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2013: Rich got richer, poor got poorer and Congress did nothing

12/23/2013 12:27pm
Takeaways from 2013: The rich got richer, the poor got poorer; gays got married. The NSA knows everything; Obamacare needs critical care; Washington failed to get much done; and Congress rates lower than cockroaches.

Failure and success for Obama: Poll offers clues

12/23/2013 2:34pm
Is it President Barack Obama's biggest failure or achievement? The Affordable Care Act aims to help millions of Americans, many of them poor, obtain health insurance. But one poll released on Monday indicates a popular split on how it should be viewed so far.

UTOPIA courts potential investor

12/23/2013 4:10pm
A potential partnership with an Australian investor would allow UTOPIA to finishing making 153,000 connections in 11 cities and place responsibility for future debt on the investor.

New A.G. Sean Reyes pledges to 'raise the bar'

12/23/2013 6:59pm
Sean Reyes is the next attorney general for the state of Utah. The announcement was made Monday by Gov. Gary Herbert. His appointment will likely be finalized in the next few weeks.

Hundreds of same-sex couples wed; some Utah counties refuse to issue licenses

12/23/2013 11:25pm
Hundreds of same-sex couples waited for hours at the Salt Lake County Clerk's Office in a race against the clock Monday as the state's efforts threatened to close an unexpected window allowing them to marry in Utah. But some counties in the state declined to issue any marriage licenses