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COVID test draws scrutiny, inland port OKs budget, and cellphone records

The big boost a small, unproven Salt Lake City company got from the pandemic, and why the Securities and Exchange Commission began inquiries.

Humankind: The Freed People

Written and produced by David Freudberg, this one-hour documentary examines a time when the United States faced an unprecedented refugee crisis: 4

Latest on monuments, Becky Edwards blasts Mike Lee, and renter woes

Utah’s members of Congress ask to meet with President Joe Biden before he takes action on national monuments. Senate hopeful Becky Edwards charts a moderate

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: Is Taiwan Indefensible

The fate of Taiwan is uncertain. As a revanchist China builds up forces near the island, the Biden administration is warning Beijing

Rep. Blake Moore on the Capitol siege, the Utah Jazz in the playoffs and the importance of Pride

A freshman Republican congressman answers a barrage of questions from constituents about his vote for a commission to investigate the U.S. Capitol attack.

Climate One: Journey of a Former Coal Miner

What motivates the activists? Grassroots activism can take many forms, from protests to letter-writing to citizen science to community organizing. But these

Utah’s drought, drilling near a dinosaur wonderland, and police reforms

Drought strains Utah’s water supplies and the dry conditions mean a severe (and expensive) fire season may be coming. Conservationists object to proposed exploratory drilling near the

KCPW Presents: “Crushed”

Cheating has a ripple effect. And in baseball’s steroid era, the lies and rule breaking extended far beyond the stars that sparked

Guns, masks, racial issues and the Jazz’s playoff prospects

Utah lawmakers meet in a special session to allocate federal coronavirus relief funds — but guns, masks and critical race theory end up on the agenda

Vaccine incentives, jobless benefits and restaurant rules

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says he’s exploring the idea of paying residents to get vaccinated. Meanwhile, he is canceling coronavirus-related unemployment payments. And Utah restaurants and