Hunger Banquet invites everyone to participate in social change

Fire dancers, Hindu dancers, a social innovation contest and the founder of a fair-trade farming organization promise to inspire attendees to impact the world through social change at this year's Hunger Banquet. This will be the 26th year the Hunger Banquet has been held on BYU campus, and this time the Students for International Development club and BYU's Ballard Center are teaming up to help spread awareness of socially innovative solutions to poverty.

Gunman kills 6 in shootings at car dealership, restaurant

A gunman who seemed to choose his victims at random opened fire outside an apartment complex, a car dealership and a restaurant in Michigan, killing six people in a rampage that lasted nearly seven hours, police said.

Utah’s homelessness doesn’t have to be hopelessness

SALT LAKE CITY  -- Gov. Herbert, R-Utah, rallied alongside Utah's service organizations and invited all citizens to "step up" and donate money on their tax...

Utah seeks to crumble ‘Zion curtain’

State lawmakers are considering abolishing the barrier required in restaurants to shield customers from liquor dispensing — a barrier often referred to as the "Zion curtain."

Wearing a helmet a choice under Utah’s partial helmet law

Motorcyclists around campus are aware of the pros and cons of the partial helmet law in Utah. It is a legal choice not to wear helmets for motorcyclists 18 or older in Utah. This is known as a partial helmet law, similar to what is present in 27 other states. Nonetheless, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the risk of death when riding a motorcycle is reduced by 37 percent when helmets are worn.

Fight over gunman’s locked iPhone could have big impact

An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications for millions of cellphone users after a federal magistrate ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an iPhone used by the gunman in the San Bernardino mass shootings.
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