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Intelligence Squared Debates: Can Employers and Schools Require Vaccines?

As more and more Americans become vaccinated, schools, employers, and health care facilities are facing a tough decision: Will they require students,

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Changing Your Mind

How do you know that you’re right? Modern business, politics, and even culture, tend to favor strident opinions and decisive action. To

An alleged ‘Back the Blue’ hate crime, a bias settlement and police shootings

Garfield County prosecutors charge a woman with a hate crime for destroying a “Back the Blue” sign. Murray pays $152,000 to settle a lawsuit by a

The Pulse – Destination Mars

Humans have been obsessed with Mars from a distance for thousands of years. At first, maybe it was the fact that Mars

Women’s equality in Utah, Spencer Cox’s bipartisan play, and the rising Delta variant

How the data on women’s equality in Utah has — and hasn’t — changed through the years. Gov. Spencer Cox joins President Joe Biden’s Council

Extreme Heat: The Silent Killer

Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard in the U.S., wreaking quiet havoc on the health and economic well-being

Fireworks plea, eviction dispute and vaccines in verse

State and local leaders plead with Utahns not to light personal fireworks as an extreme drought persists and the promise of a terrible wildfire

Object of Sound: This Summer of Live Music

 Join host Hanif Abdurraqib for a special episode of Object of Sound from PRX and Sonos exploring the complex and exciting promise

Romney’s infrastructure deal, Curtis’ climate caucus and fireworks bans

Sen. Mitt Romney is part of a bipartisan group to strike a $579 billion deal on infrastructure spending. Rep. John Curtis helps launch the Conservative Climate

Colorado River Reckoning: Drought, Climate and Equal Access

The Colorado River supplies water to more than 40 million people across seven states. Current projections indicate that this summer, Lake Mead