On the night of the 2012 presidential election, knowing that Obama had prevailed over Romney, I packed my things and left home the next morning for a week-long road trip to Salt Lake City. Several decades had passed since I'd lived in Utah. I imagined that things had changed.
An organization that started as one Utah couple making hand-carved wooden toys in their garage for their grandchildren has now grown to make and provide toy cars to over one million children across the globe.
Enforcement-only policies drive immigrants underground, where they're not only susceptible to hardened criminal elements but also powerless in improving their neighborhoods and partnering with schools in the educational lives of their children. In other words, enforcement-only policies are imprudent.
I keep waiting for a candidate to actually talk about the lifesaving significance of safe, legal, accessible abortion. But what I hear instead are scripted responses that completely and carefully ignore the messy reality of women's lives.
After forty years of standing up for nature, forty years of progress, Robert Redford still looking forward. Still focused on the work we have to do. Still driven by that same passion that first stirred him as a boy in the Texas hills.
If you've ever visited one of these remote and rugged places, you can't help but wonder about the people who came to seek their fortunes and created these towns.
Up here at altitude you can not only see the late autumn, you can feel it, too. It wasn't at all like Lake Tahoe, where summer still seemed to be raging as we drove the winding road from our mountain chalet.
In celebration of the new season of fall television, we ran the numbers to find out what kind of vacation some of our favorite characters could afford to take if they spent six percent of their fictional salaries on travel.
We're all afraid of something -- and with good reason. Sharks bite. When you climb high you can fall. Speeding sometimes ends with a crash.
Rocking violinist Lindsey Stirling tore up the What's Trending studio with her live performance of original song, "Electric Daisy Violin."
Over 100 years ago, Americans began to celebrate Labor Day to honor our nation's working people and the prosperity they contribute to society. Unfortunately, the many labor rights we take for granted today are at risk due to policies that make working people more vulnerable.
I grabbed hold of the first set of chains and completely froze.
How much privacy are we willing to give up ensuring our safety against possible terrorist attacks? Do we have a choice or has this line already been crossed?
Recently, as General Motors and Walgreens announced they were quitting the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC members were meeting at a "five diamond" hotel in Salt Lake City to discuss how tobacco can cure smoking.
I asked Stephen Covey which one of his famous seven habits meant the most to him personally, after 30 years of teaching and developing them?
In grad school, whenever I needed to clear my head, I'd get in my car and drive. It was, as most lovers of the open road will agree, a sensual experi...