A judge has sentenced internet entrepreneur Jeremy Johnson to 11 years in federal prison. A Jury convicted Johnson in March of providing false information to a bank in connection with his online marketing company in St. George.
A state appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmental groups who were trying to block plans for Utah’s first nuclear power plant. Now one of those environmental groups is challenging the nuclear company’s plan to move forward.
Senator Mike Lee is hosting a field hearing in southeastern Utah today on the proposed Bears Ears National Monument, and Congressman Rob Bishop and Governor Gary Herbert are scheduled to testify. They oppose a tribal coalition's proposal to create the monument here, and they want to persuade the Obama administration that Utah doesn’t want it. But U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell heard different views when she visited the area earlier this month. KUER's Judy Fahys caught up with her after a listening session as members of the tribal coalition gathered in a meadow below Bears Ears Buttes.
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association, is perhaps the only Utahn to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. She told the crowd America’s educators are with Hillary Clinton.
History was made at the Democratic National Convention this past week. Hillary Clinton, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. party, is officially embarking an unprecedented American political campaign.
We asked women — as young as 4 and as old 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision. Listen:
In Rwanda, some consider feminism a dirty word, says NPR's Gregory Warner in his Invisibilia podcast. It's shorthand for too aggressive, too liberated, too selfish. Yet women in Rwanda hold 64 percent of the seats in parliament — more than any other country.