True story: In 2019, we told our booking agent we wanted to take a year off touring in 2020 to focus on music production,” Jon Schmidt, pianist/songwriter of the Utah-based instrumental quartet, said this week in an email interview.The COVID-19 pandemic took care of that, though Schmidt said, “now we are ready to get out touring again, so hurry up, vaccine!”The quartet — which started in St. Geor
  • Scott D. Pierce: ‘Big Bang’ star is back in dark comedy/thriller about a bloody murder

    Scott D. Pierce: ‘Big Bang’ star is back in dark comedy/thriller about a bloody murder
    Kaley Cuoco knew very quickly that she wanted to play “The Flight Attendant” — a seriously messed up young woman who wakes up next to a dead man.How quickly? All it took was reading “one little snippet” about the book on Amazon and the former “Big Bang Theory” star was hooked.“It just was one sentence and I got, like, this weird chill,” Cuoco said. “And I called my team and said, ‘Hey, I’d love to look at the rights to this
  • Letter: The buffoonery of Burgess Owens

    Letter: The buffoonery of Burgess Owens
    Yes, our family is disappointed in the outcome of the election in the 4th Congressional District. However, on top of our sadness at now having a representative who can’t tell the difference between a democratic government such as Canada’s, the U.K.’s, Australia’s, New Zealand’s, Japan’s, Israel’s, Switzerland’s, France’s, Germany’s, Belgium’s, etc., etc., etc., versus communist governments such as those in China and the former USS
  • Letter: Stop the gerrymandering

    Letter: Stop the gerrymandering
    Democrat Ben McAdams has graciously conceded the 4th District race, leaving Utah with 100% Republican representation in the U.S. House and Senate. This is the result, despite the fact that over 500,000 (out of 1.4 million) voters selected a Democrat for the House of Representatives. Democrats received 35% of the votes for the House of Representatives, but ended up with 0% representation. Is this fair? Why did this happen?I suggest that this is not fair. If we want to unify as a nation, the major
  • Letter: Don’t reward selfish behavior

    Letter: Don’t reward selfish behavior
    When anti-mask protesters recently gathered at the home of Utah’s lieutenant governor (and governor-elect) Spencer Cox, he shared a picture of cookies and hot chocolate, along with the following caption: “Never dreamed I would have protestors at my home in Fairview. But we don’t get many visitors, so if you make the long drive, the least we can do is make you cookies and hot chocolate. I’m glad I got a chance to tell them I love them even if we disagree on masks.” T
  • Sources: Jazz Trade Ed Davis to Knicks

    Sources: Jazz Trade Ed Davis to Knicks
    The Utah Jazz have an agreement to trade Ed Davis to the New York Knicks, League Sources tell The Athletic The Utah Jazz have an agreement to trade Ed Davis to the New York Knicks, League Sources tell The Athletic — Tony Jones (@Tjonesonthenba) November 19, 2020 Source: Tony Jones on Twitter The Utah Jazz […]
  • Mitt Romney calls Trump’s actions ‘undemocratic,’ while the Utah GOP stands with the president

    Mitt Romney calls Trump’s actions ‘undemocratic,’ while the Utah GOP stands with the president
    The Utah Republican Party announced Thursday that it backs President Donald Trump in his quest to investigate allegations of fraud and irregularities in the election that has been called in favor of President-elect Joe Biden. Hours later, Sen. Mitt Romney released a harsh statement condemning the president’s actions.Trump has refused to concede, instead insisting Biden only won because of fraud. There is no evidence that widespread fraud occurred in the presidential election.“Preside
  • Bret Stephens: Groupthink has blinded the left

    Bret Stephens: Groupthink has blinded the left
    This year, several high-profile writers have left left-leaning publications after running afoul of what they describe as a pervasive culture of censoriousness, groupthink and intellectual-risk aversion. This month, Donald Trump once again stunned much of the liberal establishment by dramatically beating polling expectations to come within about 80,000 votes of another Electoral College victory.It’s worth asking whether there’s a connection between the two — that is, between the
  • Mitt Romney slams Trump, while Utah Republican Party says it stands with the president

    Mitt Romney slams Trump, while Utah Republican Party says it stands with the president
    The Utah Republican Party announced Thursday that it backs President Donald Trump in his quest to investigate allegations of fraud and irregularities in the election that has been called in favor of President-elect Joe Biden. Hours later, Sen. Mitt Romney released a harsh statement condemning the president’s actions.Trump has refused to concede, instead insisting Biden only won because of fraud. There is no evidence that widespread fraud occurred in the presidential election.“Preside
  • ‘I want to help that team win a championship’: Sam Merrill excited to contribute to Milwaukee Bucks after getting drafted

    ‘I want to help that team win a championship’: Sam Merrill excited to contribute to Milwaukee Bucks after getting drafted
    Utah State’s Sam Merrill plays against San Diego State during an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference men’s tournament championship Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Las Vegas.| Isaac Brekken, Associated Press Even as the 2020 NBA draft wound down Wednesday night, Sam Merrill behaved like Sam Merrill: calm, cool and collected, and confident that he would come through in the clutch.
    Then again, the former Utah State and Bountiful High star did have the luxury of som
  • Former USU star Sam Merrill excited to help Milwaukee Bucks ‘win a championship’

    Former USU star Sam Merrill excited to help Milwaukee Bucks ‘win a championship’
    Utah State’s Sam Merrill plays against San Diego State during an NCAA college basketball game for the Mountain West Conference men’s tournament championship Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Las Vegas.| Isaac Brekken, Associated Press Even as the 2020 NBA draft wound down Wednesday night, Sam Merrill behaved like Sam Merrill: calm, cool and collected, and confident that he would come through in the clutch.
    Then again, the former Utah State and Bountiful High star did have the luxury of som

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