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Utah enacts social media measures to protect minors online

The two regulations come as parents and lawmakers are concerned over social media use and mental health.

Utah passes bill banning transgender youth from receiving gender-affirming health care

The bill "prohibits surgery for all transgender youth and disallows hormone treatment for transgender minors who have not been professionally diagnosed with gender dysphoria."

Utah’s Great Salt Lake reaches record-low water level

While the west is experiencing a mega-drought, the lake is at its lowest water level since recording started in 1847.

Abortion rights defenders applaud judge’s block on Utah ‘trigger ban’

"Today is a win, but it is only the first step in what will undoubtedly be a long and difficult fight," said one pro-choice advocate.

Climate suit claims fossil fuel development poses ‘existential threat’ to Utah’s...

"Utah's fossil fuel development policy poses an existential threat to Utah's children, sacrificing their health, safety, and lives for the short-term profits of the fossil fuel industry."

Biden to restore protections to three national monuments cut by Trump

Biden will expand Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in what is now Utah.

Utah police under investigation after shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

"No matter the circumstances, what happened on Friday night is a tragedy, and I expect this investigation to be handled swiftly and transparently for the sake of everyone involved."

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

Trump administration ignores environmental impacts of mining 30 million tons of...

The organizations filed a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) challenge to the recent approval of the expanded mine, which would extract millions of tons of coal and exacerbate climate change impacts including air pollution and other threats.

Lawsuit filed against jail officer for shooting inmate with shotgun on...

“At the time of the shooting, Prado was absolutely no threat to any of the corrections officers.”

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Senators unveil landmark bill to ban junk food ads aimed at kids amid rising...

Senators Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, and Peter Welch propose the Childhood Diabetes Reduction Act, targeting junk food advertisements to combat the escalating diabetes and obesity epidemic among children.