Utah

8.30.19

6 States Are Now Rejecting Federal Money Because of Trump's Abortion 'Gag Rule'

The money once funded some 4,000 U.S. clinics offering services like STI testing, cancer screenings, and birth control.

12.17.18

Utah is ringing in the New Year with the strictest drunk-driving law in the country

The state becomes the first to adopt the lower blood-alcohol level long recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board

12.10.18

A Potluck Invitation Left 25,000 State Workers Stuck in Reply-All Email Hell

After someone accidentally sent it to almost every government employee in Utah.

11.7.18

Everybody Loves Weed, Midterms Suggest

During a bitterly divided election, red states and blue states both embraced cannabis measures.

10.24.18

Watch a Utah Lawmaker Try Weed for the First Time in a Parking Lot

Ahead of a vote to legalize medical weed in Utah, Jim Dabakis wanted to show his colleagues that getting stoned isn't that big of a deal.

10.5.18

Anti-Capitalist Toddler Shreds $1,000 of Parents' Cash

Welcome to the resistance, child.

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8.30.18

Utah Annually Bombs Its Lakes With Baby Fish Dropped From a Plane

Biologists just blessed the internet with this incredible video.

8.23.18

How Utah's Old-School Liquor Laws Forced Bartenders to Get Creative

America's driest state is a breeding ground for inventive cocktails reimagined out of necessity.

6.13.18

Soda Company Founder Insists That His 'Not See Kola' Has Nothing to Do With Nazis

Disregard the Reichsadler on the label.

5.7.18

“Free-range” parents are fighting for their kids to walk home from school alone

Proponents of "free-range parenting" argue that as the world has gotten safer, kids are no longer allowed to just be kids.

4.2.18

A Lot of People Are Creeped Out by Walmart's Ad for 'Funeral Potatoes'

If you're not from Utah or the Midwest, you might not be familiar with the cheesy potato dish you eat when someone dies.

3.28.18

Utah Doom Duo Eagle Twin Are Apocalyptic Mythmakers

Stream the SLC doomsayers' new album, 'The Thundering Heard,' and dig into its naturalistic, literary-inspired mythos.

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