What’s in the stopgap bill?

Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, Aug. 12, 2022. Patrick Semansky, Associated Press On Tuesday night, the U.S. Senate passed a stopgap bill in order to avoid a government shutdown this weekend, funding the government through Dec. 16. The bill still has legislative steps to go...

Are Utahns concerned about getting COVID-19? See what a new poll says

In a scene that wouldn’t have been possible a few years ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a packed student fan section of the Utah Utes boo and question the officials after a play against San Diego State in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. Ben B....

EU looks to Russia energy stand off amidst the pipeline leakage

Two natural gas pipelines have leaks after a large disturbance or possible sabotage took place off the coast of the Danish island of Bornholm on Tuesday. Danish Defense Command, Associated Press Energy companies have started increasing their security plans and the European Union warns it will be taking other...

What has the drought uncovered in dwindling Lake Mead?

A buoy sits high and dry on cracked earth previously under the waters of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Boulder City, Nevada, on June 28, 2022. John Locher, Associated Press The shrinking waters of Lake Mead are giving up her dead. It is more...

Why voters really aren’t as polarized as they seem

Doug Wilks, executive editor of the Deseret News, left, moderates a panel with Paul Carrese, Jack McCain, Sybil Francis and Lea Marquez Peterson at the Deseret News Elevate forum in Phoenix on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Blake Wilson, BW Creative Voters aren’t as divided as it seems, but it...